Elections 2020: Announcement of Candidates

The IASSW Elections will be held between February-June, 2020 , with results announced at the General Assembly in Rimini, Italy.

There is one position each open for President & Secretary and two positions for Member at Large on the Board of Directors.

IASSW members have the entitlement to nominate additional candidates by petition. If any member wishes to do so, petitions and all materials must be received by February 14, 2020.

  • All petitions must include: both a full CV and a brief biographical statement of no more than 200 words of the proposed candidate; a photo of the nominee, and a statement of envisaged contribution by the nominee of no more than 400 words.
  • The petition must include letters of support from 10 full members (from member schools) of IASSW from at least 3 different countries.
  • The nominee must be an IASSW member.
  • Only complete petition packets can be considered.

Petitions and accompanying materials should be submitted to the Chair of the Nominating Committee, Dr.  Janestic Twikirize at nominations@iassw-aiets.org

  • Electronic ballots for the 2020 election will be available on IASSW website to all paid up members on February 28, 2020.
  • All voting will be on-line e-voting. No hand carried paper ballots to the conference will be accepted.
  • The deadline for on-line e-voting is 30th June 2020.
  • Please click on the big blue button at the bottom of this page to access the Voting Form.

The candidates put forth by the Nominating Committee are included in this page below.

One Candidate for the Position of IASSW President


Anna Maria Campanini

View Candidate’s Biography in:

Two Candidates for the Position of IASSW Secretary


Barbara W. Shank

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Komal Singh Rambaree (Sweden)

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Four Candidates for the Two (2) Positions of Member at Large, Board of Directors


Maria Alexandra da Silva Monteiro Mustafa (Brazil)

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Jessica H. Jönsson

Jessica Hanna JÖNSSON (Sweden)

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Voting Procedure

  1. Click on the big blue button at the bottom to initiate the Voting Process.
  2. On the page that opens, enter the “Access Password” that has been emailed to you. If you have an IASSW Membership but do not have the access password, please email rashmi@iassw-aiets.org.
  3. Once you submit the Access Password, you will be able to access the Voting Form.
  4. In the Voting Form, fill out your IASSW Membership Number, Full Name, and Registered Email Address.
  5. Choose which candidates you’d like to vote for in the three different positions mentioned in the voting form.
  6. Then, click on the ‘Submit My Ballot’ button and wait for the page to submit your vote. You will see a confirmation message when the process is complete.

Please Note:

  • Each Member can only vote ONCE.
  • Affiliate Members do not have voting rights.