7 June 2013
Results of election of Governing Board 2013
IFLA has pleasure in announcing the result of the postal ballot for the election of the Governing Board 2013:
|Name||Number of votes|
|1. Kent Skov Andreasen (Denmark) 2nd term||999|
|2. Inga Lundén (Sweden) 2nd term||996|
|3. Barbara Lison (Germany) 2nd term||995|
|4. Gloria Pérez-Salmerón (Spain)||875|
|5. Ingrid Bon (Netherlands) 2nd term||851|
|6. Ellen Ndeshi Namhila (Namibia)||825|
|7. Loida Garcia-Febo (United States)||819|
|8. Frédéric Blin (France) 2nd term||803|
|9. Genevieve Clavel-Merrin (Switzerland) 2nd term||780|
|10. Ngian Lek Choh (Singapore)||769|
|Suzanne Payette (Canada)||736|
|Wei Dawei (China)||685|
|Maria Inês Cordeiro (Portugal)||542|
|Agnes Hajdu Barát (Hungary)||448|
|Judy Field (United States)||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 2013-2015.
The total number of valid ballot papers received for the vacancies on the Governing Board was 501, a return rate of 44%. This represents 1812 votes, 59% 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.
Ex-officio members of the Board will be:
PC Chair: Lynne Rudasill (United States)
Chair Division I: Andrew McDonald (United Kingdom)
Chair Division II: Russell Lynch (United States)
Chair Division III: Maria-Carme Torras-Calvo (Norway)
Chair Division IV: Clara M. Chu (United States)
Chair Division V: Dan Dorner (New Zealand)
The chair of the Management of Library Associations Section will be decided at its meeting in August.
Board members will take office on 23 August 2013
07 June 2013