2017 ELECTION: RESULTS


The ballots for the 2017 election were dispatched on 1 March 2017 to all IPA members in good standing. The deadline for receipt of ballot papers or to vote online was midnight GMT+1 on 31 May 2017. The results were communicated to all candidates on 2 June 2017.

Please click here to view a report outlining the results of the election for regional Board Representatives and on proposed changes to the IPA Rules. The elected Board Representatives will take office at the close of the IPA Business Meeting that will be held in Buenos Aires on Thursday 27 July 2017.

Please click on the links below to read the position statements of the candidates elected as IPA Board Representatives for the 2017-2019 term.


EUROPE: English | French | Spanish | German


MIRA ERLICH-GINOR (Israel Psychoanalytic Society)
GIOVANNI FORESTI (Italian Psychoanalytical Society)
SERGE FRISCH (Belgian Psychoanalytical Society)
LUIS JORGE MARTIN CABRE (Madrid Psychoanalytical Association)
JONATHAN SKLAR (British Psychoanalytical Society)
MARTIN TEISING (German Psychoanalytical Association)
FRANZISKA YLANDER (Swedish Psychoanalytical Association)


LATIN AMERICA: available only in English and Spanish


ABEL FAINSTEIN (Argentine Psychoanalytic Association)
JORGE KANTOR (Peru Psychoanalytic Society)
SÉRGIO LEWKOWICZ (Porto Alegre Psychoanalytical Society)
ÁLVARO NIN (Uruguayan Psychoanalytical Association)
SILVIA RESNIZKY(Buenos Aires Psychoanalytic Association)
CLAUDIO ROSSI (Brazilian Psychoanalytic Society of São Paulo)  
PABLO SANTANDER (Chilean Psychoanalytic Association)


NORTH AMERICA available only in English and French


MARTIN GAUTHIER (Canadian Psychoanalytic Society)
WILLIAM GLOVER (APsaA)
JANE HALL (Contemporary Freudian Society)
BETH KALISH (Los Angeles Institute & Society for Psychoanalytic Studies)
PETER LOEWENBERG (APsaA)
GUNTHER PERDIGAO (APsaA)
ALAN SUGARMAN (APsaA)


The “Rules, Limits and Procedures for IPA Elections” can be read here.