Now that the term of the current President of the Forum of National Archivists (FAN), Jeff James, is coming to an end, a call for nominations has been opened to elect a new President. In close collaboration with the members of the FAN Steering Committee, the FAN President sets the strategic direction of the Forum and ensures its good governance. 
The proper performance of the duties of FAN President requires a significant commitment of personal time and draws on the support of the President’s employer institution. The role is voluntary, and no remuneration is offered, nor can be accepted, for the performance of the functions of the office.  
Are you interested in applying? 
Eligibility for the position of President is restricted to Heads of member institutions in Category A (in good standing). The President is elected by the membership of FAN for a term of two years and may seek re-election for one consecutive term.  
A working level knowledge of either English or French (the official languages of the ICA) is highly desirable. 
Applicants are asked to submit the following documents, in both English and French:   
a statement of intent (500 words maximum),  
a short CV (two pages maximum),  
one letter of support from another member of FAN (Category A voting member of the ICA in good standing). 
Find out more about the call here. 
Applicants have until 16 June 2023, 23:59 (CET), to send their applications to the Secretariat (