Program Planning Council Co-Chair (2021-2023)

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Signup Deadline: 04-15-2021
Starts: 08-01-2021
Ends: 07-31-2023


The Program Planning Council Co-Chairs oversee the Program Planning Council volunteer group tasked with developing an overarching programming framework that serves all sectors of ILTA’s membership.

The Program Planning Council Co-Chair is an appointed member of the Program Planning Council. The incoming Co-Chair works closely with the current Program Planning Council Co-Chair to complete delegated tasks and liaise with the Board, staff and Program Planning Council members to set goals, ensure priorities are being met, problem-solve and set agendas.

First Year (as incoming Co-Chair); August 1 – July 31
Second Year (as returning Co-Chair); August 1 – July 31

TEAM COMPOSITION:This position will co-lead the Program Planning Council comprised of the following roles:

  • Program Planning Council Co-Chairs (2)
  • Program Planning Council liaisons for Litigation and Practice Support (2)
  • Program Planning Council liaisons for Practice Management (2)
  • Program Planning Council liaisons for Technology Solutions (2)
  • Program Planning Council liaisons for Knowledge Management (2)
  • Program Planning Council liaisons for Security and Compliance (2)
  • Program Planning Council liaisons for Corporate (2)
  • Program Planning Council liaison for Knowledge Advisors (1)
  • Program Planning Council liaison for Relationship Coordinating Team (1)
  • Program Planning Council liaison for LegalSEC Steering Committee (1)
  • Program Planning Council liaison for International (1)
  • Program Planning Council liaison for Publications (1)
  • Program Planning Council liaison for Strategic Business Partner Relationships (1)
  • Program Planning Council liaison for Talent Council (1)
  • ILTACON Co-Chairs (2)
  • Board Liaisons (2)
The team will be supported by the Education and Content Manager as their ILTA staff liaisons.


  • Works with the other Co-Chair to support the Program Planning Council and to complete associated tasks
  • Attends all Program Planning Council calls and in-person meetings
  • Attends a monthly call of both Co-Chairs and the staff liaison to the Program Planning Council
  • Removes obstacles to achieve Program Planning Council’s annual goals and sets priorities
  • Analyzes and reports on metrics
  • Actively participates in Program Planning Council meetings, calls, and with other ILTA teams as necessary
  • Helps develop the Programming Framework for the year
  • Helps to execute ILTA's strategic goal of increasing member engagement through consistent programming across all ILTA deliverables
  • Participates in interviews and selection of other Program Planning Council members
  • Coaches and mentors ILTA Program Planning Council members
  • Exhibits a positive communication style in person, on the phone, and through email messages with Council members and other volunteer leaders and staff
  • Abide by ILTA's Conflict of Interest Policy


  • Co-lead monthly one-hour conference calls
  • Liaise with staff and volunteer groups to execute designated deliverables
  • Participate in team discussions via designated collaboration channels and email
  • Serve as an ambassador for ILTA

In Person Meetings:

  • ASCEND (Spring)
  • Program Planning Council Meeting (Fall)


Objective Criteria:

  • ILTA member
  • At least two years’ experience working in legal technology
  • Experience as a speaker, author, or regular e-group contributor (or other volunteer experience within ILTA or similar professional organization)
  • Experience as a member of the Program Planning Council
  • Willingness to accept direction from the volunteer leadership and ILTA staff as required
  • Willingness at all times to act as a reflection of ILTA’s core values
Subjective Criteria:

  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to work within a goal-oriented, results-driven team
  • Ability to convey ideas with respectfulness
  • Respect for protocol and history of the organization
  • Ability to put aside personal objectives in deference to the needs of the membership
  • Ability to provide practical programming direction for the organization
Desired Skills:

  • Deep knowledge and experience of technology in the legal profession
  • Effective interpersonal communication
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Business acumen
  • Project management experience
  • Expertise in managing teams
  • Ability to be responsive to rapidly shifting priorities
  • Experience volunteering for the Program Planning Council
Skills you can expect to learn from this volunteer position include:
  • Leadership
  • Goal setting
  • Meeting Facilitation
  • Mentorship
  • Meeting agenda setting and note taking

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

System Qualifications:


Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

4 - 6 Years Industry Experience




Nicole Gomez