International Public Policy Association is a non-profit organization governed by a College of 24 people who are the representatives of all individual members and people of representatives of Institutional Members. The College members representing individual members are elected for 4 years, with a rotation of 50% members every 2 years. In 2017 the rotation of 12 members of the College will take place by voting.
All individual members of the Association can apply to be a candidate for the College. To apply, you must have paid your IPPA membership for the period 2017-2018, log in first and click on the button "I want to be candidate for the IPPA College". You will arrive to a page which ask you a text explaining why you want to become a member of the College of the Association. The procedure to apply is open from 11th to 26th April (included).
At the end of the application process, an Electoral Commission formed by representatives from IPPA Executive Committee, will examine the applications, from 27th April to 2nd May, to establish a final limited list of candidates according to Article 7 of the IPPA Constitution: "The members elected should represent the diversity of continents and countries of the entire membership, the diversity of policy approaches, and take into account the need for gender equity."
The final list of 16 people shall be published on our website and each Individual Member will be invite to vote for up to 12 candidates. After the vote, the 12 candidates who obtain the highest number of votes will be elected to the College. All Individual Members of the Association are invited to vote between 3rd to 12th of May 2017. The voting system will be electronic and confidential. The mandate will start on Monday 26th of June, 2017, the date of the next College meeting in Singapore.