Elections 2011

The newly elected members of the IPrA Consultation Board for the period 2012-2017 are:

Barbara Bokus (Warsaw, Poland), Diana Boxer (Gainesvillle, USA), Winnie Cheng (Hong Kong, China), Jenny Cook Gumperz (Santa Barbara, USA), Anita Fetzer (Würzburg, Germany), Janet Holmes (Wellington, New Zealand), Cornelia Ilie (Malmö, Sweden), Shoichi Iwasaki (Los Angeles, USA), Dennis Kurzon (Haifa, Israel), Helga Kotthoff (Freiburg, Germany), Rosina Marquez Reiter (Surrey,UK), Maj-Btitt Mosegaard Hansen (Manchester, UK), Melissa Moyer (Barcelona, Spain), Neal Norrick (Saarbrücken, Germany), Tuija Virtanen (Abo, Finland),

They will form the new board together with:

Keiko Abe (Tokyo, Japan), Charles Antaki (Loughborough, UK), Josie Bernicot (Poitiers, France), Rukmini Bhaya Nair (New Delhi, India), Charles Briggs (Berkeley, USA), Frank Brisard (Antwerp, Belgium), Helmut Gruber (Vienna, Austria), Yueguo Gu (Beijing, China), John Gumperz (Santa Barbara, USA), Susanne Günthner (Münster, Germany), Sachiko Ide (Tokyo, Japan), Ferenc Kiefer (Budapest, Hungary), Stephen Levinson (Nijmegen, The Netherlands), Sophia Marmaridou (Athens, Greece), Luisa Martín Rojo (Madrid, Spain), Yoshiko Matsumoto (Stanford, USA), Bonnie McElhinny (Toronto, Canada), Michael Meeuwis (Ghent, Belgium), Jacob Mey (Odense, Denmark), Jan-Ola Östman (Helsinki, Finland), Marina Sbisà (Trieste, Italy), John Searle (Berkeley, USA), Gunter Senft (Nijmegen, The Netherlands), John Wilson (Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK)

 

For the election of a new IPrA President, every IPrA member was entitled to one vote. The following members of the Board received the required number of nominations from other members of the Board, and declared their availability:

  • Charles Briggs
  • Janet Holmes
  • Jacob Mey
  • Jan-Ola Östman
  • Marina Sbisà

261 members cast their votes as follows:

  • Charles Briggs: 40
  • Janet Holmes: 67
  • Jacob Mey: 62
  • Jan-Ola Östman: 68
  • Marina Sbisà: 24

Conclusion: Jan-Ola Östman will serve as IPrA President for the period 2012-2017..