become a

IIDA Great Plains relies on members (like you!) to develop and foster the design community. There are several volunteer opportunities to support your interest level. Build friendships and leadership skills along the way!


Why Volunteer?

  • Have a voice on what events and initiatives our Chapter pursues.
  • Impact on your profession and your peers – leave your mark!
  • Build leadership skills
  • Pay it forward
  • Strengthen soft skills like teamwork, critical thinking, communication, decision-making and organization.
  • Mentorship and professional network
  • Foster community and friendships with other board members.
Become a Volunteer
Ways to get involved

How Can I Volunteer?

 The Great Plains Chapter offers many opportunities to fit your talents and level of time and commitment available. From helping with a city center event to serving on the Board of Directors, there is a place for you here.   Each Spring the Great Plains Chapter accepts applications for Board of Directors and Directors. If interested in volunteering contact our VP of Members.  

What to give volunteering a try? Help at a City Center event! Reach out to your VP below.




Make Your Mark

There are several ways you can get involved with our chapter

Advocacy Committee Member:

Volunteer on an ongoing basis as part of our Advocacy Committee in either Nebraska or Iowa. Support VP of Advocacy and our lobbyists with outreach, strategy, and legislative support.  

Become a Volunteer

Special Event Chair and Committee:

For each Signature Event (like IDEA), an Event Chair is selected along with 3-6 committee members. Time commitment is approximately six months. Tasks can include: programming, planning content, production, graphics, and venue.  

Become a Volunteer


Works in tandem with Vice Presidents of the Board to achieve their goals, initiatives, and to plan events. One-year term

Become a Volunteer

Board of Directors:

Develop and oversee the strategic plan of the Chapter, operate with our mission to elevate, advocate, and celebrate the profession of Interior Design in Iowa and Nebraska.  Two-year term (President-Elect/President/Past President is a three-year term)  Must be an IIDA member for twelve consecutive months.

Become a Volunteer