Become an IAIABC Committee Leader

IAIABC committees rely on strong leaders like you to drive the development of resources and information that promote the IAIABC's mission. Here you can find information on how to apply for a leadership role on a committee.

The IAIABC is accepting applications for leaders for both the General and EDI committees, which include: 

General Committees
  • Disability Management and Return to Work
  • Dispute Resolution
  • International
  • Medical Issues
  • Regulation
  • Research and Standards
EDI Committees

  • EDI Claims
  • EDI Medical and ProPay
  • EDI Proof of Coverage
  • EDI Systems 

How to Apply/Deadline

Please complete the appropriate form below to apply for a committee leadership role. Please note that EDI committee leaders must be a Jurisdictional or EDI Member. 

Committee Leadership Application

Applications are being accepted October 30 through November 25, 2019.


Leaders serve for a two-year calendar term. The IAIABC is seeking leaders for the January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2021 term.

Committee Leader Responsibilities

In order to meet the committee goals and work plan, committee leader expectations and responsibilities include: 

  • Lead committee meetings
  • Travel to two face-to-face committee meetings
  • Prepare committee agendas and minutes
  • Manage the work and projects of the committee
  • Formulate ideas for future projects and discussions topics


Who pays for my travel?

Committee leaders are responsible for paying their own travel, accommodation, and conference registration expenses required to fulfill their commitment to participate at face-to-face committee meetings.

When are the face-to-face committee meetings?

In-person committee meetings are scheduled concurrently with two IAIABC conferences: The Forum (held in spring) and Convention (held in fall).  More about these conferences can be found at

Who is eligible to be a committee leader?

Any employee of an IAIABC member organization can be a leader of a general committee. Only U.S. Jurisdictional and EDI Members are eligible to be leaders of the EDI committees. 

How are the committees organized? 

Each committee has a chair and vice chair who are appointed as leaders to a two-year term by the IAIABC President. Committee members are appointed to a one-year term, also by the IAIABC President. The committees report to the IAIABC Board of Directors. Each committee is assigned a board liaison and staff liaison.