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ICA Election Results in: ​Terry Flew ​President-Elect Select​

Posted By Administration, Monday, November 6, 2017

Terry Flew (Queensland U of Technology) was elected President-Elect Select by the members of the International Communication Association in the 2017 ICA election. Upon election, Flew automatically becomes a member of the association’s Executive Committee. He will serve as a Program Chair for the 2019 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C, USA. After which he will become President of ICA. 

Flew is at Queensland U of Technology, where he is a Professor of Media and Communication as well as an Assistant Dean in the Creative Industries Faculty. He has been active within ICA holding various leadership roles since 2012: Board Member-at-Large, Vice-Chair and Chair of the Global Communication & Social Change Division, and committees. Terry also organized an ICA regional conference in Brisbane, Australia three years ago.

 

In other association-wide elections, Hernando Rojas (U of Wisconsin) was elected as Board Member-At-Large and Sarah Cho (U of Massachusetts) was elected as Student Board Member. Both will serve a two-year term and will start their positions after the 2018 Annual Conference in Prague.

 

  • One association-wide bylaws change was approved.  

  • Thirty-one new officers were elected across 23 Divisions and Interest Groups  

  • Five divisional bylaws changes were approved 

  • Two Divisional dues increases were approved 

 

Results of these elections are listed below:

 

CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS & MEDIA (28.33% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Secretary: Ine Beyens, U of Amsterdam  

Student Representative: Cecelia Zhou, U of Hong Kong  

Bylaws Revision: Revisions Pass – “I accept the proposed changes to the bylaws” 

 

COMMUNICATION & TECHNOLOGY (18.71% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Vice Chair: Ran Wei, U of South Carolina  

Secretary: German Neubaum, U of Duisburg-Essen  

 

COMMUNICATION HISTORY (25.45% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Vice Chair: Derek Vaillant, U of Michigan  

 

COMMUNICATION LAW AND POLICY (20.60% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Vice Chair: Krisztina Rozgonyi, U of Vienna 

 

COMMUNICATION SCIENCE & BIOLOGY (26.52% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Vice Chair: Allison Eden, Michigan State U  

Secretary: Christopher Cascio, U of Wisconsin 

 

COMPUTATIONAL METHODS (30.13% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Vice Chair: Cindy Shen, U of California, Davis  

Secretary: Matthew Weber, Rutgers U 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATION (26.04% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Vice Chair: Jonathon P. Schuldt, Cornell U  

Secretary: Franzisca Weder, U of Klagenfurt 

 

FEMINIST SCHOLARSHIP (22.22% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Bylaws Revisions Vote: Revisions Pass – “I accept the proposed changes to the bylaws” 

 

GAME STUDIES (27.96% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Secretary: Ruud Jacobs, Erasmus U  

Student Representative: Joe Wasserman, West Virginia U 

 

GLOBAL COMMUNICATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE (23.58% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Secretary: Yu Hong, Zhejiang U  

 

HEALTH COMMUNICATION (23.55% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Vice Chair: Itzhak Yanovitzky, Rutgers U  

Bylaws Revision Vote: Revisions Pass – “I accept the proposed changes to the bylaws” 

Dues Increase Vote: Dues Increase Pass – “I accept the proposed dues increase” 

 

INFORMATION SYSTEMS (20.59% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Secretary: Russell Clayton, Florida State U 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL COMMUNICATION (11.89% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Vice Chair: Davide Girardelli, RMIT U Vietnam 

 

JOURNALISM STUDIES (27.54% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Vice Chair: Seth C. Lewis, U of Oregon  

Student Representative: Alla Rybina, U of Gothenburg 

 

LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL INTERACTION (16.98% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Secretary: Natasha Shrikant, U of Colorado, Boulder 

 

LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER &QUEER STUDIES (30.53% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Student Representative: Lik Sam Chan, U of Southern California  

Bylaws Revisions Vote: Revisions Pass – “I accept the proposed bylaws amendments (wording contingent upon the outcome of VOTE 1)” 

Dues Increase Vote: Dues Increase Pass – “I accept the proposed dues increase” 

 

MEDIA INDUSTRY STUDIES (11.99% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Secretary: Ramon Lobato, RMIT 

 

MOBILE COMMUNICATION (20.93% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Secretary: Mariek Vanden Abeele, Tilburg U  

 

ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION (20.58% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Vice Chair: Timothy Kuhn, U of Colorado, Boulder  

 

POLITICAL COMMUNICATION (28.93% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Vice Chair: Sophie Lecheler, U of Vienna  

Secretary: Nayla Fawzi, Ludwig-Maximilians-U  

 

POPULAR COMMUNICATION (18.73% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Vice Chair: Melissa Aronczyk, Rutgers U  

 

PUBLIC DIPLOMACY (25.74% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Vice Chair: James Pamment, Lund U  

Secretary: Steven L. Pike, Syracuse U  

Bylaws Adoption Vote: Bylaws Adoption Pass – “I accept the proposed bylaws for adoption” 

 

VISUAL COMMUNICATION STUDIES (15.23% VOTER TURNOUT) 

Secretary: Tim Highfield, Queensland U of Technology  


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