IACCM Council - Elections November 2018

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As IACCM continues to grow and increase its global influence we all share a commitment to facilitating member engagement at all levels. The new IACCM Council is structured to be truly representative of the membership and provide greater regional, industry and subject matter representation through an election process.

Timeline for the Application and Voting Process

August 2018: Applications Open
Wed 7th November 2018: Nominations Close
Mon 12th November 2018: Voting Opens
Fri 30th  November 2018: Voting Closes
Wed 5th December 2018: Results are announced

Structure and Composition

  • Annually elected
  • Seats are allocated based on membership numbers in 2 distinct categories:
      a) country or region
      b) across certain IACCM Networks
  • The Council will elect 4 of its members to the IACCM Board of Directors

The Benefits of Membership

Council Membership provides a high-status leadership opportunity with the ability to network with like-minded peers across geographical and industry boundaries. Members of the Council will be invited to regular, private briefings on key trends in the industry to ensure they are always fully informed.

At an Association level, election to the Council is a direct route for members wishing to be considered for a place on the IACCM Board. As an added benefit, Council Members receive a 50% (non-transferable) discount on IACCM Conference fees.

From Monday, 12th November to 23:59 UTC, 18:59 EST, 15:59 PST on Friday, 30th November 2018, IACCM Members can vote for their Network(s) and Region or Country by clicking the red “Vote Now” buttons on this page.


Please contact Wendy Lawson, Senior Director of Member Services and Technology at wlawson@iaccm.com.

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Requirements to stand for election to the IACCM Council

Council Candidates must:

  • Maintain a fully paid Membership of the Association
  • Act as Ambassadors by supporting and promoting the Association’s mission, vision, strategic goals and policy positions within the candidate’s constituency
  • Actively attend all IACCM Council briefings and represent relevant constituents in other meetings
  • Keep informed of the Association’s current programmes, research activities etc. and participate in programmes, conferences and other events
  • Help with the Association’s efforts to increase membership by identifying and cultivating relationships with potential corporate and individual members
  • Comply with the IACCM Code of Conduct including non-solicitation of business
  • Lead and actively participate in IACCM Networks
  • Support the arrangement of Local Member Meetings
  • Participate (and encourage participation) in IACCM Research Studies, plus propose relevant research topics
  • Suggest topics and identify presenters and speakers for live and web-based events
  • On election attend an orientation webinar
  • Contribute to IACCM’s Newsletter

We will hold webinars to provide all prospective Council Members with the opportunity to hear more from the CEO, Sally Hughes, on this new initiative.