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LDA of Iowa is seeking dedicated persons to serve on the Iowa board of directors who are passionate about improving the quality of life for individuals with learning disabilities and their families.

The board meets a minimum of four times a year, including the annual meeting held in the fall. Board members are not paid to participate in any projects or work for LDA-IA. There is no reimbursement for travel or other board-related expenses, but some may be tax-deductible. Terms are for three years; there is also an option to serve as a one-year presidential appointee.

In order to be a successful board member, individuals need to be committed to giving their time, talents, and treasures. Each member brings special talents to the board which is very important for committee and project assignments. In addition, board members are required to make an annual pledge to LDA-IA. Any amount is accepted, seen only as a gesture of the board’s commitment to the organization. The amount of an individual board member’s donation is only known by the treasurer, coordinator, and audit committee chairperson, and kept in confidence.

LDA-IA Directors’ Criteria

LDA-IA Board Nomination Form

SERVING ON A NONPROFIT BOARD

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