IACP Blog - The IACP Voting Procedure: Proposed Changes and Implications

Guest Blogger: David Beer, Director of Program Development, Pearson Peacekeeping
Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

For me and for others, a highlight of the IACP annual conference is the election of officers and voting on constitutional issues. Unfortunately, the percentage of conference attendees who actually vote is disturbingly low. This raises questions about the governance of elections and voting. Hoping to reinvigorate the process, an ad hoc Elections Committee was assembled to examine the situation and make recommendations.