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Receiving and Casting Your Ballot

All individual regular and senior members current on their dues as of 1 August will receive ballots to participate in the election (student members and those with Associate member accounts are not eligible to vote). Be sure to renew your membership if you are due to renew to ensure your vote will count!

Elections will be conducted by electronic balloting for those who have chosen to vote electronically.If you would like to change from paper to electronic ballot you may update your profile by 10 August in your Profile Home.

Paper ballots will be mailed and e-mails will be sent the last week of August. Candidate biographies and vision statements will be posted to the INCOSE website in advance of balloting. Please review this information and cast your ballot when the election opens on the 1st of September to ensure it is received by the processing center no later than 20th of September.

Candidate Details and Position Descriptions

The Nominations & Elections Committee works year-round to identify and cultivate candidates for international leadership positions. In September you will have the opportunity to vote for positions listed below with the successful candidates installed in office at the International Workshop:

Candidates sought for the following open positions:  

 Secretary  2 Year Term 
 Director, Academic Matters  3 Year Term
 Director, Strategic Integration   3 Year Term
 EMEA Sector Director*
 (nominated & elected by EMEA Chapter Presidents) 
 3 Year Term

Submitting Nominations

We ask for your help in identifying individuals with the energy, insight, and commitment to help lead INCOSE as we enable, promote, and advance the best of systems engineering. Nominations – including self-nominations – may be made by any INCOSE member. Nominations close 5 August.

To nominate an individual, please send the name of the proposed candidate and position for which you are making a nomination to Paul Schreinemakers Chair of the Nominations & Elections Committee. All nominations will be acknowledged via email to ensure that no nominations are lost. If you have not received an acknowledgement of your nomination within 48 hours, please contact the Central Office at +1 858.541.1725 or Helpdesk

Nominations & Elections Committee

If you have questions you may contact any of the following members of the Nominations and Elections Committee:


Paul Schreinemakers


Kerry Lunney


Tim Brady


Frederic Autran

 Academic Greg Parnell

Tech Ops

Olivier Dessoude

At Large

Mitchell Kerman

At Large

Kirsty Akroyd-Wallis

Board Liaison

Ralf Hartmann

SEP Liaison

Courtney Wright