We are delighted to announce and give our congratulations to the six candidates for the 2019 Governing Board election! To learn more about our candidates, visit our Meet the Candidates page.


Jose Bassila (GUA)

Tommaso Nodari (ITA)

Calixto Mateos Hanel (MEX)

Karo Serafin (GER)

Gustavo Cuellar (ESA)

Candelaria Lucero Dente (ARG) 

Next Steps:

1 June

We will be making the candidates’ application forms and endorsements available on myCISV.

10 June

Candidates’ photos and videos will be uploaded on the CISV International website and YouTube channel.

20 June

Candidate Q&A videos will be uploaded on the CISV International YouTube channel.

25 June

The deadline for National Secretaries to ensure the National-Chapter Officials Directory is up-to-date and that the right persons are assigned to the National Representative and National Junior Representative (Senior) roles (and that they have their correct email address in myCISV).  Only those assigned by the deadline will be permitted to vote.

12-28 July

Online voting period:

  • Round 1: 12-18 July (for National Junior Representatives)
  • Round 2: 22-28 July (for National Representatives and IJRs)


If you have any questions about the election process, please visit the Governing Board Election FAQ or, if you do not find the answer there, please contact the Election Committee.  The members of the 2019 Election Committee are: Frank Steffen, Francisco Pavão, and Nadia Igsiz.


Please note that if you are elected you will need to attend the Governing Board in-person meeting on 29 August-1 September 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

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