Lia M. Powell is the program manager for the Independent Distributors of Electronics Association (IDEA). In addition to the management of daily program operations, she contributes to the development of new programs and the implementation of improved policy and process. Lia obtained a Bachelor's degree in international affairs summa cum laude. She has worked within the non-profit sector for over 12 years in program management and direction of membership services with US and international organizations. She has served on the G-19D subcommittee and enjoys volunteering in her local community, writing, and various mediums of art.