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COMMITTEES

The important work of the ILIPA is made possible through the dedication of its members organized into committees focused on supporting the mission of the ILIPA.

OPERATIONS

Committee Goal

The Operations Committee coordinates the internal operational needs of the Alliance.

 

Committee Objectives

  • Coordinate internal Alliance organizational needs
    (e.g. BoD structure, meeting minutes)

  • Create & maintain Alliance website

  • Establish fundraising requirements of Alliance

Chairs

Patrick Hayford and Nikhil Marathe

Mickie Piatt, Sam Zellner

MARKETING and COMMUNICATIONS

Committee Goal

This committee coordinates all external marketing & communication needs of the Alliance.

 

Committee Objectives

  • Establish & maintain social media presence of Alliance

  • Coordinate marketing & PR to members and external stakeholders

  • Create & maintain IP event calendar

Chairs

Kate Berezutskaya and Stefanie Schodrof

Mickie Piatt

EDUCATION and AWARENESS

Committee Goal

This committee creates IP education and awareness programs at all academic levels and across professions.

 

Committee Objectives

  • Coordinate Alliance participation in IL Science Fair

  • Create and manage IP mentoring program

  • Provide IP presentations on website for use by educators & business

Chairs

Sarah Biggs and Kenneth Matuszewski

Joe Bradley, Mike Doyle, Meggan Duffy

MEMBERSHIP

Committee Goal

The membership committee manages all aspects of Alliance membership.

 

Committee Objectives

  • Create & manage member solicitation efforts

  • Support member communication & Alliance committee needs of members 

Chairs

Aseet Patel and Robert McSorley

Ashly Boesche, Kenny Matuszewski, Patrick Owens

PROGRAMS and EVENTS

Committee Goal

This committee facilitates Alliance programming and events on topics of interest to the membership and their guests.

 

Committee Objectives

  • Encourage and coordinate programming and events on current issues that align with the Alliance mission

  • Raise awareness of intellectual property issues facing Illinois

  • Provide speaking opportunities for thought leaders and experts

  • Co-promote events with other organizations

Chairs

Lisa Iverson

Mark Alilovich, Frank Gau, David Jinkins, Alex Karana, Matt Kelly, Michael Peroff, Mickie Piatt, Kyle Pikula, Tracie Porter, Peter Prommer