AES 2024 Elections Open for Voting

Hand placing ballot in voting box with AES logo on box
May 17, 2024
AES Members are encouraged to exercise their voting right and responsibility. 

The AES 2024 Election is open for Member voting as of May 17. Voting is online only and ends June 28 at 5:00PM Eastern U.S. time.

Candidate Bios & Statements: The information in the linked pdf has been provided by the candidates for the AES 2024 election. In addition to the President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and Regional Vice-Presidents, three Governors will be elected from six candidates – you may vote for one candidate each for President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer and Regional Vice Presidents, and for up to three Governors.

In addition, three updates to the AES Bylaws must be voted on by Membership. The proposed Bylaws amendments are detailed in the document 2024 AES Bylaws Amendment Proposal Membership Explanation. For reference, the current AES Bylaws are AES Bylaws Revised 2023.

Members need not vote early if they wish to take time to review the ballot. Eligible Members were sent emails to their address of record with voting details. If any Member who is eligible did not receive an election ballot notice in email on May 17, they may still vote by simply going to the voting site,, entering their name, AES number and email to receive the security code to vote online. The exact name and number must match AES records. Security codes are emailed immediately from, so check your spam/junk folders if necessary.

Members having difficulty voting may contact Global Election Services at: or call them at 1-800-864-1263 toll-free.

Only Members in good standing may vote in the election; associates and students are not eligible to vote.  Members whose membership has lapsed and Associate Members who wish to upgrade their status to Member in order to vote must renew or upgrade no later than 5:00 PM EDT, June 21, 2024 to participate in the 2024 election. Memberships may be renewed through the AES member portal at and Associate Members may apply for upgrade to Member status at There is no cost for upgrades; upgrade applications can take up to 48 hours to process.

AES Members are encouraged to exercise their voting right and responsibility as a Member by participating in the election. 

AES 2024 Election Simplified Sample Ballot


Brecht De Man

César Lamschtein


Valerie Tyler


Glenn Lorbecki

Vice President: Eastern Region, USA/Canada

Jeanne Montalvo

Angela Piva

Vice President: Western Region, USA/Canada

David v.R. Bowles

Brian (Bt) Gibbs

Vice President: Northern Region, Europe

Jamie Angus-Whiteoak

Bill Foster

Governor (vote for up to 3):

Jayant Datta

Michael Hanson

Charles Hughes

Brett Leonard

Merlijn van Veen

Malik Williams

(The order of the names may appear in alphabetical or reverse alphabetical order on random ballots.)

AES Bylaws Amendment Proposals

as per the document, “2024 AES Bylaws Amendment Proposal Membership Explanation”


AES Bylaws Amendment Proposal 1

Broaden the range of students qualifying for membership, simplify student membership application and notification of acceptance, and simplify text regarding maximum time limits of student membership and upgrade criteria.



AES Bylaws Amendment Proposal 2

Remove Sustaining Member class of membership from Bylaws



AES Bylaws Amendment Proposal 3


Changes to Nominations Committee membership and leadership mandates



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