Director's Dispatch: Board Elections & AGM

ISD Board of Trustees Election

Trustee Candidate Registration is Now Open!


The ISD Board is comprised of nine parent volunteer Trustees. Every year the ISD Association elects Trustees to serve on the ISD Board for a two-year term. Four Trustee positions are open for election this year.


If you are interested in learning more, please watch this video in which current and past Trustees talk about their experiences serving on the Board. You can also contact the board at boardbox@isd.sn with any questions, or if you would like to make a time to meet with a current Trustee to learn more.


Candidate registration is open from Friday, February 21st until Friday, March 20th, 2020.


2020 Candidate Handout

2020 Elections FAQ


We are seeking individuals with the following interests and skills:


  • Commitment to ISD and its Guiding Statements

  • The ability to work as a team player with a diverse, international group in a multi-cultural environment 

  • An expertise that will benefit the work of the Board 

  • Experience on a School Board or similar non-profit body is helpful 

  • Interest in strategic issues related to ISD’s present and future educational quality and development 

  • Experience living or working in an international environment


If you wish to be considered for election, please send a CV or resume, photo and a letter of intent stating why you would like to run for a Trustee position by March 20th, 2020 to ISD Board Secretary, Sadia Asim at boardbox@isd.sn.

Annual General Meeting


Please mark your calendars for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the ISD Association which will be held on Friday, May 15th, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:30 pm.


The AGM is the yearly meeting of members of the ISD Association, which is all ISD parents and guardians and ISD faculty. The agenda will include student performances, reports from the Board Chair and School Director (including a financial report) and we will announce the successful candidates in this year’s Trustee election. We encourage all parents to attend this important meeting. There will be refreshments served and a chance to ask questions. High school students will provide babysitting free of charge.

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