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2020 Board Elections

Results of the elections

The elections for the new President-Elect and for one member-elected Board Director position closed on November 27th.  A third (33%) of iHEA members voted in the election.


The results of the President-Elect vote was as follows:

Audrey Laporte           282 votes              54.8%

Richard Smith                233 votes              45.2%


Six candidates stood in the Board Director elections: John Cullinan, Claire de Oliveira, Eeshani Kandpal, Shiko Maruyama, Céu Mateus, Meredith Rosenthal, Aparnaa Somanathan, Eline van den Broek-Altenburg. 


Claire de Oliveira was elected with 52% of the vote in the final round.


The Board would like to thank all of those who were willing to stand for election to the Board, and all iHEA members who took the time to vote in the elections. The new Board members will be inducted in December, 2019. 

If you have any questions about the elections, please reach out to us at

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