Governance & Leadership


Governing Council
 

The Governing Council of the International Association of Immunization Managers (IAIM) provides leadership and direction to the Association. The members of IAIM’s Governing Council are elected by Membership and respond to the members of the Association.

The first election of the Governing Council of the International Association of Immunization Managers took place on March 3rd, 2015 during IAIM’s Inaugural Conference in Istanbul, Turkey. The new Governing Council members are from different regions of the world.

 

Dr. David Salisbury
President, Governing Council 

 

President of Governing Council
Former Immunization Director
Health Department
United Kingdom

 

 


 

Dr. Jaleela Sayed Jawad Hasan Jawad
Vice-President, Governing Council

Public Health Consultant
Chief of Immunization Group
Ministry of Health
Kingdom of Bahrain

 

 

 

Dr. Bruce Gellin 
Secretary, Governing Council 

 

Undersecretary of Health
Director,
National Vaccine Program Office,
United States of America

 

 

 

Mr. Johann van den Heever
Treasury, Governing Council

National Manager of Immunization Program 
National Health Department 
South African Republic
 

 


 

 

 

Dr. Salah Al-Awaidy
Governing Council Member

Communicable Diseases Advisor
Ministry of Health
Sultanate of Oman

 

 
 



 

Dr. K.O. Antwi-Agyei
Governing Council Member

Immediate Past Director of National Program
Expanded Program of Immunization
DCD, Ghana Health Services

 



 

Dr. Silvia Bino
Governing Council Member

Chief of Disease Control and Immunization Department
Public Health Institute
Tirana, Albania

 


 

Dr. Chong Chee Kheong
Governing Council Member

Director of Disease Control Division 
Ministry of Health
Malaysia

 

 



 

Dr. Li Li
Governing Council Member

Vice-Director,
Association of Chinese Preventive Medicine, Secretariat
China

 

 


 

 

Dr. Paba Palihawadana
Governing Council Member
 

National Immunization Program Manager
Ministry of Health
Sri Lanka
 





 

 

Dr. Gayane Sahakyan
Governing Council Member 

 

National Immunization Program Manager
 Republic of Armenia 

 


 


 
 
Dr. Simone Spence 
 

Governing Council Member 

 

Director, Family Health Services 
Ministry of Health
Jamaica

 

 

 

 

Dr. Shyam Raj Upreti
 

Governing Council Member 

 

Immediate Past Administrator of the Extended Immunization Program ,

Nepal
 
 
 
 
 
 

IAIM  Secretariat

The International Association of Immunization Managers Secretariat manages the day-to-day operations of the Association. The staff include the Director of the IAIM Secretariat, Ana Flavia Carvalho, Senior Program Manager Katie D. Waller and  Program Coordinators Emi Symenouh, Vanna Camille Curi and Maggie Collins.

 

 

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