Nominations and Elections
The Nominations and Elections Committee is responsible for the development of the annual election slates, and for supervising the election process. The Committee ensures that elections are conducted within both the requirements of our IASWG Bylaws and the spirit and values which underlie our organization. The chair of the Nominations and Election Committee is Kyle McGee. Committee members are Sam Benbow, Martin Camire, Daniela Riccelli, and Jorūnė Vyšniauskytė-Rimkienė. Please email your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for nominations is July 31, 2016.
Announcement: Leadership Opportunities for Prospective IASWG Board Members
The Nominations and Elections Committee is seeking nominations of IASWG members interested in serving our organization by becoming members of the Board of Directors. This year we will be seeking to fill three “member at large” positions for those whose terms of service have ended. This is a wonderful opportunity for IASWG group workers to become more involved with the Association at the international level and to contribute to the development and growth of the organization as we continue to promote social group work practice and education.
We are looking for people who bring the following leadership qualities:
In addition to the above leadership qualities, the Nominations and Elections Committee also seeks candidates who might bring a range of diversity factors to the Board (for example, ethnicity, gender, age, geographical representation), as well as seeking a balance between practitioners and those whose group work engagement is primarily at the academic and/or scholarly level.
Board members are expected to:
IASWG Travel Reimbursement:
IASWG reimburses Board members for travel expenses to the annual fall Board meeting held each year in NYC, but costs to attend the annual spring Board meeting held each year at the IASWG Symposium site are not reimbursed.
EXTENDED Submission Deadline: February 15, 2017. Submit your Symposium Presentation Proposal now! Click here to learn more.
Call for Papers: Groupwork in Practice - The new Groupwork in Practice section of Groupwork will provide an opportunity to publish papers that are more descriptive of groupwork in practice, learn more here.
2017 Groupwork Student Essay Competition - Whiting and Birch are happy to announce the third Groupwork Essay Prize of $100.00. Student groupworkers are invited to submit an essay or paper on any aspect of their practice of groupwork. Any student on a first degree or masters program, or those who have graduated in 2016, may submit an essay or paper (maximum 5,000 words) for the prize.
Free Access to newest Groupwork article! Click here to read, "Stories of change in a Québec group for men who have perpetrated violence against a partner," by current IASWG members.