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.

Jennefer Nicholson
Secretary General
06 June 2011