8 June 2011
Results of election of Governing Board 2011
IFLA has pleasure in announcing the result of the postal ballot for the election of the Governing Board 2011:
|Name||Number of votes|
|1. Inga Lundén (Sweden)||1107|
|2. Paul Whitney (Canada), 2nd term||976|
|3. Barbara Lison (Germany)||965|
|4. Kent Skov Andreasen (Denmark)||909|
|5. Donna Scheeder (United States), 2nd term||888|
|6. Frédéric Blin (France)||851|
|7. Buhle Mbambo Thata (South Africa), 2nd term||842|
|8. Genevieve Clavel-Merrin (Switzerland)||821|
|9. Christine Mackenzie (Australia)||795|
|10. Ingrid Bon (Netherlands)||743|
|Ngian Lek Choh (Singapore)||725|
|Qiang Zhu (China), 2nd term||706|
|Upali Amarasiri (Sri Lanka)||520|
|Eva Semertzaki (Greece)||508|
|Sook Hyeun Lee (Korea, Rep. of)||442|
There are 10 vacancies for elected places on the Governing Board. The first 10 candidates in order of the number of votes cast are therefore elected. They are indicated in the list above. They serve on the Governing Board for the term 2011-2013.
The total number of valid ballot papers received for the vacancies on the Governing Board was 579, a return rate of 48%. This represents 1888 votes, 60% of the possible total.
Dr. P.J. Moree and Drs. J.J.M. Bos, the scrutineers appointed by the Governing Board, are satisfied that the above result is correct, following an accurate count of the ballot papers.
06 June 2011