Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board Roles and Expectations

The IAPP’s Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board helps guide the IAPP's strategic development of networking, professional development and leadership resources and opportunities to help advance and support women in the privacy field.

The board is led by IAPP Member and Customer Relations Director Kim MacNeill, CIPP/US, and holds at least four meetings per year.

Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board Expectations

All Women Leading Privacy Board members are expected to:

  • Play a key role in informing strategy and shaping goals of the IAPP's Women Leading Privacy community
  • Support annual initiatives that provide opportunities for professional growth through networking and educational opportunities
  • Help develop a peer-to-peer network focused on professional development for women and men
  • Be advocates for the Women Leading Privacy community
  • Be members of the IAPP


All Women Leading Privacy Board members are required to:

  • Serve a two-year term
  • Attend and contribute to meetings
  • Be ambassadors for the advancement of women's leadership in the field of privacy

Selection criteria

Board members are balanced, to the extent possible, by : experience level, years in profession, industry sector, geographic location and area of expertise. Considerations for selection include:

  • Current IAPP membership in good standing (maintained throughout term)
  • Existing or past leadership roles within the IAPP
  • CIPM, CIPP, or CIPT certification is an advantage


  • Receive two continuing privacy education (CPE) credits per year


How to Apply

The Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board is not accepting new members at this time.