2021 Election Results

ATA held its regularly scheduled elections on October 28, 2021 during the ATA 62nd Annual Conference.

Congratulations to the newly elected Board members


Veronika Demichelis

I’m honored to be nominated for ATA president-elect. I joined ATA in 2016 and realized that I found my professional home and community. Since then,…

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Alaina Brandt

I’ve been an ATA member for eight years. When I first joined, the need for professionalization of translation and localization project management was a gap…

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John Milan

ATA membership has been slowly declining for over a decade, while conference attendance (even before the pandemic) has trended smaller. These two items—membership dues and…

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Eve Bodeux

Actively involved with ATA for over 20 years, I’m proud to have served as an ATA director for the past three. It would be a…

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Manako Ihaya

Manako Ihaya is an ATA-certified Japanese>English translator and interpreter based in Orange County, California, doing business as Ihaya InterConnect to also operate as an agency.…

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Meghan Konkol

I appreciate the opportunity to continue serving on ATA’s Board of Directors. Since joining the Board in 2018, I’ve had the privilege of serving alongside…

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Amendments to the ATA Bylaws

Members voted on the following proposed amendments to ATA's Bylaws. ATA’s Bylaws may be altered, amended, or repealed by a two-thirds vote of the voting members.

Amendment 1: Ex Officio Membership of Ethics Committee – Passed
Amendment 2: Expanding Eligibility to Chair and Serve on Committees – Passed
Amendment 3: References to Committee Chairs – Passed
Amendment 4: Removal of Membership Facilities – Passed
Amendment 5: Two-Thirds of Board Votes – Passed

Be an informed voter. Each proposal is accompanied by commentary explaining the rationale for the amendment. Take time to learn what these changes will mean to the operation and governance of the association.

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Meet the Candidates from 2021

ATA Elections

E66: Meet the Candidates in ATA’s 2021 Elections

September 30, 2021

The slate is set, the candidates are ready, and the opportunity to learn more about who’s running for the Board is right here in front of you!

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