2021 Society Election Results 

Thank you to all nominees for their willingness to serve and all those who voted in the election.

President-Elect Secretary (2023 President)
  • Marty Bince
Executive Board Members
  • Ardis Bartle
  • ​Maxym Lachance
  • J. Andrew Parsons
  • Jagdish Shukla
  • Maurice Wilkins
Automation & Technology Vice President-Elect
  • Andre Michel                                            
Publications Vice President-Elect
  • Nicholas Sands

Voter turnout reached 6.10%. All leaders will begin their term on 1 January 2022.


  • All nominations other than District Vice President are reviewed by the Nominating Committee
  • Any ISA member may submit a nomination
  • All eligible nominees are asked to submit a candidate packet
  • The Nominating Committee reviews and evaluates candidate packets and may conduct interviews
  • Nominations are also accepted by petition in accordance with ISA Bylaws
  • The election is open in June to eligible voters
  • District Vice Presidents nominations and elections are coordinated by the District Nominating Committee
  • Any member of the District may recommend a candidate for District Vice President


The responsibilities of each group are outlined in the Society's Manual of Organization and Procedures. Below is a list of attributes desired in all elected leaders. Also included are detailed descriptions of the responsibilities of each role. Before applying for a leadership role, please review the obligations and ensure that you are willing to and have the support from your employer and family to meet these commitments.

ISA Leadership Attributes

  • A contagious passion for promoting the ISA brand and the automation profession
  • Strong knowledge of ISA’s core competencies, products and services
  • An interest in visioning the role ISA plays in the future of the automation community
  • The desire to understand the diversity of ISA’s constituencies and a commitment to act in the overall interests of the Society
  • An understanding of basic financial principles with the ability to exercise sound business judgments
  • An innovative mindset and ability to engage and empower members in driving change to meet strategic objectives
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to develop and lead teams with a willingness to hold volunteers accountable 

Position Descriptions