Interested in Becoming an ISA Leader?

ISA has leadership roles for every personality type and skill set. If you're interested in becoming an ISA leader, learn more about the committees available for participation by contacting Andrea Holovach at We'll put you in touch with our dedicated team of volunteer leaders and find the right place for you to get started in your journey of ISA leadership.

ISA Leadership Development Certificate Program

As an ISA member, the Leadership Development Certificate Program provides a unique opportunity for professional growth and to build leadership skills.

If you have any questions regarding the Leadership Development Certificate Program, please contact MaChelle Beason at

ISA Leader Meeting Presentations

The following presentations were conducted at ISA Leader Meetings. The in-person training sessions introduced new and existing leaders to Society operations and provided the tools and ideas needed to successfully perform their duties as a volunteer leaders.

Annual Leadership Conference 2019

Annual Leadership Conference - Opening Session
Challenges to the Automation Profession in Response to Technology Trends
Crafting a Culture of Agility in the Millennial Era
Content Strategy
Event Strategy
Ethics in Engineering
First-Timers Orientation
(re)Energize your Section
Section and Division Leader Training
Section Leader Round Table
Technical Assembly - The Asks 
Volunteer Recruiting and Succession Planning  


Past Leader Meeting Presentations


Annual Leadership Conference - Opening Session
Change Management Concepts
Engaging Young Professionals
Enhancing Your Interpersonal Communications
Volunteer Recruiting and Training
Section Leader Training Workshop
    - Sections - Policies, Guidelines and Operations
    - Keeping Your Section Active
    - 30 Ideas in 30 Minutes 
    - Section Leader Round Table  
Effective Volunteer Leadership Training


Creating Great Membership Experiences
How ISA Technical Divisions Benefited my Career
ISA History, Change, and Path Forward
New Leader Orientation
Tools for running an Active Section
Ask Me to Dance - Diversity and Inclusion
Introduction to ISA Technical Divisions
Membership Retention and Recruitment
Social Media: Using LinkedIn to Full Advantage
Team Development & Leadership (Influence)
Surviving the Worst Case Scenario