The Publications Department Vice President is expected to lead the department in developing and implementing the strategy for producing and delivering the Society's publications.


  • Be an advocate for ISA publications
  • Organize and facilitate meetings
  • Actively identify, recruit and mentor potential leaders
  • Submit reports to the Executive Board

Other Society Committees

  • Technical Assembly

Preferred Experience/Knowledge

  • Experience with the ISA Publications Department
  • Familiarity with automation technology and trends
  • Familiarity with technical publishing
  • Previous experience as an author or editor

Time Requirements

  • Four-year commitment - two years with responsibilities as elect followed by two years as VP
  • Teleconferences and reporting - approximately 4-6 hours per month
  • Annual Leadership Conference - 4 days
  • Strategic Leader Meeting - 3 days