Young Leaders Council

Our Purpose and Mission


• To increase participation among ILF Fellow alumni and other young professionals and emerging APA leaders in ILF benefits and volunteer opportunities.
• To build strong networks of ILF Fellow alumni

ILF Young Leaders Council (ILF-YLC) members are a vital and active group. ILF is seeking its first inaugural members who are:
• ILF Fellow Alumni
– YLC will accept non-alumni members depending on their passion, skills, and expertise
• Working professionals (including entrepreneurs) in all fields
• Interested in giving back to the community and advising new ILF Fellows
• Able to commit to YLC for at least one year.

• Develop YLC’s mission, organizational chart, and projects
• Develop and maintain Fellow Alumni Database (contact information, bio)
• Develop ILF Fellow Alumni Club in each city
• Support ILF Annual Conference and Awards Gala
– Bring new ideas to improve the events
– MC roles
– Escort VIP guests and Congress members
• Mentorship for new Fellows (resume review, interview tips, career consulting/counseling/workshop, alumni panel, alumni roundtable)
• Organize social events (e.g. fundraising happy hour) for networking among alumni or between Fellow alumni and new Fellows
• Attend fellowship-related events
• Contribute to the YLC page under the ILF Website/Blog
• Contribute to the ILF Fellow Alumni Newsletter and Blog
• Advise ILF junior staff members to improve ILF programs

How to Work:
• Meetings at the ILF D.C. Headquarters office at the Ronald Reagan Building (for those who are in Washington D.C., Virginia, or Maryland)
• In-person meetings and/or conference calls whenever necessary during every summer (from the end of May to early August) to support ILF Fellowship program, Conference, and Awards Gala
• Closely work with ILF Staff

• 2 complimentary tickets to the ILF Annual Conference, Luncheon, and Awards Gala for each member
• YLC names will be announced at the ILF Annual Gala
• Special recognition/certificate (upon request)
• Networking opportunities with ILF Advisors
• Preferentially invited to ILF Advisory Board events or other exclusive meetings/events (through ILF e-newsletter exclusively sent to ILF Alumni)

How to Join:
• Please complete the application attached this announcement and submit it to
Soo Kyung Koo at

ILF-YLC Application