2013 IRA Election Results
The voting period for the 2013 IRA Board election closed on February 11, the ballots have been tabulated, and the results have been confirmed.
Maryann Manning, Distinguished Professor Emerita, Literacy, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), has been elected as IRA’s Vice President for 2013-2014.
Three new board members were also elected:
Bernadette Dwyer, Lecturer in Literacy Studies in Education, St. Patrick’s College, Dublin, Ireland
Laurie Elish-Piper, Professor, Department of Literacy Education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
Julianne Scullen, Teaching and Learning Specialist for Secondary Reading, Anoka-Hennepin Public Schools, Anoka, Minnesota
Their terms will run from 2013 to 2016. The entire IRA community extends best wishes to the newly elected vice president and board members.
Board Candidate Nominations
No other volunteer position carries greater responsibility
than the Board of Directors. Read about the role and responsibilities of IRA Board members
. IRA members
may suggest vice president and director candidates for
election. The Nominating Committee may consider only
individual members of the Association who have been
recommended and who have submitted vita information
prior to the committee's meeting. Members may
Nominations for the 2014 election will be accepted starting November 1, 2012.
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