Organization

“Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality”

Abraham Lincoln

The ISA Board of Directors role is pivotal in developing and implementing ISA’s mission. 

 

Every year a Board Meeting is celebrated to discuss ISA’s role in international education. The ISA Board of Directors is made up of a Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer and 9 other Members who lead the growth and continuance of the Association by respecting its By-laws and Statutes.

REPRESENTATIVES OF THE WORLD'S SCHOOLS

ISA BOARD MEMBERS

Board members represent member schools from different parts of the world.

They are school leaders, committed to developing and maintaining international understanding is schools.

The current Board comprises members from Malaysia, India, Turkey, Senegal, Spain, Mexico, Columbia, Rwanda and Argentina

Proud of the work done

AWARDS

International Schools Association grants two awards, The Distinguished Service Award and the International Humanism Award.

The Distinguished Service Award is granted to persons who have the highest ideals in international education, excellent teaching skills, and who have lead and supported development and research for international school’s curriculums.

The Internatioal Humanism Award is granted to persons and organizations that believe that International Humanism is a philosophy, a state of being, a way of living which consists in a set of universal human values that only active dialogue and shared experience can uncover.

Humble recognition of the work done

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDS

1996

Gerard Renaud

1997

Leo Ferning

1998

Roger Peel
Mike Maybury
Chris Mc Cabe

1999

Gregory John Craffer
Desmond Cole Baker

2000

Mabel Mazzini

2001

Elizabeth Fox

2002

Joseph Blaney

2003

John Dorbis

2004

Robert Storms

2005

Martti Ahtisaari

2006

Jeff Thompson
Walid Abshakra

2007

Bert Timmermans
Kofi Annam

2008

James McLelan
Oscar Arias

2009

John Pisapia

2010

Mabel Mary Manzitti

2011

Clive Cartew

2013

Marie Phillots

2014

Jorge Segobia B

INTERNATIONAL HUMANISM AWARD

1996

Gerard Renaud

1997

Roger Hollard
Esther Lucas

1998

Bill Kirk
Alphonse Pundzius

1999

Jacques L'Esperance

2000

Laurence Lavoie
Atkins

2001

Dorothy Goodman

2002

Barbara Walker

2003

Ken Wrye

2004

Elaine Greenstone

2006

Belen Orejas

HONORARY MEMBERS

ISA Honorary Members have made great contributions to international education. They were all visionaries and were dedicated to teach the importance of International Understanding and International Mindedness.

PATRONS:

Mrs. Nansi

Poirel

Mr. Paul Sheid

CHAIRMEN OF ISA

1951

Bertram Pickard

Chairman of the Governing Board of the International School of Geneva (ISA Constitutive Meeting)

1951-1952

Fred Roquette

Director of the International School of Geneva

1952-1970

Russel Cook

Member of the Governing Board of the International School of Geneva

1970-1971

Gerald Atkinson

Headmaster of the Inter-Community School, Zurich

1971-1984

Paul Scheid

Director of the Anna-Schmidt-Schule Frankfurt-am-Main

1984-1988

Robert Belle-Isle

Director of the United Nations International School, New York

1984-1992

Bernard Ivaldi

Director General of the Foundation of the International School of Geneva

1992-1999

James Mc Lellan

Director of Vienna International School

1999-2001

Bert Timmermans

Rijnlands Lyceum, Netherlands

2002-2003

Mabel Mary Manzitti

Headmaster of the St. Catherine´s Moorlands School, Argentina

2003-2005

Clive Carthew

Director of Professional Development at Silsoe College, UK

2005-2019

Luis Martinez Zorzo

President at SEK University, Chile

2019 - until today

John Lees

Director Istanbul International School, Turkey

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