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IDLSoc General Committee Elections

Three posts on the General Committee of the International Data Links Society are becoming vacant and a call for nominations has now been issued.

The roles becoming vacant are General Secretary, Events Director and Assistant Treasurer. The roles are all volunteer posts and have no renumeration associated with them.

The Board of Directors are currently reviewing the Bylaws and Terms of Reference, but in the meantime, you can view the current outline of roles and responsibilities for the three vacancies below.

Please note: The General Secretary will not be a Director and therefore the Terms of Reference for this role have been modified to reflect this.

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General queries should be directed to the

IDLSoc Secretariat

Phone: +44 (0)1460 298 090

Email:

IDLSoc Committee Structure

Society Structure

The Society is guided by a governing council named the General Committee. The committee comprises a multi-national group of Society members from both government and industry. Below the General Committee are three other committees that focus on key activities within the Society. A member from each of these committees sits on the General Committee.

Position Current Occupent(s) Society Email Address
Chairman LtCol Volker Schaaf Login to view email
Vice Chair Mr Don Kiley Login to view email
General Secretary Mr Jens Flarup Login to view email
Treasurer Mr Stephen Lewis Login to view email
Deputy Treasurer Capt (ret) Steven DesJardins
Communication Secretary Ms. Emma Jane Taylor Login to view email
Chair of Technical Committee Mr Nick Kropp Login to view email
Chair of the Events Committee Mr Jens Flarup
Events Co-Chair of AS/NZ Chapter Mike Kenderes
Industry Co-Chair of AS/NZ Chapter Graham Priestnall
Chair of Swedish Chapter Lt Col Lars HÃ¥kansson
Chair of UK Chapter Sqn Ldr Darren Martin
President of US Chapter Mr Mark Yelsits
Industry Representatives Ms. Janet Mackett

Note: For legal reasons, several US Government members are currently unable to hold positions on the committee. However representatives from the US Military are invited to attend the General Committee Meetings.

Corporate Advisory Board

The CAB provides a forum for Corporate Member organisations (within industry, government and academia) to influence the activities that Society undertakes. View the Terms of Reference, here.

IDLSoc Chapter Chairs

Chapters of the Society are lead on a volunteer basis by a chairperson. This person is appointed by consensus of members. Contact details are available on the chapter pages.