IAIM has a governing body known as the Governing Council, which is composed of individuals from all parts of the world who are either current immunization managers or who have relevant leadership experience in immunizations. The following individuals are the members of the association’s first Governing Council (known as the ad hoc Governing Council):

  • Dr. David Salisbury (United Kingdom): President, ad hoc Governing Council and Director of Immunisation, Department of Health
  • Dr. Kwadwo Odei Antwi-Agyei (Ghana): National EPI Programme Manager, DCD, Ghana Health Service
  • Dr. Salah Al Awaidy (Oman): Consultant Epidemiologist, Communicable Diseases Advisor to Health Affairs, Ministry of Heath
  • Dr. Silvia Bino (Albania): Head, Control of Infectious Diseases and Immunization Department, Institute of Public Health
  • Ms. Claire Hannan (United States): Executive Director, Association of Immunization Managers
  • Dr. Jaleela Sayed Jawad Hasan Jawad (Bahrain): Public Health Consultant, Head of Immunization Group, Public Health Directorate, Ministry of Health
  • Dr. Chong Chee Kheong (Malaysia): Director of Disease Control Division, Ministry of Health
  • Dr. Karen Lewis-Bell (Jamaica): Director of Family Health Services, Ministry of Health
  • Dr. Li Li (China): Director of National Immunization Programme, China Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Dr. Paba Paliwadana (Sri Lanka): Chief Epidemiologist, Director of Central Epidemiological Unit, Ministry of Health
  • Dr. Gayane Sahakyan (Armenia): National Immunization Programme Manager, State Hygiene and Anti-Epidemic Inspectorate, Ministry of Health
  • Mr. Johann van den Heever (South Africa): Manager, Expanded Programme on Immunization, Department of Health
  • Dr. Carla Vizzotti (Argentina): Head of the National Program for Control of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, Ministry of Health