2019 ILCA Elections: Board of Directors

The ILCA Board of Directors presents the following ballot for ILCA voting members to:

  • select the next Board Secretary;
  • ratify one Board member’s second term; and
  • ratify the candidate for President-Elect.

Balloting commences 24 April 2019 and concludes 08 May 2019, at which time all electronic votes will be tallied by the ILCA staff.

All ILCA members who are certified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®) and are in good standing will receive an email from ILCA on 24 April 2019 containing a link to the ballot (subject line: Your 2019 ILCA Board of Directors Ballot).

Prior to casting a vote, all voting ILCA members are encouraged to read the profile submitted by each candidate by clicking the hyperlink in her name below. Vote carefully: Once your vote is cast, it cannot be changed, repeated, or cancelled.

Secretary Election

The ILCA Board of Directors asks that you consider the following three candidates for the Secretary position:

Dawn Baltz

MSN, BSN, RN, IBCLC, RLC Pinellas Park, Florida, United States

Jeanne Mitchell

RN, MSN, IBCLC Austin, Texas, United States

Tova Ovits

BA, IBCLC Brooklyn, New York, United States

Second Term Ratification

The ILCA Board of Directors asks that you ratify the following Board member for a second term:

Geraldine Cahill

BA, IBCLC Schull, Co. Cork, Ireland

Ger was elected to serve as a Board Director from 2016-2019. She served from 2016-2017 in this role, then graciously stepped into the vacant Secretary position from 2017-2019. 

President-Elect Ratification

The ILCA Board of Directors asks that you ratify the following Board member for selection as ILCA President 2020-2022:

Sabeen Adil

MD, IBCLC Lagos, Nigeria

If you did not receive an email and you should have, please contact the ILCA Office at admin@ilca.org (or) 1+ 919-861-5577 (or) 888-452-2478. Our ILCA staff is eager to make sure you get a ballot so your vote can be counted. 

Questions about our voting process? Review our Bylaws here.

2 Responses to 2019 ILCA Elections: Board of Directors

  1. Joy Heads 25 April 2019 at 00:54 #

    I have raised this issue with the current Board already re a possible change to the ByLaws
    I find it very disappointing and frustrating that as a member since about 1986 and a past Board member I am not able to vote BECAUSE I am no longer an IBCLC. On retirement financial reasons dictated this decision.

  2. Joy Heads 25 April 2019 at 01:06 #

    I am also a FILCA – so the ByLaws really needs to address this inability for us who have retired to vote in an organisation we are passionate about..

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