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New Leadership Elected for Alumni Chapter Groups 2014-2015

11th December 2014

The IIS Alumni Association is pleased to announce the appointment of its elected leadership for the Asian, European and North American Chapter Groups. Established in 2005, the Alumni Association aims to strengthen the relationship between the Institute and its graduates by supporting the personal, academic and career development of the alumniand working with them to maximise the impact of their knowledge and skills.

Each year, the Association conducts elections for Presidents and Secretaries of the Regional Chapter Groups. These office bearers are responsible for the activities of the association in a given region, which include annual meetings. This year, a run-off election was held for the leadership of the Asian Chapter Group (President and Secretary) as no one from the original slate of candidates received a majority of the votes. Further, the Presidents of the Chapter Groups for Europe and North America were both re-elected for a second term.

The final elected candidates to lead the Chapter Groups for a one-year term ending September 2015 are as follows:

Asian Chapter Group
 
President
Parisa Sheralieva
(GPISH 2010)
Secretary
Shadi Al Sharani
(GPISH 2011)
 
European Chapter Group
President
Dr Dagi Dagiev
(GPISH 2003)
Secretary
Naureen Ali
(GPISH 2013)
 
North American Chapter Group
President
Ms Shahnaz Savani
(WTEP 1993)
Secretary
Mr Karim Gillani
(GPISH 2003)