The ICF Thought Leadership Institute Board of Directors is a governance board in a start-up stage of development. This means that in addition to being fiduciary guardians of this 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, our board members roll up their sleeves, put on their thinking caps, and dedicate a good portion of their time taking an active role on one or more of our board committees or task forces.
Interested in applying to serve on the ICF Thought Leadership Institute Board of Directors? Review the information below and submit your application before August 15, 2022.
To be considered by the 2032 Nominating Committee, start your application below. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply or hope that you will refer someone you think would be a qualified candidate. Thank you for your consideration of ICF Thought Leadership Institute’s work.
At the conclusion of the call for 2023 candidates, the Nominating Committee will review all applications and propose a slate of candidates to the Board of Directors for discussion, followed by an endorsement to submit the slate to the ICF Global Enterprise Board of Directors for review and approval of submission to the existing Board for a vote.
If you have any additional questions, please contact ICF Thought Leadership Institute Vice President Alicia Hullinger by email at email@example.com
August 15, 2022 – deadline to submit application for consideration
September 2022 – virtual interviews
Late December 2022 – candidates notified of their application status
Envisioning a global hub for human development process and practice innovation, the ICF Thought Leadership Institute’s (TLI) mission is to reveal and lead how coaching contributes to Prosperity, Peace, and Partnership for People and Planet in a sustainable way. Our mission supports contributing to the United Nations Action Plan for Sustainability.
ICF Thought Leadership Institute is looking for individuals from diverse backgrounds, and with varied skill sets, perspectives, and voices to help ICF Thought Leadership Institute fulfill its strategic vision. Individuals who are inspired by our mission and have a high level of energy and creativity to make it happen should apply. We are looking for individuals who are motivated to contribute their expertise to grow ICF Thought Leadership Institute’s capacity and impact. And, we seek individuals with a willingness to contribute to envisioning the future of coaching.
ICF Thought Leadership Institute is currently in year three of its three-year Strategic Plan (FY2021 – FY2023) for Experimenting, Testing, and Prototyping our Core Services Methods along with Building Capacity as a new, start-up family organization of the International Coaching Federation (ICF). There will be at least (2) two open positions for the ICF Thought Leadership Institute Board of Directors starting in January 2023.
While all individuals with an interest in serving ICF Thought Leadership Institute are welcome to apply, this year we are particularly interested in candidates who can bring specific expertise to complement our work. For the upcoming nominations cycle, we are seeking individuals who have experience in human development or learning. In addition, we will prioritize candidates who have experience in one or more of the following areas:
To be eligible to serve on the board, please review the following requirements:
ICF Thought Leadership Institute’s Board of Directors is a governance board in a start-up stage of development. This means that in addition to being fiduciary guardians of this 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, our board members roll up their sleeves, put on their thinking caps, and dedicate a good portion of their time taking an active role on one or more of our board committees or task forces.
As a governance board in start-up phase, Board Directors are expected to dedicate about 5-10 hours per month working on ICF Thought Leadership Institute business. This includes attending a monthly conference call with fellow board members, in addition to other committee or task force meetings and follow-up tasks related to those functions.
Board members are expected to attend one (1) annual board meeting in person: time of year and location to be determined. ICF Thought Leadership Institute shall offer each board member compensation to cover travel related expenses to attend the annual in-person board meeting. It will also fully cover expenses related to any necessary board retreat. Such retreats, for instance a strategic planning retreat that occurs every three years, are in addition to the annual in-person board meetings.
Once appointed, Board Directors serve a two-year term and not more than two consecutive terms before a one-year break in Board service. For reference, we invite you to familiarize yourself with our Bylaws.
Our Onboarding Handbook outlines the expectations and responsibilities of board members:
Donna P.A. Eiby, MBA (Austrailia)
Anna Gallotti, MA, MCC (USA, France)
Alicia Hullinger, Ph.D. (USA)
Anna Gallotti, MA, MCC (France and USA)
Donna P.A. Eiby (Australia)
Pinar Dolen (Switzerland)
Silvia Tassarotti, MBA, MCC (Italy)
Secretary and Global Board Representative
Richard Boyatzis, Ph.D., BCC (USA)
Jose Miguel Justel, MCC (Puerto Rico)
Marcus Ranney (India)
Alicia Hullinger, Ph.D. (USA)
Vice President / Executive Director, ICF Thought Leadership Institute
Pat Mathews, MCC (USA)
Global Board Chair
Magdalena Nowicka Mook (USA)
The ICF Thought Leadership Institute encourages people from diverse backgrounds, institutions, and experiences to apply. The ICF Thought Leadership Institute does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.