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International Board of Directors

The International Board of Directors is elected by the membership and functions as the governing and decision-making body of the organization. The Board elects the officers of the corporation. The International Board of Directors has the full authority to do all things necessary to fulfill the purpose of the organization, including strategic planning, the levying of fees and the execution of contracts. Board members work directly with the international headquarters staff to monitor and administer the organization’s programs.

The 2014 election of International Board of Directors members for the 2015-2018 term will be conducted electronically in October and November, 2014. Each Chapter, Member-at-Large and Chapter-at-Large member will be contacted by mail with instructions for voting online. If you do not receive an email about voting (be sure to check your Spam folder), contact the Corporate Services department at International headquarters ( Chapters should schedule an election meeting in October or November 2014 and should use the Chapter Checklist of Election Responsibiliites - Chapter Balloting Information to ensure that all chapter election responsibilities are met.

Four candidates have been chosen by the Nominating Committee and biographical information provided by each candidate can be found by viewing the Nominee Flyer. Please carefully study the Nominee Flyer to acquaint yourself with the candidates and prepare yourself to vote. Two candidates will be elected for the 2015-2018 term. The four candidates are:

Thérèse Antonini, North Metro Chorus, Region 16

Joan Boutilier, River City Sound Chorus, Region 3

Jeanne d’Arc (JD) Crowe, Canadian Showtime Chorus, Region 16

Marcia Pinvidic, City of Gardens Chorus, Region 26

Download the Nominee Flyer by clicking here.

Each Chapter, Member-at-Large and Chapter-at-Large member is responsible for online voting by the deadline date. Voting will close at 3:00 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, December 3, 2014.

Questions or comments about the election for International Board of Directors should be directed to the Corporate Services department at International headquarters (

The Corporate Services department serves as the official staff liaisons to the International Board. If you would like to send a message to the International President or a member of the International Board, contact this department.

Download the 2014-15 International Committee List here.


2014-2015 International Board

Seated (l to r): Joan Boutilier, Renée Porzel, Marcia Pinvidic, Paula Davis and Patty Cobb Baker

Standing (l to r): Cammi MacKinlay, Thérèse Antonini, Dale Syverson, Peggy Gram, Carole Persinger, Fran Furtner and  Anne Cargill

2014-2015 Executive Committee

(l to r; top to bottom) Joan Boutilier, Secretary; Paula Davis, President-Elect; Patty Cobb Baker, Treasurer; Renée Porzel, Immediate Past President; and Marcia Pinvidic, President

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