2019-20 International Officer Election

Optimist International has partnered with Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS) to administer the 2018 International Board of Director and Officer election. To assure your Club's election specific broadcast email arrives safely in your inbox on May 1, simply add the following email address as an approved sender: noreply@directvote.net Your Club's dues must be paid in full prior to be being allowed to vote. Elections open online at 8AM (CDT) on Tuesday, May 1 and closes at 5PM (CDT) Wednesday, May 30.

If you have questions, contact Tom Carver at (800) 500-8130 ext. 243 or (314) 881-1343, or email tom.carver@optimist.org.


Please click on candidates name for more information and to view their video if submitted. Below are the candidates for the 2019-20 International Officers and Board of Directors election:

2019-20 President-Elect Candidates:

  • Mark Weinsoff (PSW)

2019-20 Board Director at Large Candidates (2 to be elected):

  • Luc Dubois (QS)
  • Sandy Williams (AZ)

2019-20 Vice Presidents-Elect Candidates:

  • Region 1 Northeast & Great Lakes – Tracy Huxley (SWONT)
  • Region 2 Southeast – Patrick Prendergast (CAR)
  • Region 3 Mid-Atlantic – Terry Corle (CAPVA) & (NCE)
  • Region 4 Middle America – Theresa Evans (WMO)
  • Region 5 Great Plains – Terry Gorman (DMM)
  • Region 6 Southwest – Carol Hodges (STX)
  • Region 7 West Coast – Pat Thomas (OK)
  • Region 8 St. Lawrence – Ilze Epners (QS)