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Nominations and Elections

Servas International is currently recruiting volunteers! Please use the Candidate Form to volunteer

Click here to review the candidates in the table below

Feel free to contact nominations@servas.org if you have questions.

Recruitment

  • Do you want to volunteer yourself?

Use the Candidate Form to describe yourself and submit the form to Servas International. If you are interested in the positions for appointment by SI Exco we will contact you shortly. If you are volunteering for an elected position, please read about the Nominations Procedure in next section.

Candidate Form (appointed and elected)

Job Descriptions

List of Servas International Positions

  • Do you need a volunteer to help you in Servas International?

Use the Volunteer Request Form to describe the person you need and the job you need help for in Servas International and submit the form.

Volunteer Request Form

    Nominations

    If you are volunteering for an elected position use the Candidate Form. You will need to be supported by other members. The details are described in the Nominations Procedure.

    We request that you guide your supporters to the Support Form on this page and that they submit it as soon as possible to make your Candidate Form valid.

    Nominations Procedure

    Candidate Form (appointed and elected)

    Support Form

    Elections

    Detailed information about the running of elections at the GA of Servas International is included in the Elections Procedure.

    In case you can’t attend the GA personally, you can apply for a proxy to vote on your behalf. Read about it in the Proxy Procedure and apply in the form.

    Delegates who will vote during the GA have to be well-prepared to be able to submit their online votes. Join the MS 365 Practice Sessions (training) offered by SI to learn how to vote. Click here for info about the SICOGA 2022.

    Guide for delegates who vote in the elections at SIGA 2022 (Pending)

    Elections Procedure

    Proxy Procedure

    Form - Apply to Vote Through a Proxy at SIGA 2022

    SI Proxy Officer Decision Form

    List of accepted Proxies for adoption by the GA 2022 (Pending)

    Candidates for election and appointment at SIGA 2022

    E = elected at the SIGA       A = appointed by Exco

    Table updated 27 Sep 2022. Candidates will be filled in the table shortly after they come in via the Candidate Form. Click the orange links on the names to see each candidates. When a candidate is listed here with "E" and has a link to their form it means that they are eligible for election at the SIGA 2022 (supporters confirmed).

    E/A Position Position Name of candidate Country
    E SI President      
    A   Assistant to President    
    A   SICOGA organising team    
    A   SI Membership Team  Rita Dessauvage Belgium
    A   SI Membership Team  Harald Seiffert Germany
    A   SI Nominations Team  Susanne Thestrup Denmark
    A   Road Map Project Team Claudia Sagie  Israel
    A   SI Growth Team Pamela Yang Taiwan
    A   Consultants to SI Exco     
             
    E SI Vice President      
    A   Assistant to Vice President    
    E   SI Development Committee Marguerite Hills  USA
    E   SI Development Committee Pamela Yang Taiwan
    E   SI Development Committee Neuma Dantas Brazil
    E   SI Development Committee Jamie Robertson Britain
    E   SI Youth and Family Committee  Bogdan Ionescu  Romania
    E   SI Youth and Family Committee  Elena Olivera Begué  Spain
    E   SI Youth and Family Committee  Chiara Spezzati Italy
    E   SI Youth and Family Committee  Mehmet Ateş Türkiye
    E   SI Youth and Family Committee  Raffaella Rota Italy
    A   Making Connections Project Group    
    A   Innovation Project Group    
             
    E SI General Secretary      
    A   Assistant to GS    
    A   SI Archivist    
    A   SI Archives Consulting Group Penny Pattison Canada
    A   Spanish Translation Coordinator Lilly Kerekes Mexico
    A   Spanish Translation Team    
    A   SI Media and Communication Team (News Bulletin editor) Michael Johnson  Canada
    A   SI Media and Communication Team (News Bulletin proof reader) Picot Cassidy  Servas Britain
    A   SI Media and Communication Team (Design) Michael Johnson  Canada
    A   SI Media and Communication Team Luis Miguel Avendaño Spain
    A   SI Media and Communication Team (Facebook administrator) Danny Balderrama Bolivia
    A   SI Media and Communication Team (Facebook administrator) Mausi Cripovich Argentina
    A   SI Media and Communication Team (Facebook administrator) Ahmed Rakmi Morocco
    E   SI Distant Vote Administrator     
             
    E SI Treasurer      
    A   Assistant to Treasurer    
    A   Treasurer's  Support Team Ricard Cabassut  
    E   SI Internal Audit Committee Yukiko Namariyama  Japan
    E   SI Internal Audit Committee Gulsen Elyak Türkiye
    E   SI Internal Audit Committee Rick Wolfe USA
    E   SI Internal Audit Committee    
             
    E SI Peace Secretary    Salomon Luna Mexico
    E SI Peace Secretary    Mei Wang Taiwan
    A   Assistant to Peace Secretary    
    A   United Nations Coordinator (*recently appointed mid-term) Hamsa Singh India
    A   SI UN Representatives (*appointed by UN Coordinator) Martin Henner USA
    A   SI UN Representatives  (*appointed by UN Coordinator) Daniela Doenges Germany
    A   SI UN Representatives  (*appointed by UN Coordinator)    
    A   National Peace Secretaries Network    
    A   SI Conflict Resolution Team Salvador da Matta JR Brazil
    A   SI Ethical Travel Team Andréa Assis  Brazil
             
    E

    SI Membership And

    Technology Secretary 

         
    A  

    Assistant to Membership and

    Technology Secretary

       
    A   ServasOnline Team Judy Bartel Canada
    A   ServasOnline Team Paul Nielsen Australia
    A   ServasOnline Team Joseph Lestang France
    A   ServasOnline Team Claudia Sagie Israel
    A   ServasOnline Team Dagmar Förster Germany
    A   servas.org Team Joseph Lestang France
    A   SI Information and Communication Team (ICT)  Faridul Hasan Shuvo  Bangladesh
    A   SI Dolphin Team  Rita Dessauvage Belgium
    A   SI Dolphin Team  Pablo Colangelo  Falkland Islands
    A   SI Help Desk  Evelina Fransson Sweden
    A   SI Help Desk  Judy Bartel Canada
    A   SI Help Desk  Andréa Assis  Brazil
    A   SI Distant Interviewer Team     
    A        
    A   unspecified task/to be confirmed Jurgen Wildner Italy
    A        

    Results of the elections at SIGA 2022 (November 2022)

    Pending