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Call for Nominations

This summer, IAPHS will hold an election to choose a new president-elect, three Board members, Secretary and a Treasurer. The Nominations Committee, chaired by Past President Kathleen Mullan-Harris, invites suggestions for nominees. Nominations must be received by February 14, 2022Click here to submit a nomination.

About the positions:

The president-elect serves IAPHS for three years. They will serve as president-elect for a year, will lead the organization as president in 2024, and will serve as past-president in 2025. In 2023, they will begin planning the 2024 conference. In 2025, s/he will serve as chair of the Nominations Committee.

Board members provide overall leadership and strategic direction to the organization. During their three-year terms, they participate in conference calls and serve on committees.

The Secretary serves a three year term and is  a member of the IAPHS Executive Committee.

The Treasurer serves a three year term and is a member of the IAPHS Executive Committee. This position is an appointed position.

IAPHS structures its nominations to assure diversity in the leadership of the organization by assuring that nominees for the various positions vary by career stage, discipline, and other characteristics.

Officers who will be serving in 2023 are:
President: Mark Hayward, University of Texas

President-Elect: TBD
Past President: Roland Thorpe, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Treasurer: TBD
Secretary: TBD
Executive Director: Suzanne Bevan, SSB Management

Board members who will be continuing their service in 2023 are:
Anna Zajacova, University of Western Ontario
Elaine Hernandez, Indiana University
Jennifer Karas Montez, Syracuse University
Katherine Theall, Tulane University
Marino Bruce, University of Houston
Taylor Hargrove, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Student Representative:
Sandte Stanley, Washington State University

We welcome your comments about ways of adding further diversity to the Board as well as your suggestions for nominees. Please send comments to Sue Bevan, IAPHS Executive Director ( Anyone can submit suggestions for nominees, even if not yet an IAPHS member. IAPHS also welcomes self-nominations. Suggested nominees need not be members but must join when accepting a nomination.

Many thanks from the Nominations Committee and the IAPHS Board.