Membership Committee

Elisa Enriquez, CO-OP, Co-Chair
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Carrie Knell, Co-Chair
Kenyon College

Committee Members

Lee Twyman, Rochester Institute of Technology
Glenda Dickson, Clemson University
Amanda Dean, University of California - Berkeley
Wayne Marriott, Fleetwood Group Limited
Erica Peters, Central Michigan University
Judith Brunet, Parks Canada

To Join the Committee

IOA members interested in joining this committee please send an email to the committee chair Elisa Enriquez.


The IOA Membership Committee serves the membership of IOA by monitoring and evaluating membership applications and renewals in a consistent and efficient manner; by recognizing the interests of the various sectors of the profession; and by seeking to grow the organization worldwide.  


  • Enhance welcome and orientation materials for new members
  • Enhance outreach and retention efforts based on new membership guidelines


  • Created transfer of membership guidelines approved by the IOA Board in 2018.
  • Initiated a re-engagement campaign for lapsed members.
  • Created a “Welcome Wagon” letter and process for new ombuds who are not members of IOA.
  • Created a Decision Tree for IOA Inquiries
Membership Committee Job Description

Below are links to important membership information:
IOA Standards of Practice
IOA Code of Ethics
IOA Member Benefits
IOA Membership Information
IOA Membership Renewal Information