Membership Committee

Members of the 2017 - 2018 Membership Committee. The term of service ends at the conclusion of the IAS Annual Meeting in the year indicated.

Board Liaison – Lyn Countryman; University of Northern Iowa

Chair: Don Beitz; Iowa State University

Member: (Exp 2018) Gary Fulton; Marshalltown Community College
Member: (Exp 2018) Chris O'Connell; Northeast Iowa Community College
Member: (Exp 2019) Michael LaGier; Grand View University
Member: (Exp 2019) Don Beitz; Iowa State University
Member: (Exp 2020) OPEN
Member: (Exp 2020) OPEN


Committee Description

  • The Membership Committee shall be made up of six Members or Fellows appointed for three-year terms with two members being appointed each year.
  • The chair shall be designated by the President.

Committee Duties

  • The Membership Committee will annually conduct a membership drive to increase membership in all categories except Corporate Membership and Institutional Membership. 
  • It will make nominations of new Fellows to the Board, consider applications for promotion from Member to Fellow, and make appropriate recommendations to the Board.
  • The Committee will assist the Executive Director with maintaining accurate membership lists. It shall be responsible for appropriate memorial tributes upon death of members.