Committee: International Education Leadership Knowledge Community (IEL KC)
Position: Chair, International Education Leadership (IEL) Knowledge Community
Term Dates: January 1, 2025 – December 31, 2027

The Chair of the International Education Leadership Knowledge Community (IEL KC) leads the IEL KC team in identifying and disseminating resources and knowledge that address the needs of international education professionals who lead internationalization on their campuses. The IEL KC frequently engages in collaborations across NAFSA and serves current and aspiring Senior International Officers (SIOs) and 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 IEL KC Chair reports to the NAFSA Board of Directors through the Vice President for Scholarship and Institutional Strategy (VP SIS). IEL KC activities contribute to achieving objectives set in NAFSA’s Strategic Plan and Standing Rules, specifically Standing Rule VII, Section A. This is a three-year term with a different role each year: Chair-Elect, Chair, and Past Chair.

Position updated March 2024

NAFSA is no longer accepting applications for this position. Please see for other volunteer roles accepting applications at this time.

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