The International Advisory Board will be responsible for:
i. the dissemination of TGfU SIG policies to critical organizations within member’s country
ii. informing the SIG of pertinent information regarding progress of TGfU in each member’s country.
An IAB member’s term is four-years beginning with January 1st following the elections.
To be eligible for the IAB - you must:
i. be a member of the TGfU SIG and
ii. have residency or a national of the country being represented
When there is more than one application for a country, these applications will be considered and voted upon by the Executive. Alternatively, a national organization, with approval from the executive, can operate its own election system and thereby inform the executive of its choice prior to the start of the board member’s term.
International Advisory Board (IAB) Chair
Dr Alan Ovens
Alan is a Principal Lecturer in Physical Education in the School of Curriculum and Pedagogy at the University of Auckland. He is also the Immediate Past President of Physical Education New Zealand (PENZ). His interests are centred on critical pedagogy.
We are seeking nominations for positions on the International Advisory Board (IAB) to begin service in March 2013. Nominations are due by January 31st, 2012. The first online board meeting will be arranged in early spring. Announcements of the IAB members will be made officially at the TGfU Conference 14-16th July 2012. No financial compensation for travel can be given to IAB members.
The nomination form requires you to include:
1) A short biography (no more than 150 words)
2) An explanation of how your membership will impact the country you represent (no more than 500 words).
Nomination Forms for the IAB
Below is the nomination form for IAB membership and also the SIG policies, which includes the policies for the IAB to aid your understanding of the SIG.