Inclusion International Virtual General Assembly 2014

Inclusion International Virtual General Assembly was held by postal ballot on December 2014- January 2015.

Member National Societies in good standing were asked to vote on four resolutions. 25 votes were received out of a total of 36 eligible members, therefore there was a quorum.

Ballots received:

Resolutions 1: Minutes of the 2012 General Assembly –

All 25 members voted unanimously YES

Resolution 2: Financial Statements-

All 25 members voted unanimously YES

Resolution 3: New Members –

2 members voted NO and have shared their reasons and concerns with the Officers. The remaining 23 members voted YES to the admission of the following organisations:

Full membership
Affiliate membership

Resolution 4: Election of Officers and Council

1 member voted NO and have shared their reasons and concerns with the Officers. The remaining 24 members voted YES to the re-election of the Officers of Inclusion International for a further term of two years:

  • Klaus Lachwitz – President
    Klaus has served two terms as President and is eligible for a third term to 2016.
  • Fadia Farah – Vice-President
    Fadia has served one term and is eligible for re-election for a second term to 2016.
  • Ralph Jones – Secretary-General
    Ralph has served four terms and is eligible for re-election for a fifth term to 2016.
  • Tim Gadd – Treasurer
    Tim has served two terms and is eligible for re-election for a third term to 2016.

The re-election for a further term of:

  • Quincy Mwiya, Regional Self-Advocate, Inclusion Africa
  • Maureen Piggot, Regional Representative, Inclusion Europe
  • Sheika Jameela Al-Qasimi, Regional Representative, MENA
  • Mia Farah, Regional Self-Advocate, MENA
  • Fauzia Haji, Regional Representative, Inclusion Africa

The election for a first term of: