We would like to present the candidates for the position of IODA’s vice president and show you how you can participate by voting.

The election committee is proud to present to you these wonderful and outstanding two candidates put forward by IODA members. We thank all members who have taken an active part in the election procedure by nominating and supporting candidates.


Candidates for IODA’s Vice President

Juan Carlos Obrador, Chile

Rod Barnett, Australia


We thank both of them for their willingness to submit their candidacy, for their willingness to serve the members, and their care for IODA and its future. Please read their excellent presentations and recommendations under DOWNLOADS.

Now, it is your turn!  This is how you can exercise your vote.

Voting procedure

The procedure this year will be easy to use and will be confidential and anonymous.
Similar to the previous elections we will be using the online voting system set up by people at Cornell University (CIVS) and used by over 80000 people in many not-for-profit organizations like ours.

An email with the voting guidelines will be sent to all eligible members and another one with a  link to the on-line poll, so you can click on the link and cast your vote.

If you are an eligible voter and don’t receive the voting guidelines or invitation to join the poll, please contact Silke our election clerk:


Time frame for voting

The time frame to vote will be from July 03 until July 13, 13:00 CET 2015.


Eligible members

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. If you want to join or renew now just click here.

Each member may vote only once for the position as vice president.


Renew your membership today so you can have a say!


We wish all candidates much success in the upcoming elections.

Please do not hesitate to contact the election committee in case you have any questions.