Elections

IHLA will conducting its first elections from May-October 2021 to elect positions for 2022-2024.

According to IHLA’s constitution and bylaws, elections will be held for the following positions

  • Vice-President (serves as president after 3-year term)
  • Treasurer (3-year term)
  • Research Standards Standing Committee (9 members, 3-year term)
  • Practice Standards Standing Committee (9 members, 3-year term)
  • Nominations and Elections Standing Committee (9 members, 3-year term)

Nominations Process

Nominate yourself or others by completing this nomination form (coming soon) and submitting along with requested supporting documents.  If you’re nominating someone else, please confirm their acceptance of the nomination prior to nominating them.

 Timeline

July 2021 – October 2021

Results will be announced during the General Assembly at the Global Health Literacy Summit

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IHLA has 3 elected Standing Committees. Elected Standing Committees are elected by the members and are responsible for….

  • Research Standards Standing Committee (9 members, 3-year term)
  • Practice Standards Standing Committee (9 members, 3-year term)
  • Nominations and Elections Standing Committee (9 members, 3-year term)

IHLA has 6 appointed Standing Committees. Appointed Standing Committees are appointed by the Executive Board and are responsible for….

  • Finances and Legal Advice Standing Committee (9 members, 3-year term)
  • Membership and Fundraising Standing Committee (9 members, 3-year term)
  • Policy and Advocacy Standing Committee (9 members, 3-year term)
  • Professional Development Standing Committee (9 members, 3-year term)
  • Regional Affairs Standing Committee (9 members, 3-year term)
  • Strategic Planning and Implementation Standing Committee (9 members, 3-year term)

IHLA Executive Board includes the following elected and appointed positions

  • President (elected as vice president, becomes president after 3-year term)
  • Vice-President (elected by membership, become president after 3-year term)
  • Treasurer (elected by membership for 3-year term)
  • Research Standards Committee Representative (appointed by 9-member research standards committee)
  • Practice Standards Committee Representative (appointed by 9-member practice standards committee)
  • Nominations and Elections Committee Representative (appointed by 9-member nominations committee)
  • Council of Divisions Representative (elected by chairs of interest groups and divisions)
  • Council of Affiliates Representative (elected by organizational members that sit on the council of affiliates )
  • Secretary General (appointed by the Executive Board as non-voting member)