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International Biometric Office (IBO)

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1120 20th Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20036-3441, USA
Tel: +1-202-712-9049
Fax: +1-202-216-9646

Emails are acknowledged within two business days.

For Administrative Support, the International Biometric Society can be contacted at its headquarters, the International Business Office.

International Biometric Office (IBO) Staff

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International Biometric Office (IBO) Staff

  • Governance & IBC oversight
  • Policy and process development and oversight
  • Support for Officers and Executive Board members
  • Accounting and budgeting functions
  • Contract reviews
  • Liaison to publishers, contractors, legal and accounting firms
  • Provides committee staff support for Budget & Finance, Editorial Advisory, and Conference Advisory committees
  • Oversees staff and liaisons with management company, supporting partners

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Executive Director

Peter Doherty, CAE

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Communications & Engagement Manager

Courtney Fowler

  • Overall communications strategy
  • Mass communications and statistics
  • Content development
  • Liaison, Committee on Communications, Social Media Officers

Director of Special Projects

Heidi Lapka, MS

  • Liaison to Representative Council & Network and support for the Inter-Regional Funding Program
  • Biometric Bulletin¬†
  • Liaison to Education Committee
  • Support for Journal Club and Young Statisticians programs
  • Support for Awards Fund Committee
  • IBC Sponsorship & Exhibit management¬†
  • Membership Services Support

Meetings Manager

Alexander Iula, CMP

  • IBC Logistics & Scientific Program support
  • IBC Speaker support
  • Executive Board Support
  • Support for the Local Organizing Committee, Social Program Committee and International Program Committee
  • Support for Mentorship Program

Membership Manager

Ryan Dee

  • Primary contact for customer service (
  • Support for Region administrators
  • Website and Advertising support
  • Biometrics Journal Support
  • JABES Journal Support
  • IBC Registration, Visa and Mobile Application support
  • Membership Services