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DAMA International Board Fall Election Process

The Fall Election process is now starting. These 5 positions are open for nominations as of the schedule below. However, due to irregularity in processing there will be a slight delay in this schedule. Updates will be announced soon.

Positions (starting 1/1/2019):

  • President (2 years)
  • VP Financial Services (2 years)
  • VP Member Services (2 years)
  • VP Online Services (2 years)
  • VP Operations (1 year)

Chapters in ‘active status’ (Bylaws IX.B.1) as of 1 November 2018 will be included in the nomination and voting process.

Nomination Committee:

  • Peter Aiken (Past President, DAMA International)
  • Karen Lopez (Governance and Ethics Officer, DAMA International)
  • John A. Zachman (Lifetime Advisor, DAMA International)
  • Tony Mazzarella (President DAMA New England)
  • Lou O'Brien (President DAMA Ireland)
  • Andrew Smailes (President DAMA Australia)


Date Task Done
10/1/2018 Publish Draft DAMA-I Elections Calendar to PC 9/26/2018
10/1/2018 Publish draft DAMA-I Elections Process for Comment to Presidents' Council 9/26/2018
10/15/2018 Incorporate changes to process voted on by PC
11/1/2018 Chapters must be in ‘active’ status to participate
11/1/2018 Solicit nominations / validate-publish nominations as they arrive
11/16/2018 Publish final list of eligible voting chapters and ballot
12/1/2018 Voting completes and results are announced shortly after

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