ILA - International Leadership Association ®

Member Communities

Leadership Development

Community Leaders

Kerissa Kuis
Kerissa Kuis
CEO, BRAVE Leadership School
Robin Roberts
Robin Roberts
Assistant Professor, Technology and Management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Contact Community Leaders:

Our activities and programs are organized by this dedicated team of member volunteers. If you would like to deepen your engagement, please use the email above to contact us about volunteer opportunities.

Kerissa Kuis
Lana Leslie

Research Vice-Chair
Otto Henfling

On-line Community Member Engagement Vice-Chair
Renee Green

Vice Chair, Global Conference Stream
Chrys Egan

The Leadership Development Member Community brings together and serves leadership coaches, consultants, human resource managers, program directors, leaders, and other professionals. We create opportunities to connect members across sectors to examine best practices, new ideas, and the integration and application of leadership development, theory, and practice.

Priorities and Projects

  • Launching our Leadership Development Community on ILA Intersections to increase year-round member engagement
  • Hosting interactive programs throughout the year on global leadership development
  • Contributing articles to the ILA Interface Newsletter
  • Organizing multi-sector and international collaborations for conference sessions and annual networking luncheon
  • Building a repository of interdisciplinary global leadership development resources for consultants, coaches, practitioners, businesses, and scholars that includes rigorous research, best practices, and trends.

Already an ILA Member? 

Not a Member? Join ILA first.

Sample Leadership Development Resources


Question Mark

Advancing Leadership Programs: Asking Guiding Questions

Dr. Trisha Gott, Dr. Denny Roberts, and Rian Satterwhite will discuss recommendations from ILA’s General Principles for Leadership Programs’ and share how attendees can use the principles in their own organizations.


Paper Boat floating on sunny sea

Leading From Stillness

Leaders can learn to lead from a place of stillness – recognizing their own potential to react to situations and seeking to be free of clouded judgement by remaining open and aware of what is happening.