Volunteer With ILCA

The International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) is currently looking for committee volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering in 2024, please submit your application before 19 January.

The committees listed below are currently looking for volunteers.

Volunteers are needed for the following committees:

Conference Planning Task Force

The Conference Planning Task Force (CPTF) makes it possible for lactation support professionals to access quality educational content presented at the ILCA Annual Conference through the selection of speakers and assistance on-site.

Review the Conference Planning Task Force Charter  for more information and the qualifications of task force members.

Education Committee

The Education Committee will support the development of year-round educational content, in coordination with ILCA’s Accredited Provider Program Director (contract position). The Committee will leverage data from the member needs assessment, as well as quarterly evaluation reports for educational offerings, to identify education topics, review submitted proposals for educational offerings, review draft content to ensure it aligns with these needs and the WHO Code and ensure compliance with IBLCE and ANCC requirements.

Review the Education Committee Charter for more information and the qualifications of committee members.

Fellows of International Lactation Consultant Association Committee

The FILCA Committee will review and select applicants to be presented to the ILCA Board of Directors for final approval for the FILCA designation.

Review the FILCA Committee Charter for more information and the qualifications of task force members.

Global Outreach Committee

The Global Outreach Committee serves to fulfill ILCA’s vision of worldwide representation via collaboration with key partners and international organizations.

Review the Global Outreach Committee Charter for more information and the qualifications of committee members.

International Code Committee

The International Code Committee is responsible for assisting ILCA in expanding the awareness, understanding and application of the World Health Organization’s International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and relevant subsequent WHA resolutions (International Code).

Review the International Code Committee Charter for more information and the qualifications of committee members.

Membership Task Force

The Membership Task Force is an advisory task force to the ILCA Board of Directors on matters pertaining to membership with the association. The Membership Task Force considers data related to the association’s membership, future trends in lactation consulting, as well as economic and enterprise trends, to make recommendations to the Board on membership categories with associated benefits and dues.

Review the Membership Task Force Charter for more information and qualifications of task force members.

Nominations Task Force

The Nominations Task Force will identify and vet a slate of nominees to fill open positions on the Board of Directors who exemplify ILCA’s core values. The Task Force will convene in May 2024*. Application review and scoring will be conducted in June and July 2024*. A slate of nominees will be recommended to the Board by August 2024*.

Review the Nominations Task Force Charter for more information and qualifications of task force members.

*Dates are subject to change as needed.

Research Task Force

The ILCA Research Task Force ensures that ILCA members have access to the latest research in the skilled lactation care field, directly impacting members’ ability to provide the best care possible to parents and babies.

Review the Research Task Force Charter for more information and the qualifications of task force members.