Two accomplished members have declared their candidacy for ISDS Secretary in 2021.
In 2021, the election for ISDS Secretary will take place in an “open year,” meaning that members from both the Chicago and Downstate districts may run for the office. Two accomplished members have declared their candidacy for ISDS Secretary in 2021: Dr. John Kozal of Summit Argo, and Dr. Shafa Amirsoltani of Elmwood Park. Dr. Kozal is a past ISDS trustee and presently serves as chair of the ISDS Committee on Member Services. Dr. Amirsoltani currently represents the Chicago District on the ISDS Board of Trustees. We wish them well as they campaign for office.
During the year of their candidacy, candidates are expected to address the ISDS membership during the ISDS Capitol Conference (April) and the ISDS Annual Session (September)
Each candidate for a particular office will be invited to a specific district, component, or branch meeting to ensure an equal opportunity to meet with ISDS members. To be fair to each candidate, the district, component, or branch must give each candidate the courtesy of a 30-day written notice that it would like the candidates to attend their meeting for the purpose of a campaign presentation. If a candidate cannot attend that meeting, s/he must be given another opportunity to present.
To schedule the candidates for a district, component, or branch meetings, please contact Tara Conway at email@example.com or 800-475-4737.