Committee: International Education Leadership Knowledge Community (IEL KC)
Position: Chair, International Education Leadership (IEL) Knowledge Community
Term Dates: January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2024

The International Education Leadership Knowledge Community (IEL KC) addresses the needs of Senior International Officers (SIOs), those international education leaders who are engaged in visioning, leading, and building commitment for internationalization by working at the nexus of administration, faculty, and international education services.

The chair of the IEL KC works in partnership with NAFSA staff to define programming and opportunities to contribute to NAFSA for those who lead internationalization on their campuses. The position is accountable to the Board of Directors through the vice president for scholarship and institutional strategy (VP SIS).

Provide leadership for articulating and promoting the theory, practice, and significance of effective international education leadership.

Provide leadership for the conceptualization, development, and dissemination of quality products, programs, and services that serve international education leaders.   

Position updated February 2021

NAFSA is not currently accepting applications for this position. Visit NAFSA Volunteer Leadership: Open Positions to learn about available opportunities.

Major Functions and Responsibilities


After the deadline, all applications are reviewed by peers on the leadership team of the committee or knowledge community. For more information on the process, please visit the Volunteer Leadership FAQ.