Advisory committees are teams of subject matter experts focused on a specific area of interest. They provide leadership in these areas to ILCA and help to set direction in their assigned areas.
Advocacy: Responsible for the development of campaigns and projects that globally represent and promote the value of ILCA and the IBCLC profession.
Equity: Committed to exploring opportunities to increase cultural inclusion and diversity within the organization, as well as the translations of relevant documents for the profession.
Global Collaboration: Team of regional and cross-cultural experts responsible for planning and
overseeing ILCA global development activities.
International Code: The committee is an appointed group of International Code experts (ILCA members and non-members) whose primary responsibility is to determine whether potential commercial affiliates are meeting their obligations under the International Code of the Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes and relevant subsequent WHA resolutions.
Professional Development: Provides guidance on research, professional development, resources, conference programming, and clinical instruction while supporting all knowledge based activity for the organization.
Resource Development:Tasked with finding new avenues for funding that will expand access and opportunity to IBCLCs through grants, scholarships, and other fundraising.
While Advisory and Regional committees provide long-term guidance, Task Forces serve to help us reach time-sensitive goals in project-based and task-specific ways. These groups of individuals work together on a short-term basis.
2017 Annual Conference Program Task Force: Responsible for planning ILCA's annual conference program with guidance from the Professional Development Committee, Board of Directors and staff.
Conference Development Task Force: Responsible for developing an overall recommendation for where future ILCA conferences should be located.
Fellows of ILCA Program Assessment Task Force: Responsible for recommending revised Fellows of ILCA goals, selection criteria, application process and scoring system for Board consideration.
IBCLC Care Award Task Force: Responsible for reviewing, scoring, and selecting candidates for the IBCLC Community-based Care Award.
Nominations Task Force: Responsible for identifying, vetting and nomination Board Member candidates to the Board of Directors.
Research Task Force: Responsible for screening applicants for Conference Poster Display and Research Session as well as make final selection for Annual Poster Contest.
WABA- ILCA Fellowship Review Task Force: Responsible for recommending goals and objectives for the joint WABA-ILCA Fellowship program and outlining the process, criteria and timeline for candidate selection.
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