The IADR, AADOCR, and all Group/Network Communities will not be accessible from October 18-21, 2021 as IADR goes through site improvements. Thank you for your understanding. 

Submit nominations for IADR Groups/Networks positions using the form below by Friday, June 18, 2021. Please visit to see all vacant positions. 

Self-nominations are encouraged! If you nominate a candidate other than yourself, please make sure the candidate has accepted the nomination prior to submission. 

Members can apply for only one Scientific Group/Network vacant position per nomination/election cycle and can serve as an officer in only one Scientific Group/Network at any given time. Candidates must be a current member of the Scientific Group/Network in which they been nominated.  

The Group/Network depends on its members to serve in these important roles to facilitate the mission of the Group/Network. 

The IADR Scientific Group/Network Governance Handbook outlines the requirements for standing for office. 

Excerpt from IADR Scientific Group/Network Governance Handbook:

“All current members of the SG/N are eligible to serve as officers of the SG/N and vote in the annual election. The annual election of officers is held in conjunction with the IADR general election for Vice-president. Current member is defined by a member of the SG/N that has paid the current year membership dues. Members are both those that have identified the SG/N as their primary affiliation or have added the SG/N to their annual membership.


Each SG/N must nominate a minimum of two individuals to stand for each elected position, vice-president every year and Secretary/Treasurer and Council every three years. Candidates may only stand for election for one position in each election. SG/N officers are able to be elected to the same office, but may not serve more than two consecutive terms for any elected office.


Prospective candidates for the position of vice president, president-elect or president should have held at least 1-2 positions within the SG/N before the actual election date. This requirement allows for better and improved understanding of the general operations and limits disruptions of effective processes within the SG/N.


If an officer does not renew their membership at any time during their term, their term is terminated and remaining officers shall appoint a member of the SG/N to fill the vacant position for the remainder of the term. Individuals completing the term of office are still eligible to serve two consecutive terms for the same elected office.


SG/N that do not provide candidates may risk not receiving the SG/N membership dues collected for that year.”

The election will be held in conjunction with the IADR election beginning in the fall. Each IADR Member or Retired members will receive a ballot for the IADR Vice-president and for the officers of any Scientific Group or Network they belong.  IADR Student members will only receive the ballot for the Scientific Group or Networks they belong to. Successful candidates will begin their term of service at the conclusion of the 2022 IADR General Session and Exhibition in Chengdu, China (June 22-25, 2022).

For additional information, including position responsibilities and descriptions, please review the IADR Scientific Group/Network Governance Handbook or contact Riana Hays at