Bailey Elected President of IFSW
NASW Past-President Gary Bailey was elected to lead the
International Federation of Social Workers at its general meeting on June 15 in
IFSW is a coalition of social workers from 90 nations. Bailey,
who was elected to a four-year term, is the federation’s first African-American
Bailey is an associate professor at Simmons College Graduate
School of Social Work in Boston.
Two previous NASW leaders held the office of IFSW president.
Chauncey Alexander, former executive director, and Susan Dworak Peck, a former
president, both played pivitol roles in the development and advancement of
international social work.
Peck, the lifetime ambassador to IFSW, was present at the
meeting, which followed the World Congress of Social Work. NASW President James
J. Kelly and Executive Director Elizabeth J. Clark also attended the event.
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