The Ombuds Blog does not endorse candidates; information is provided only for reference. Candidate statements and biographies are available to members on the IOA website. Here are the nominees, along links to any prior posts:
- Joshua Canzona, CO-OP, Associate Ombuds, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill;
- Hector Escalante (incumbent), Ombuds Director, University of California, Merced;
- Brett Elizabeth Hathaway Harris, University Ombuds, University of Oregon;
- Amarah Khan, CO-OP, Director Office of the Employee Ombuds, City of Seattle;
- Sarah Klaper (incumbent), University Ombudsperson, Northwestern University;
- Marisa D. Mason-Smith, University Ombuds, University of the Bahamas;
- Youssoupha Niang, PT
Ombuds and Mediator, UNHCR;
- Bina Patel, Senior Organizational Ombuds, United States Patent & Trademark Office;
- Linda Rubin, Professor/Licensed Psychologist/Faculty Ombudsperson, Texas Woman's University; and
- Nan Rosenbloom, Project Manager for the Climate Change and Prediction Group, NCAR.
Election results will be announced to IOA members in March following the election. New officers will be elected in April following the Annual Meeting. (IOA Election Info.)
Updated 2/9/23: Corrected info for election results announcement and link to webpage.
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