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Alex Walker posted on April 14, 2016 14:56

ISA 2016 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENTS

The International Studies Association Nominating Committee invites members of the association to nominate candidates to be considered for offices for 2018-2019, including a president and three vice-presidents, each of whom will serve a one-year term. Criteria for officers are: professional distinction and past involvement in, and knowledge of, the ISA. One of the Vice Presidents shall be resident outside the recognized regions of the Association. Nominations should contain: (1) a detailed letter that addresses the nominee's professional accomplishments and service to the association; (2) a current vita for the candidate; and (3) a short statement by the nominee acknowledging the nomination. The ISA is strongly committed to diversity in its officers. Current members of the nominating committee are not eligible while serving their three-year terms.

Nomination Procedure:

The membership may nominate any candidate, including themselves, for the positions of President or Vice President. Nominations must be received by June 15, 2016, and include a letter of nomination, curriculum vitae, and a short statement by the nominee acknowledging the nomination and stating their willingness to meet the demands of the office. 

Nominations should be sent directly to the nominating committee at this email: nominations2017@isanet.org.  Please put "ISA Nomination for (insert title of office)" in the subject line. The ISA President should be willing to travel on Association business. Additional officer responsibilities can be found listed in the ISA Constitution. The individual nominated may also indicate their willingness to serve in another position; e.g. someone nominated for the role of Vice President may indicate their willingness to serve as President or vice versa. 

The Nominating Committee will review the candidates' qualifications with respect to the requirements of the position as stated in the call for nominations (viz. academic credentials, prior service to the Association, and diversity) and nominate candidates for approval by the membership. The Nominating Committee will inform all candidates of their status in a timely way. 

THE DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS JUNE 15, 2016.


ISA 2016 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
TREASURER

The International Studies Association Nominating Committee invites members of the association to nominate candidates to be considered for the position of Treasurer. Self-nominations are welcome. The treasurer serves a three-year term, with the possibility of re-election. The Treasurer oversees, with the President and the Executive Director, the handling of the Association's funds, advises the President and Executive Director on recommending a budget to the Governing Council, reviews the annual report of the Executive Director to the Governing Council and the Annual Business Meeting on the Association's financial condition, proposes programs and policies to enhance the financial condition of the Association. The ISA is strongly committed to diversity in its officers.

Nomination Procedure: 

Nominations should contain a letter detailing the nominee's professional accomplishments and experience with the Association as well as a CV and brief statement by the nominee acknowledging the nomination.

Nominations should be sent to the ISA Nominating Committee using the following email: nominations2017@isanet.org, with “ISA Treasurer Nomination” in the subject line. The Nominating Committee will review the candidates' qualifications with respect to the requirements of the position as stated in the call for nominations and nominate candidates for approval by the membership. The Nominating Committee will inform all candidates of their status in a timely way.

THE DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS JUNE 15, 2016.


ISA 2016 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVES TO THE GOVERNING COUNCIL

The International Studies Association Nominating Committee invites members of the association to nominate candidates to be considered for the position of At-Large Representative on the ISA Governing Council.  Self-nominations are welcome. At-Large Representatives serve a two-year term and must be from outside the recognized regions of the Association (recognized regions include ISA-Asia-Pacific, ISA-Canada, ISA-Midwest, ISA-Northeast, ISA-South, and ISA-West). Thus nominations from outside these recognized regions including Africa, Europe, Middle East, Latin America, and South Asia are encouraged. At least five candidates will be recommended by the Nominating Committee for three positions. Criteria for council member include professional distinction and knowledge of the ISA. Nominations should contain: (1) a detailed letter that addresses the nominee's professional accomplishments and experience with the association; (2) a current vita for the candidate; and (3) a short statement by the nominee acknowledging the nomination. The ISA is strongly committed to diversity in its officers.

Nomination Procedure:

The membership may nominate any candidate, including themselves, for the position of At-Large Representative of the International Studies Association Governing Council. Nominations must be received by June 15, 2016, and include a nomination letter, curriculum vitae, and statement by the nominee acknowledging the nomination.  

Nominations should be sent directly to the Nominating Committee at this email: nominations2017@isanet.org. Please put "ISA At-Large Representative Nomination" in the subject line. The Nominating Committee will review the candidates' qualifications with respect to the requirements of the position as stated in the call for nominations and nominate candidates for approval by the membership. The Nominating Committee will inform all candidates of their status in a timely way.

THE DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS JUNE 15, 2016.


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