GEDC Elects New Leadership

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IFEES is happy to announce the results of the recent 2014 GEDC Elections.

Eleven candidates ran for six open positions on the GEDC Executive Committee, each for a three-year term. There were two candidates to serve for one year as Secretary/Treasurer (2014-2015) and two candidates to serve for one year in the position of GEDC Chair Elect and serve for two years in the position of GEDC Chair (2015-2017).

The results are as follows:

  • Peter Kilpatrick was elected as Chair-Elect for one year, and will become GEDC Chair at the GEDC 2015 Adelaide Conference and serve for two years.
  • Laura J. Steinberg was elected to serve as Secretary/Treasurer for one year. In that capacity she will serve as an Officer with John Beynon (GEDC Chair until November, 2015) and Peter Kilpatrick (GEDC Chair – Elect).
  • The following were elected to the Executive Committee:
    • Claudio Borri, Italy
    • A. M. Obiazi, Nigeria
    • I. K. Puri, Canada
    • Simeon Simoff, Australia
    • N. C. Tien, Hong Kong
    • Don Zhang, People’s Republic of China

Congratulations to the new leadership, and many thanks to leaders who will be stepping down this year.