ISA Board of Directors Election Notice to Membership

ISA Board of Directors Election Notice to Membership

One of the most important tasks requested of you as a voting member is electing qualified individuals to serve on the ISA Board of Directors. The ISA Board of Directors is an elected board of 15 directors, including thirteen (13) directors and a president/chair of the board, and a president/chair-elect.

This year's general election begins 10 April 2024, and you will have the opportunity to vote to elect six (6) individuals to the Board of Directors. You will also have the opportunity to elect two (2) individuals to the ISA Nominating and Elections Committee (NEC). The NEC oversees and supervises the nominating and election process for both the ISA Board of Directors and the Nominating and Elections Committee itself, subject to policies adopted by the Board of Directors. 

The Membership election will run from 12:01 a.m. EST, 10 April 2024 through 11:59 p.m. EST, 24 May 2024.

Each voting member will receive a link to the ballot that will be automatically distributed on 10 April 2024 at 12:01 a.m. EST.

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Board of Directors

You will be able to vote for one (1) nominee on each of the six (6) slates of candidates below:

BoD Slate 1:

  • Lori Brockelbank, New York, USA 
  • Randall H. Miller, Utah, USA

BoD Slate 2:

  • Carlos Llanos-Rojas, Columbia  
  • Lauren Marshall, Washington DC, USA

BoD Slate 3:

  • John ‘Didj’ Coles, Norway
  • Graham Herbst, Nebraska, USA 

BoD Slate 4:

  • Eric Brown, California, USA
  • Tim Walsh, Ohio, USA

BoD Slate 5:

  • Rebecca Johnson, Texas , USA
  • Kimberly Pearson, Florida, USA

BoD Slate 6:

  • Josh Behounek, Vermont, USA
  • Steve Lane, Illinois, USA

Nominating and Election Committee

You will be able to vote for one (1) nominee on each of the two (2) slates of candidates below:

NEC Slate 1:

  • Dana Karcher, Colorado, USA 
  • Chris Walsh, New Zealand 

NEC Slate 2:

  • Tony Dati, Illinois, USA 
  • Nancy Sonti, Maryland, USA  

Candidate biographies and credentials for all candidates will be posted on the ballot for your review.

If you do not receive your invitation/email, please check your spam and promotions folders. Contact ISA Member Services Director Matt Vieson  at for assistance. 

Please submit your vote before 11:59 p.m. EST, 24 May 2024.


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