INFORMS Election

The Annual INFORMS election for the 2020 Board of Directors will open on Thursday, August 1, 2019.  Make sure to check your inbox for an email from INFORMS Election Coordinator – ( with your voting information and unique credentials that will be sent to you on Thursday, August 1, 2019. 

To view the candidates’ biographies and vision statements, click on their names below.


Stephen C. Graves

Stefan E. Karisch



Victoria Chen - 2nd term, unopposed


Vice President - International:

Sue Merchant - 2nd term, unopposed


Vice President - Practice:

C. Allen Butler - 2nd term, unopposed


Vice President - Membership and Professional Recognition:

Pooja Dewan

Pelin Pekgün


Vice President - Marketing, Communications & Outreach:

José Antonio Carbajal, CAP

L. Beril Toktay