2021 American Evaluation Association Election

Show your commitment to the value of the American Evaluation Association and help to shape its future! The AEA ballot is NOW OPEN! As an owner of AEA through your membership, we encourage you to exercise your benefit to elect the leaders whom you feel will best represent you.

Please take a moment to carefully consider each candidate as thoughtful selection of the leadership ensures the vitality and longevity of the association. The ballot includes extensive personal statements developed by each nominee to help you make informed selections.

You will be voting for the following board positions: one (1) President-elect and three (3) Members-at-Large. Here are a few things to note when you go to cast your ballot.

  1. You will receive an email from elections@vote-now.com containing a link to the AEA election ballot. Click the link to have your embedded passcode validated. This unique embedded passcode will allow you to vote only once. To ensure receipt please set your email to accept emails from elections@vote-now.com. Many spam detection systems recognize an email as an acceptable address after you have sent a message to it, so please feel free to email elections@vote-now.com from your email program.
  2. Candidate bios and photos will be hyperlinked to their name on the ballot and can be accessed here. This will allow you to familiarize yourself with the candidates, their background, and their vision for AEA.
  3. In addition to the ballot statements, you may also review the 2021 Meet the Candidates webinar recording for the opportunity to get to know the candidates for the Board as they introduce themselves, describe their background and service to AEA, their vision for how they would contribute to the AEA Board, and what they hope to see accomplished. Click the here to view the presentation. 
  4. To ensure the validity of your ballot, please follow the instructions carefully. You can elect to not vote for an individual position.

Please be certain to check your spam inbox to ensure you do not miss the opportunity to cast your vote. To troubleshoot your access to the ballot, contact Zachary Grays or Mike Zapata in the AEA offices at info@eval.org. For technical issues, contact support@vote-now.com or to vote by telephone, call (844) 797-4575 (M-F, 9am-6pm, EDT), to speak with a Vote-now specialist. Please enter your voter passcode at the prompt.

Candidate Slate


  • Kathryn Sielbeck-Mathes
  • Corrie Whitmore

Board Member-At-Large

  • Thomas Archibald
  • Mansoor Kazi
  • Monica Ruiz Casares Yebenes
  • Katherine Tibbetts
  • Lori Wingate
  • Susan Wolfe

The ballot will be available today and will close December 8, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET

Note: All ballots are anonymous and only total votes cast for each candidate are reported to AEA. This information is only used to assure that only one ballot per member is counted in the election. We value your privacy as valued members.