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AILA announced that the seven candidates receiving the highest number of votes for the Board of Governors were Gregory Siskind, Sarah Peterson Stensrud, Marc Van Der Hout, Tammy Fox-Isicoff, Ally Bolour, Jeremy L. McKinney and Alexis Axelrad. These candidates will serve a three-year term on the AILA Board of Governors. Janet Henner who ran by petition came within 40 votes of winning the election to the board.

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