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IAFL Officers and the Executive Committee and Regional Representatives

IAFL Officers

The Association has five Officers, each of whom is elected for a term of 2 years. The current Officers are:

President: Georgina Heydon (RMIT University, Australia) email: georgina.heydon(at)rmit(dot)edu.au

Vice-President:   Janet Ainsworth (Seattle University School of Law, USA) email: jan(at)seattleu(dot)edu

Treasurer: Krzysztof Kredens (Aston University, UK) email: k.j.kredens(at)aston(dot)ac.uk

Secretary: Isabel Picornell (QED Forensic Linguistics, Channel Islands) email: isabel(at)qedforensics(dot)com

Publicity Officer: Tammy Gales (Hofstra University, NY, USA) email: Tammy.A.Gales(at)hofstra(dot)edu

The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for the routine day-to-day operations of the Association, as well as selecting the venue for the Biennial Conference and arranging meetings of the membership. The Executive Committee is composed of the five IAFL Officers above plus two ‘Ordinary Members’, who are elected for a term of 4 years. The current ordinary members are:

Jennifer Glougie (British Columbia Labour Relations Board, Vancouver, Canada)

Janny Leung (University of Hong King)

The immediate past president of the Association (currently Tim Grant) sits as a non-voting member of the Committee.

Past presidents of the Association include:

Tim Grant (2015-2017)

Ed Finegan (2013-2015)

Maria Teresa Turell (2011-2013)

Ron Butters (2009-2011)

Janet Cotterill (2007-2009)

Peter Tiersma (2005-2007)

John Gibbons (2003-2005)

Lawrence Solan (1999-2003)

Diana Eades (1995-1999)

Malcolm Coulthard (1993-1995)

Details of how the Executive Committee functions and the role of the Association’s Officers can be found in the Constitution.