Become A Leader Board of Directors Serving on the Board is the ultimate leadership opportunity within Illinois ASBO. Each year, applications for Board service are accepted starting in September through December 15. For more information, contact Immediate Past President, Susan L. Harkin at firstname.lastname@example.org or (847) 551-8319. Service Associate Advisory Committee (SAAC) The SAAC is the voice of the Service Associates (vendors) within Illinois ASBO. Serving on the SAAC gives you the opportunity to help plan events and opportunities that are meaningful to you. Each year, applications for the SAAC are accepted starting in September through December 15. Download the Service Associate Advisory Committee Application (Editable PDF) Leadership Training Check out all the professional development opportunities available to you to help build your leadership skills within your district/company. Roadmap to Success Based on how long you’ve been in the field, find ways to increase your involvement and become a leader within the Association.