The Executive Committee, chaired by the association president and including the officers and staff director, acts on behalf of the full Board of Directors between normally scheduled Board meetings. Under the leadership of the immediate past president, the committee oversees the annual nomination and election process, guided by Board approved procedures, to recruit eligible members to serve on the Board of Directors. The committee also manages the annual operating budget and the association’s investment portfolio and produces monthly and quarterly financial reports and the annual audit.
The Membership Development Committee reviews all applications for membership. The committee conducts an annual recruitment campaign and advises the Board on matters of membership policy and procedure.
In addition, the Membership Committee oversees the development and delivery of a variety of member resources, the CEO Forum program, the Emerging Leader's Initiative (ELI), benchmarking reports, and a variety of educational member services. With the support of its vendor partners, ISD provides members with a competitive edge.
Through its support of collaborative efforts, including the Association Education Alliance and the University of Innovative Distribution, ISD is able to offer valuable training opportunities and access to important information and services.
ISD's Technical Committee oversees and supports key association programs that leverage Distributor-Associate teaming to enable technical education for the membership, identifying areas where technical education, insights, etc. from our Associates would have the most impact and value for the membership. Deliverables include the Sealing Your Success e-Seminar series, technical sessions for the Spring Technical Event, and any technical content at the Summit.