Members of the Board of Directors of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) are a primary force in and personally responsible for enabling the organization to achieve its mission and goals, realize its potential and fulfill its obligations to the general public. In addition to being committed to breastfeeding, members must be participatory, knowledgeable, strong and supportive, and empowering of the elected officers, Executive Directors and staff. They bring diverse resources and talents that benefit the long-term viability of the Board.
Acceptance of a position on the Board is a three-year commitment. The primary role of a Board member is to focus on the development of policies that govern the implementation of the certification program. This role is separate and distinct from that of the Executive Director who is delegated the administration and implementation of policy.
View and download the IBLCE Bylaws
adopted 29 August 1999 and as amended 6 February 2000, 24 August 2002, 11 September 2005, 21 March 2009 and 29 August 2012.
All Board Members have specific duties to fulfill on the IBLCE Board of Directors, including participating in regular activities and attending all meetings of the Board, recognize, respect, value and support cultural differences and serve on at least two committees of the Board. For a full description of what it means to be an IBLCE Board Member, click on the link to download a PDF file or visit our Resources page.
Frequently Asked Questions
You may still have questions about becoming a Board Member for the IBLCE Board of Directors. Our Frequently Asked Questions document is currently being edited. If you have immediate questions, please contact us.