The IVSA is governed by its Executive Board, which consists of President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Technology Advisor, Visual Studies Editor, Student Board Member and nine elected Board Members. The Editor and Technology Advisor are nominated by the President and ratified by the Executive Board.
We really value your vote and do remember that the Board will be representing you.
If you are an IVSA member in good standing (i.e., membership dues paid in full at of November 30, 2017), you should have received an individualized ballot link to the voting platform on ElectionBuddy.com. If you did not receive a ballot, please contact Greg Scott, IVSA’s Technology Advisor (email@example.com). If you did receive your ballot, please be sure to cast your votes before December 15, 2017.
As a reminder, you will be asked to:
Ratify the new President
Ratify the new Vice-President
Select one person to represent you on the Board for one year
Select three people to represent you on the Board for three years
If you have any questions about the voting process, please feel free to email IVSA Board Member Gill Golding (Gillian.Golding@gold.ac.uk), this year’s lead Elections Officer.
Positions up for election
The following IVSA Executive Board positions are now up for election:
President (3-year term)
Vice President (3-year term)
Treasurer (3-year term)
3 Board members, regular term (3 years)
1 Board member, one-year term.
Board members are expected to participate in Board discussions and decision making in an ongoing manner through email communication, and to play an active role on various IVSA standing and ad hoc committees. Additionally, during their three-year term, they are expected to attend at least two Board Meetings held the day prior to the annual conference.
Here are the candidates for this year’s open positions on the IVSA Board:
Online voting by IVSA members will be open December 1st through December 15th 2017.