Education Council Co Chair (2023 - 2025)

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Signup Deadline: 05-31-2023
Starts: 09-01-2023
Ends: 08-31-2025
Location: Online Opportunity


The Education Council ensures all ILTA programming, networking, and events are aligned. The council will be focused on developing an annual overarching programming framework that serves all sectors of the ILTA community. The Council level is where leaders of committees focused on programming, events, and content collaborate as a partnership to ensure efforts are parallel, cohesive, and evolving as necessary to meet the needs of the community. In addition to the Education Council Co-Chairs, the Council membership consists of the co-chairs of the Programming Committee, the Engagement Committee, the Events Committee, and ILTACON.   The Council reports to the Board of Directors. 



The co-chairs' role is to lead the Education Council, and includes: 

  • Along with Volunteer Leadership Task Force, complete development of new volunteer structure.  
  • Implement ILTA’s strategic plan along with any strategic goals set by the Board, track appropriate metrics, set measurable goals, and develop actionable tracking mechanisms 
  • Communicate strategies and goals to Council and Committees  
  • Oversee and facilitate committee progress  
  • Participate in expanding international reach of the organization, balancing existing expertise while embracing and integrating unique cultural values. 


Two-year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms; renewable subject to selection process; can reapply after two years of non-service: September 1 to August 31. Terms will be staggered where possible. 



  • Oversee the annual creation, communication, and implementation of the overarching programming framework  

  • Co-lead Councils and meetings in collaboration with staff (including development of agendas) 

  • Participate in quarterly strategic Council calls with Board of Directors 

  • Attend meetings during ILTA annual conference  

  • Communicate committee ideas, initiatives, and schedules to ensure all committees are working harmoniously to provide high quality education. Education must be aligned with the evolution of the legal industry, learning pathways, knowledge advisor and business partner thought leadership and improved delivery methods 

  • Ensure tight integration of collaboration and alignment of goals across programming, networking, and events  

  • Work with other areas of the organization to ensure appropriate communication and marketing encompasses the entire organization  

  • Collaborate with ILTA staff to create revenue generating events or models to advance the organization 



Minimum Criteria: 

  • Active ILTA member, business partner or industry participant 

  • Complete the ILTA Conflict of Interest Form 

  • Direct Committee experience or equivalent experience within ILTA or another organization 

  • Ability to accept direction from the volunteer leadership and ILT

  • Ability at all times to act as a reflection of ILTA’s core values


Preferred Skills: 

  • Experience developing and delivering virtual and in-person education and networking opportunities in the legal industry 

  • Experience with staffing, developing and leading teams 

  • Willingness to collaborate with other volunteers in transition to new structure 


The most important things you will learn from this position:

  • Leadership 

  • Development and mentorship of new teams 

  • Determining educational and financial value of programming and events 

  • Developing education and events to suit diverse groups across industry and globe


ILTA volunteer leaders do not receive compensation for their services but may be reimbursed for expenses. 



ILTA seeks to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the legal tech community. Holding this core value central to all volunteer efforts will be key to the success of individuals holding ILTA volunteer roles and remains a top priority for ILTA. 

Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

4 - 6 Years Industry Experience




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