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The spirit of volunteerism is one of the many things that make IMA the leading organization for management accountants. Our members make remarkable contributions that empower the profession through advocacy, innovation, and leadership. With nearly a century of service, our volunteer leaders serve as inspiration for our members to become champions in the profession.

IMA Exemplary Global Board Member Award (IEBM)

The IMA Exemplary Global Board Member Award recognizes a member of the IMA Global Board who, consistent with IMA’s Mission and Global Core Values, exemplifies through preparation, participation, and service what a Board member should be and do. This individual, regardless of length of service to IMA, serves as an example for all Board members and sets a standard for superior performance.

Characteristics for the IMA Exemplary Global Board Member Award:

The person you nominate:

Must serve on the IMA Global Board of Directors and is not inclusive of local boards. If you would like to recognize a local board member for their volunteer contributions, please consider nominating them for one of the other awards. 

  • Embraces IMA’s Mission and Global Core Values.
  • Exhibits service leadership by developing and inspiring others.
  • Promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion by encouraging and respecting alternative points of view.
  • Exhibits a remarkable level of engagement and commitment to effectively advance IMA’s mission.
  • Serves as a role model by demonstrating excellent board etiquette and fulfilling the primary responsibilities of a board member: the duty of care, loyalty, foresight, and obedience.
  • Provides leadership and strategic direction by collaborating with fellow board members and guiding the group to successful outcomes while exhibiting empathy and self-awareness.
  • Preferred: Holds the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) certification.

To nominate someone for the IMA Exemplary Global Board Member Award, please click here.

The deadline for nominations is April 18, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.