Governance & Structure

IAAP is governed by its Board of Directors in accordance with its Constitution and Rules of Procedure. The Board of Directors, broadly representative of the membership, determines Association policies and has final authority over the affairs of the Association.  The Executive Committee (EC) administers the operations of the Association under the oversight of the Board of Directors.

  • Officers of IAAP: President, Past-President, President-Elect, Secretary General, and Treasurer.
  • Board of Directors: Presidents and Presidents-Elect of each IAAP division and Members-at-Large are also members of the BOD. Members are elected on the basis of their scientific achievements, commitment to IAAP, and their dispersion over the world's regions.
  • A General Assembly takes place every four years during the International Congresses of Applied Psychology. The next one will be held in Florence in July 2026.

IAAP Constitution  

IAAP Constitution, 2022

IAAP Rules of Procedure

Rules of Procedure of IAAP, 2022

Rules of Procedure for the Elections of IAAP Division Presidents-Elect and Other Officers, 2020 

Rules of Procedure for the Election of the IAAP Division 15 President and the Appointment of the Other Division Officers, 2018

Keynote Presentations from IAAP Officers

Get to know IAAP President, Lori Foster

Secretary-General, Luminita Patras

Treasurer, Kurt Geisinger