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Volunteer Opportunities


Elected: See below for openings
Appointed: Late applications accepted through May 31
Applications submitted before April 1 are being considered now.


We publish a call for organizational leaders at the beginning of each year. Please apply by the deadline for first consideration. We will consider applications on a rolling basis and will remove positions as we fill them. Unless otherwise noted, all applicants must have a current membership.

How to Apply

Our application system is connected to your Member Portal. Step-by-step instructions are below.

  • Read the descriptions below, then click the Apply button. You can also use the top level navigation to visit Applications / Browse Opportunities.
  • Select either Elected Role or Volunteer Application, then Select Submit Application (or Nomination, if you are nominating an officer).
  • On the form, you'll select the relevant group and position. Enter your membership type and specialty, if applicable. If requested, upload your CV or resumé without your name and a brief statement of interest.


  • Committee members review applications for board-appointed/non-elected positions and make recommendations to the board, which makes the final decision by vote.
  • Applicant should hear back from the committee chair about their appointments in mid- to late March.
  • Although we begin training new leaders in April, all terms officially begin and/or end at the AIC Annual Meeting or related business meeting. We list term length in the position descriptions. 

If you see a position description missing from the list below, email

Elected Roles

  • ASG - Program Chair Track: Assistant Program Chair (2 hours/month)

  • ASG - Treasurer (1 hour/month)

  • EMG - Chair

  • EMG - Assistant Program Chair

  • WAG - Program Chair Track: Assistant Program Chair (5-10 hours/month)

Appointed (Non-Elected) Roles

  • AIC General Session Postprints Assistant Editor

  • Collaborative Workshops in Photograph Conservation Advisory Committee - Member (3 hr/month)

  • EIC - Committee Member (4 hours/month)

  • EIC - Co-Chair (6 hours/month)

  • EMG - Web Administrator/Coordinator

  • Emergency Committee - Member (2-3 hours/month)

  • H&SN - Fit Test Coordinator (2 hours/month)

  • H&SN - Student Member (2 hours/month)

  • Imaging WG - Program Chair (5 hours/month)

  • Imaging WG - Vice Chair (5 hours/month)

  • Member Engagement SubCom - Member (3-4 hours/month)

  • OSG - Wiki Coordinator (3-10 hrs/month, flex)

  • PSG - Postprints Editor (10 hrs/month)

  • TSG - Achievement Award Committee Member (1 Hour/month)

  • TSG - Postprints Copyeditor (5 hrs/month July -Oct)

  • TSG Wiki Co-editor (5 hours/month)