Further to the 2015 call for nominations to stand for elections to the IFCO Board, 15 self-nominations and 1 nomination* have been received by the closing date of 12 October 2015.

The candidates for election to the 2015-17 Board of Directors are listed below:

A) Candidates seeking re-election as the existing members of the Board of Directors (in alphabetical order):

1. Jean Anne Kennedy (Ireland)
2. Volodymyr Kuzminskyi (Ukraine)
3. Myrna McNitt (USA)
4. Britta Schölin (Sweden)
5. Donna Scott (Australia)

B) Candidates for whom a nomination/self-nomination for election to the Board of Directors has been received (in alphabetical order):

6. Louise Cox (UK)
7. Stela Grigoras (Moldova)
8. Sarah Milan (UK)
9. Justin Miller (USA)
10. Bev Orr (Australia)
11. Michael Place (USA)
12. Russell Pohl (Canada)
13. Samantha Pothier (Canada)
14. John Role (Malta)
15. Vasundhra Sharma (India)*
16. Carrie Wilson (UK)

As there are more nominations than there are vacancies, all 16 candidates are up for election to fill in the maximum of 11 available seats. The 2015 IFCO Board elections will be conducted at the Annual General Meeting that will be held at the IFCO 2015 World Conference (Main Room, the Star Event Centre, Sydney, Australia) on 9 November 2015, 17:30 AEDT. Those elected will serve a 2-year term immediately after the AGM once they sign the prescribed Companies House form. The new Board will select its own Officers at the first meeting following the elections.