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Board Member Guidelines

The ICF Greater Austin Charter Chapter is the Central Texas based chapter of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), the leading worldwide resource supporting the art, science, and practice of professional business and personal coaching.

We actively support the advancement of the professional coaching by providing education, networking, and business development opportunities for members and our supporting community. Our members are entrepreneurs with their own coaching business and corporate professionals using coaching as a performance and development tool in their jobs.

Each Role is Committed to Align with the ICF Greater Austin Charter Chapter Mission

To lead a thriving collaborative coaching community that drives high impact results for coaches and those whom they serve.

Each Role is Committed to Align with one or more of ICF Global's Strategic Goals

  1. ICF Members represent excellence in professional coaching.
  2. ICF is the most relevant professional coaching organization.
  3. ICF has the strongest global brand.
  4. ICF promotes professional coaching.
  5. ICF fosters the application of coaching for societal change.
  6. ICF develops and progresses plans to expand the scope and influence of the organization.

General Responsibilities

Board of Director Service

Service on ICF Greater Austin Chapter Board of Directors is completely voluntary and without remuneration.

Board Term Expectations

ICF Greater Austin Chapter Board Members will serve a two year term and be eligible for re-appointment if a member in good standing. President, President-Elect and Past President will each serve a one year term for a total of 3 years; non-renewable position. Board members are expected to complete the ICF Chapter Leader Volunteer Training, to abide by the ICF Global Chapter Leader Ethical Guidelines, to uphold the ICF Greater Austin Charter Chapter bylaws, to participate in a majority of monthly Chapter meetings, monthly Board calls, and other special called Board meetings as deemed necessary.

Estimated hours of investment: 8-12 hours/month (varies by role and Director work style).

Board scheduled meetings:

  • Monthly Board Call, 12-1:30 pm; Second Tuesday of each month
  • One annual New Board Retreat (4-8 hours); May
  • One planning session to create measurable goals aligned with ICF Chapter Activity Report (4 hours); End of Year

This is an opportunity for an individual who is passionate about coaching to participate with other Board members in shaping the ICF Greater Austin Charter Chapter to continue to build community and develop partnership. A commitment to be an ambassador for the chapter is expected.

Board Member Requirements

  • ICF Global member
  • ICF Greater Austin Chapter member
  • Ensure that ICF Greater Austin chapter fulfills commitment to a diverse board that reflects the coaching community
  • Represents the organization in a professional manner


Apply to Serve on the Board

You'll be prompted to log-in to your ICF Austin account to complete the form. Only people who have both an ICF Global and ICF Austin memberships are eligible to apply.

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