Upcoming Board Position Vacancies

Nominations Being Accepted for Elected Positions on the Executive Board of Directors

Office holders on the IHIA’s Executive Board of Directors are non-salaried voluntary positions.  Serving on the IHIA’s Board requires considerable time, effort, dedication, as well as a strong desire to serve the membership and make the IHIA grow in influence and stature. Nominees to the IHIA’s Executive Board of Directors should have the necessary flexibility of time and personal commitment to perform the position’s varied duties.  Additionally, a nominated candidate must have their employer agency’s support and approval to serve on the IHIA’s Executive Board of Directors.

The IHIA’s By-Laws prohibit self nominations for elected offices on the Executive Board of Directors.  For information regarding the announced positions’ specific duties and responsibilities please refer to the IHIA By-Laws, Article V - Officers, Section 5.10 - Vice President and Section - 5.12 Regional Directors.  The By-Laws are posted and available for review on the IHIA’s website in the section titled, “IHIA By-Laws.” 

Effective January 1, 2017, nominations for the below positions are hereby announced: 

Office of Vice President

For information regarding the election qualifications for the office of Vice President please refer to the IHIA By-Laws, Article IV – Board of Directors, Section 4.08. Nominations for the office of Vice President can be made by any Active Professional Member in good standing among the IHIA’s full general membership, other than the named nominee.  The nomination must contain the nominee’s name, the office to which the nominee is nominated, and a written summary of the nominee’s experience and qualifications for election. The Vice President’s position is subject to election by the full membership of Active Professional Members.

Offices of Regional Director

For information regarding the geographic regions covered by Regional Directors refer to the IHIA By-Laws section under Article IV - Board of Directors, Section 4.01 (b). An Active Professional Member in good standing assigned to the below listed IHIA Regions, is eligible to nominate another Regional Active Member within the same Region who is in good standing, to run for election for the following Regional Director positions.

Eastern Regional Director 

Nominations are being accepted for the Office of the Eastern Regional Director.  Nominations for this office must be submitted in writing by an IHIA member in good standing who is an Eastern Region member, other than the named nominee.  The written nomination must contain the nominee’s name, the office to which the nominee is nominated, and a written summary of the nominee’s experience and qualifications for election.  The Eastern Regional Director’s position is subject to election by the Eastern Region’s membership.

Western Regional Director

Nominations are being accepted for the Office of the Western Regional Director.  Nominations for this office must be submitted in writing by an IHIA member in good standing who is a Western Region member, other than the named nominee.  The nomination must contain the nominee’s name, the office to which the nominee is nominated, and a written summary of the nominee’s experience and qualifications for election.  The Western Regional Director’s position is subject to election by the Western Region’s membership.

Written nominations for the above announced offices will be accepted from

January 1, 2017 through April 1, 2017. 

Additional information regarding upcoming position vacancies and/or Board duties can be obtained by contacting any current board member. The IHIA strongly encourages its membership to consider participating in leadership roles within the Executive Board of Directors, the Advisory Board, or in other capacities. The IHIA cannot exist unless new blood assumes leadership positions.

Nominations for the upcoming Board position vacancies must be submitted to the IHIA Secretary, either by e-mail at wayne.koka@ic.fbi.gov, or by postal service mail, and addressed to: Secretary Wayne Koka: International Homicide Investigators Association; P.O. Box 5507, Tampa, Florida 33675.

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