ISN Elections

Call for nominations – Deadline December 31, 2014

We are calling on our members to nominate candidates for open positions on the Council and for the Secretary position to be vacant in 2015.

Current Council Members

  • Alois Saria, President – Austria, Term of Office: 2013-2015
  • Monica Carson, Secretary– USA, Term of Office: 2011-2015
  • Kazuhiro Ikenaka, Treasurer – Japan, Term of Office: 2013-2017
  • Alessandro Prinetti, Council member - Italy, Term of Office: 2011-2015
  • Kochupurackal Mohanakumar, Council member - India, Term of Office: 2011-2015
  • Caroline Rae, Council member - Australia,  Term of Office: 2013-2017
  • Amadi Ihunwo , Council member-  South Africa, Term of Office: 2011-2015
  • Marco Prado, Council member - Canada, Term of Office: 2011-2015
  • Roberto Cappai, Council member- Australia, Term of Office: 2011-2015
  • Doug Feinstein, Council member - USA, Term of Office: 2011-2015
  • Flavia Gomes, Council member - Brazil, Term of Office: 2013-2017
  • Shin-ichi Hisanaga, Council member- Japan, Term of Office: 2013-2017
  • Dimitra Mangoura, Council member - Greece, Term of Office: 2013-2017
  • Constanze Seidenbecher, Council member - Germany, Term of Office: 2011-2015

Positions appointed by Council

  • Anthony Tuner, Head of Publications Committee - UK, Term of Office: 2011-present
  • David Shine, Company Secretary – USA, Term of Office: 2013 – present
  • Phil Beart, Past President – Australia , Term of Office: 2013-2015
  • Graham Johnston , Historian– Australia, Term of Office: 2013 – present 

Open positions

  • Alessandro Prinetti , Council member - Italy, Term of Office: 2011-2015
  • Amadi Ihunwo, Council member -  South Africa, Term of Office: 2011-2015
  • Marco Prado , Council member - Canada, Term of Office: 2011-2015
  • Roberto Cappai, Council member - Australia, Term of Office: 2011-2015
  • Doug Feinstein, Council member - USA, Term of Office: 2011-2015

Council member duties

The Council is the governing body of the Society and is responsible for establishing the policy, supervision, control and supervision, control and direction of the Society.
Council members are expected to attend the yearly Council meetings and actively participate in the activities of the Society as Chairs and/or members of the ISN Committees.

Term of Office
The term of office is a four year term renewable once.

Current Officers

  • Alois Saria, President - Austria, Term of Office: 2013-2015
  • Kazuhiro Ikenaka, Treasurer - Japan, Term of Office: 2013-2017
  • Monica Carson, Secretary - USA, Term of Office: 2011-2015

Open position

  • Monica Carson, Secretary - USA

Secretary duties
The Secretary or his/her delegate, shall be responsible for sending notices of meetings to the members and keeping the minutes and records of the organization .
The Secretary is also expected to:
- Contribute in strategy and objective settings for the Society
- Contribute in development of all aspects of the Society
- Represent and promote the Society

Secretary term of office
The term of office is a four year non-renewable term.

COUNCIL MEMBERS AND SECRETARY NOMINATIONS

Who can nominate?
Members in good standing (paid membership dues for the year 2014).

How many candidates may I nominate?

You can nominate:

  • One candidate for the Secretary position
  • Up to five  members for the Councilors positions (number of open positions)
***IMPORTANT***
Please note that:
  • All nominations should be supported by 9 members in good standing.
  • Not more than one third of nominations can be from the same country.
  • All Members in good standing nominated in accordance with these bylaws will be eligible for election to the Council and for the Secretary position.

How do I nominate?
Each nomination must contain:
1) the name of the Member making the nomination (This is automatically inserted in the online nomination form)
2) the name(s) of the nominated Member (

ISN NOMINATIONS FORM

Click here to access the ISN online nominations form   - to be completed by the deadline for December 31, 2014 .