Results of Regional Coordinator Election in the South America Region

SGAC held elections in June 2023 to elect the next Regional Coordinator (RC) in the South America Region. We are happy to announce the re-election of Isi Casas del Valle P. (Chile) as the new Regional Coordinator for the South America Region.

Detailed election results and the profile of the applicants follow.

Election Report

The election received one application for one regional coordinator position.  

4 votes were received in the election. The election concluded with the following result:

  • Isi Casas del Valle P. (Chile) (4 votes – 100%)

Isi Casas del Valle P. is therefore declared the winner of the election for Regional Coordinator in the South America Region.  

SGAC congratulates all candidates who took part in this election.  Thank you for your participation and involvement.

About Isi Casas del Valle P.

With a keen interest in space, a bachelor in law, minor in science, holding a postgraduate degree in air and space law, as well as a MSc in Entrepreneurial Management, Isi is a Space Lawyer and space outreach, communications & PR consultant for various companies from around the globe. She is Community Manager at the European Southern Observatory (ESO); South America Regional Coordinator at Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC); Lecturer of Public International Law at Universidad de los Andes; an alumni of the SHSSP18, guest lecturer and CAPCOM at multiple space studies programs of the International Space University; and guest lecturer of negotiations skills, as well as air and space law in various universities from around the world.

Isi is the first Chilean and one of the first South Americans to be awarded the Emerging Space Leader recognition by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF). Additionally, she has been awarded the IAC Young Professionals Scholarship (2018) and Ray Williamson Future Fund Scholarship (2017), both by the Secure World Foundation; as well as multiple Highest Academic Achievement scholarship and recognition diplomas during her Law studies at Universidad de los Andes.

This is what Isi had to say about her election

“¡Muchas gracias! I’m incredibly honored to have been re-elected as Regional Coordinator of South America. The trust and support from the South American team is humbling, and continues to fuel my belief that the South American region not only has great talent, but wonderful potential in the space sector. I’m thrilled to work along-side Matias Campos in developing the region, and everyone else in the regional team, as well as our NPoCs, the cornerstone of SGAC”.