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2021 Call for director nominations

2021 Call for Director Nominations | IAP2 International and Australasia

This is your opportunity to contribute to your profession and enhance your professional development. 

The International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) is a global member association which seeks to promote and improve the practice of public participation or community and stakeholder engagement.

The organisation incorporates individuals, governments, institutions and other entities that affect the public interest throughout the world.

We are pleased to announce that we are opening up the call for Director Nominations for IAP2 International and IAP2 Australasia. 

Work with a well established association, with a clear focus on delivering member value and plenty of great opportunities on the horizon. Find out how you can be apart of this below.

Nominating as a candidate for IAP2 Australasia

This is your chance to work with a high performing board, striving to strengthen engagement and advance the practice.

As the peak body for the community and stakeholder engagement sector, IAP2 Australasia, believes that engagement, when done well, improves social, environmental and economic outcomes and increases trust in the democratic process.

At the 2021 Annual General Meeting, three director positions will become vacant. Nominations are invited from eligible candidates to stand for election to the IAP2 Australasia Board of Directors for a three-year term.

To read the selection criteria and apply for nomination view and complete this document.

Please also read through the following documents:

Nominating as a candidate for IAP2 International

The IAP2 International Board consists of directors elected by the members. It is a volunteer-board responsible for the strategic leadership and governance of the International organisation.

Individuals elected from the Affiliate memberships comprise the International board of directors. There is one director position becoming vacant for Australasia voting members, this will be appointed 1 January 2022.

To read the selection criteria and apply for nomination view and complete this document.

Information webinar

If you are interested in finding out more about becoming an IAP2 International or Australasia Director, then we invite you to join our information session webinar. This event will be facilitated by our Returning Officer – Nunzio Giunta, Chief Executive Officer – Marion Short and attended by directors representing both IAP2 Australasia and IAP2 International.

When: Thursday, 5 August 2021
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm AEST
Where: via Zoom meeting link

To register for this webinar, please email your interest to info@iap2.org.au and we will send you the Zoom webinar link.

Closing date for nominations

Nomination forms are to be lodged with the Returning Officer, Nunzio Giunta, nunzio@iap2.org.au by 5:00 pm (AEST) 13 August 2021.

For more information, contact: Nunzio Giunta, Returning Officer: nunzio@iap2.org.au or call 0419 599 859.


Members eligible to vote will receive an email on 10 September 2021 providing instructions on how to vote with polling set to open on 21 September 2021 at 10:00am AEST, and to close on 4 October 2021, 8:00 pm AEST. The member roll will close on 13 August 2021 5.00pm AEST.