We are pleased to announce the results of the recent IFA election for Member at Large, along with President-Elect and Secretary.
Jean Sawyer was elected Member at Large
Courtney Byrd was elected President-Elect;
Elaine Kelman will continue to serve as Secretary.
Dr. Byrd's election to President-Elect means there will need to be another election to fill her position as Member-at-Large.
The person elected as Member-at-Large will serve out the remaining year of Dr. Byrd's term and continue for an additional three years.
Please send your nominations to
続きを読む: Updated! 2021 Election Results
Some papers from the 2018 Joint World Congress in Hiroshima, Japan are now available, just use the menu to go to
IFA Congresses -> IFA Congress Proceedings -> 2018 Joint World Congress: Hiroshima Japan
Current IFA Members can view the entire text of the papers, the public can view the abstracts.
More papers will be published as the review process is completed.
On June 24, after a brief but devastating illness, Herman Peters passed away. In 1989 he was one of the founding members of the International Fluency Association (IFA) and become the 3rd IFA-president in 1993. He served this organization in various roles, including treasurer, and was honored for his contributions to IFA in 2000.
続きを読む: In Memoriam Herman F.M. Peters, Ph.D.
The revised by-laws have been approved by the membership, you can find them under About Us -> Information about the IFA or by clicking here
We are pleased to announce the results of the recent IFA election for Treasurer-Elect and Member at Large.
Shelly Jo Kraft will continue as Treasurer-Elect;
Courtney Byrd will continue to serve as Member at Large.
From the left: Elaine Kelman, Secretary; Shelly Jo Kraft, Treasurer; Kurt Eggers, President-Elect; Nan Ratner, President; Shelley Brundage, Membership; Courtney Byrd; At Large Board Member.
The IFA Executive Board met in October in Austin, Texas to review the organization bylaws and conduct other business. Active members can read the minutes of the meeting by logging in and click here or going to
Home Membership Reports and Board Minutes
IFA member Nick Chiasson, a graduate student at the University of Delaware, is conducting research on communication attitudes and the impact on social, academic, professional, and romantic life. Please consider supporting Nick’s research by sharing the link to this online, anonymous survey with males who stutter between 18-30 years of age: https://delaware.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3NHW8FVQwt7YOcR