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ICA Wide-Candidates

Posted By Julie Arnold, ICA Senior Manager of Governance , Monday, July 6, 2020

ICA is delighted to announce this year's ICA-wide candidates, slated to run in the upcoming 2020 ICA Annual Election beginning this September. The candidates were selected by the 2020 Nominating Committee and ratified by the Board of Directors.Learn more about the ICA officer nomination process...

ICA wide positions are Board level roles, representing the top level of our leadership. ICA wishes to thank the Nominating Committee for their diligent efforts to put forth a fantastic, experienced, and qualified slate.Presidential candidate statements will be published in the September 2020 newsletter.

Congratulations and best of luck to each of the 2020 ICA-wide candidates:

 


 

PRESIDENT

The member selected as president makes a 5 1/2-year commitment to the Executive Committee (six months as president elect select; one year as president-elect/conference program chair; one year as ICA President; three years as past president). The final year on the Executive Committee, the past president serves as General Secretary and chair of the Regional Conferences Committee. The President Elect Select selected in the 2020 election will begin service on the Executive Committee immediately upon announcement of the results.

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Noshir Contractor
Northwestern U

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Katherine Sender
Cornell U

 


 

TREASURER

The ICA Treasurer works closely with the Executive Director to oversee the budget, investments, endowments, reserves, and cash flow of the association. The Treasurer participates in a quarterly call to review investments, will attend monthly Executive Committee calls, and is a voting member of the Executive Committee for three years, preceded by an initial “Treasurer Elect” year in which the role is non-voting and observational. The Treasurer reviews monthly bank statements and approves the fiscal year budget as prepared by the Executive Director. As ICA’s accounts, investments, and financial procedures are conducted according to GAAP in the United States, the Treasurer should have a strong understanding of US tax rules and best practices. The ideal Treasurer will have past experience controlling a large budget and have had significant fiscal responsibility in university settings, federal granting agencies, large private foundations, private sector firms, or on large funded research grants and contracts, etc. Because of the complexity of this role, the slate is narrowed to one candidate, to be ratified in the election. The Treasurer selected in the 2020 election will begin service at the end of the 2021 annual ICA conference in Denver.

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Elisia Cohen
U of Minnesota

 


 

BOARD MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Board members-at-large serve one three-year term; there are three BMAL at any given time. The purpose of member-at-large positions is to grow the Board of Directors representation from underrepresented regions. The BMAL selected in the 2020 election will begin service at the end of the 2021 Annual ICA Conference in Denver.

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Michael Kent
U of New South Wales

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Daniel Raichvarg
Societe Francaise des Sciences
de l'Information et de la Communication

 


 

BOARD STUDENT AND EARLY CAREER REPRESENTATIVE

Board Student and Early Career Representatives serve in pairs, with one nominated each year for overlapping two-year terms. The Board Student and Early Career Representative selected in the 2020 election will begin service at the end of the 2021 Annual ICA Conference in Denver.

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Christine Cook
New Jersey Institute
of Technology

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Clare Grall
Michigan State U



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