Nominations Committee

2022-2023 Board Slate

The Nominations Committee announced the 2022-2023 slate at the IMDM. Congratulations to the following:



LES Affiliation

President Ichiro Nakatomi
LES Japan
Past President John Paul

LES USA-Canada

President-Elect Mike Lasinski
LES USA-Canada
Secretary Tatiana Campello
LES Brazil
Treasurer Sonja London
LES Scandinavia
Vice-President Mattia Dalla Costa
LES Italy
Vice-President Karin Hofmann
LES Austria
Vice-President Madelein Kleyn
LESI South Africa
Vice-President Junko Sugimura
LES Japan
Other Officer
Duncan Ferguson
LES Australia-New Zealand
Other Officer
Hayley French
LES Britain-Ireland
Other Officer
Russell Levine
LES USA-Canada

The Nominations Committee is an LESI Management Committee responsible for managing the process for the nomination of candidates for the Officers and Auditors of LESI.


The mission of the Nominations Committee is to ensure the successful operation of LESI by evaluating the Candidates for the Officers and Auditor of LESI and nominating those Candidates who are the most appropriate for the position in question. LESI By-laws, Article VII, Section 5, paragraph 11 (updated 2013)


The goals of the Nominations Committee include the following:

  • Openly soliciting nominations for the Officers and Auditors of LESI
  • Evaluating Candidates for Officers and Auditor of LESI
  • Reporting on the Nomination process and selection criteria at each annual meeting while being sensitive to and respect the privacy and reputation of all nominated candidates
  • Recommending for Nomination as an LESI Officer or Auditor those Candidates who are the most appropriate for the position in question
  • Populate and maintain the Committee pages on the LESI Website

Committee Leadership


Board Liaison:

  • John Paul (LESI Immediate Past President)
Contact the Committee Chair - John Paul (

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