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  • Executive Board Portfolios

    Election of the 2020-2023 ISSA Executive Board and ISSA 2018 Membership Renewal

    Elections for the 2020-2023 ISSA Executive Board will be held in 2018. The Executive Board is comprised of 6 elected members who must represent 6 different countries. Currently, these positions are distributed as:

    • President
    • General Secretary
    • Treasurer
    • Vice President ISA
    • Vice President (Conferences)
    • Vice President (Communications)
    • Vice President (ICSSPE & Awards)


    The description of the current ISSA Executive Board Portfolios is available on the ISSA website: Under the ‘About ISSA’ scroll down menu, click on ‘Elections’ or use this link: http://issa1965.org/about-issa/future-issa/

    The ISSA Constitution and ISSA Bylaws are also available on the ISSA website: Under the ‘About ISSA’ scroll down menu, click on ‘ISSA Statutes’ or use this link: http://issa1965.org/about-issa/general-conference-information/

    The ISSA Forthcoming Executive Board beginning in January 2020 will be:

    • Mike Sam, President
    • Brent McDonald, VP Conferences
    • Hélène Joncheray, VP International Relations
    • Parissa Safai, General Secretary
    • Emmanuelle Tulle, VP Communications
    • John Horne, Treasurer
    • Christine Dallaire, Past President


    Renew your 2019 ISSA membership as soon as possible.ISSA membership is for the full calendar year. This means that your ISSA membership expires on December 31st regardless of when you joined ISSA. In order to continue to receive the benefits of ISSA membership, including our journal (IRSS), reduced registration fees for the 2018 Congress in Lausanne and to participate in the 2018 election, please renew your 2018 membership at your earliest convenience. A list of current 2018 members is attached to the end of this bulletin.

    Membership category details are available on the ISSA website, at http://issa1965.org/membership/

    Membership details are available on the SAGE – International Review of Sociology of Sport website. We highly encourage you to use the online payment subscription process on the SAGE IRSS web page. It is efficient, secure and ensures that membership applications are processed in a timely fashion. Once registered the system provides you with an automated reply that confirms your membership application. Please visit: https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/journal/international-review-sociology-sport