Section Leader Resources


Become a leader in your IFT section by volunteering! Whether you're interested in serving on a committee, mentoring other IFT members, writing a newsletter article, participating on a task force, or serving as an officer, you'll find that the time and expertise you offer are rewarded many times over. 

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Expand your professional and personal network
  • Develop leadership and communication skills
  • Contribute to the profession
  • Grow personally and professionally
  • Establish meaningful connections
  • Influence your section’s future

Watch the following video to learn about the benefits of volunteering for IFT Sections:

IFT sections thrive because of the input of members like you. Talk to any of your section’s leaders about your interest in volunteering. Find your local IFT section here:

Or visit IFT’s Volunteer Central and select “Section Volunteer” to volunteer on-line.

Consider getting involved with your local IFT section today!

Section Leader Resources

Section Leader Workshop

Section leaders receive access to a variety of resources through IFT. In the Section Leader Resources group within IFT Connect, you can find resources such as the Section Leader Update newsletter, the Section Operations Manual, Model Bylaws and content generated from the annual Section Leadership Forum. In addition, each IFT Section has a unique group available in IFT Connect. Within this group, section leaders can access a variety of membership reports and generate the current year’s Annual Report. If you need assistance, please email

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