Position of the VICE PRESIDENT is up for elections

Rod Barnett’s first term as IODA vice president ends in 2015.

We would like to invite you to submit your nomination or recommending another IODA member.


General role of the vice president

The vice president guides the IODA organization in fulfilling its vision and mission as well as its values. The vice president is the head of the scholarship committee and the election committee. In the absence of the President the vice president will perform the duties and exercise the power of the president.

Please download the general commitment of IODA’s vice president and the detailed position description here.


Election process

IODA members will have the opportunity to nominate themselves or recommend

another IODA member. Nominations need to be submitted until June 22, 2015.


Eligibility criteria for nomination

To be eligible to vote, IODA members must have paid their membership dues for the year in which the election is held. So in this round of elections everybody is eligible to vote who has paid the annual membership fee for 2015 and all those as well who paid for 2014 and are planning to renew their IODA membership for 2015.

Your membership has expired? Your are not a member yet and would like to participate in the elections?

Register or renew today online and click here.

Any IODA member who is eligible to vote and who meets the nomination criteria may self-nominate or nominate another member who meets the criteria for eligibility for nomination. All members being nominated by others must be informed and have given assent before their names can be sent in as nominations.


Required nomination documents

Nomination form (Downloads),  a presentation letter including a digital photo, outlining why you wish to serve as board member, your vision for IODA and any other information you would like to include to promote your candidacy. This letter will be e-mailed to all IODA members by the election committee. You are also required to submit two recommendations from other IODA members.

If you are recommending another IODA member please get his/her approval beforehand.


Closing date for submitting nominations

June 22,  2015

Closing date for submitting your letter, photo and two recommendations

June 30, 2015


Recipients of nominations

Please submit your nomination to all four members of the Election Committee.

Please think about nominating yourself or recommending another IODA member for the positions and to contributing and working in this way to guide the development of IODA together with your fellow members.

If you wish any further advice please contact the Election Committee here.

We are looking forward to an exciting election process.

The Election Committee