IIBEC Leadership Academy

Welcome to the IIBEC Leadership Academy!

The below educational sessions are proudly presented by IIBEC’s leadership and professional staff to help facilitate success in our affiliated chapters and branches.

These videos are intended as an extension of the annual IIBEC Leadership Development Workshop, an exclusive educational event provided specifically for sitting board members of our affiliated chapters, and will be updated as need arises.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to your respective region director, or Manager of Region and Chapter Relations Tara Cottle.

IIBEC Chapter Leaders – Leading the Industry on a Local Level

Are you interested in taking a more active role in your local chapter but don’t quite know what a board role entails?  Please refer to the leadership modules to the right for brief presentations covering both the hard and soft roles of each voting position on a chapter’s executive committee.

IIBEC has nearly 40 affiliated chapters and branches spanning across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, find yours today!

IIBEC Chapter Treasurer


IIBEC Chapter Secretary


IIBEC Chapter Vice President

IIBEC Chapter President

IIBEC Branch Liaison

Chapter Operations:  Bylaws & Administration

Chris Dawkins, IIBEC Region II Director

Chapter Operations: Chapter Meetings & Liability Ins.

Burt Carver, IIBEC Region VI Director

Chapter Operations: Leadership Roles & Elections

Jean-Guy Levaque, IIBEC Past President

Chapter Operations:  Chapter-Delivered Education

Karen McElroy, VP Events and Education

Chapter Operations: Yearly Chapter Transition Meeting & Outstanding Chapter Awards Program

Jon Cannon, Chapter Development Committee Chair

IIBEC Registrations & CEHs

Alec Jeffries, Sr. Director Membership & Registrations

Membership Development at the Chapter Level

Alec Jeffries, Sr. Director Membership & Registrations

Region Directors’ Role with Chapters

Jennifer Hogan, IIBEC Region VII Director

Best Practices for a Successful Virtual Event

Chris Barnes, Director of Marketing and Sales

IIBEC Communications – Submissions & FAQ

Social Media and Online Engagement

Katey Lempka, Assist. Director of Communications