Get Involved

Standing Committees

The programs of IDEA are driven by its committee structure. Committees are a great way for members to get involved and help create the IDEA organization that they want to see. All members of IDEA are eligible for committee participation. Just let the Chair know you are interested! Following are a brief description of the various standing committees and the contact information of the Chair.

Conference Content Committee

The CCC plans and executes the programming at the annual conference. To get involved contact Angie Wilson.


Golden Matrix Award Committee

The GMA Committee oversees the annual Golden Matrix Awards competition, as well as planning the actual awards ceremony. To get involved, contact Chad Folkestad.


Hall of Fame Committee

The HoF Committee oversees the election and induction of the Hall of Fame members. To learn more contact John Franzone or Aaron Buckles.


Inclusion & Outreach Committee

The I & O Committee conducts management sessions at the annual conference concerning issues of inclusion and offers an outreach program for students to introduce them to the industry. To get involved contact Derryl Myles.


Inspire the Passion Committee

The ITP Committee administers the annual Inspire the Passion Award competition, which recognizes outstanding students/interns in the industry. For more information contact Brandon Meier.