Monday 20 November 2017Deadline for applications
Friday 19 January 2018First slate validation and Nominating Committee announcement
Monday 26 February 2018Final slate announced by the Nominating Committee
Monday 28 May 2018Start of the electronic vote
Friday 29 June 2018Electronic vote closed
Monday 9 July 2018Results published on the ESC website
*In case of inconclusive results, a second round will be conducted at the voting bureau at the time of the ESC Congress 2018 in Munich.
2018-2020 ESC Board, Nominating Committee and Audit Committee
The nomination process for the 2018 ESC elections is currently in progress and interested candidates are invited to apply to the ESC Nominating Committee before the deadline of the 20th November 2017.
The election process concerns positions on the ESC Board 2018-2020, ESC Nominating Committee 2018-2020 and ESC Audit Committee 2018-2020.
The open positions include :
All proposals need to be supported by the national cardiac society of the proposed nominee and one of the scientific constituent bodies.
The deadline for submission of the proposals is 20 November 2017
In order to complete the candidacies to be considered by the Nominating Committee, candidates will need to provide:
I would like to draw your attention to a few important points in this regard, according to the ESC Statutes:
The Nominating Committee should propose more than one candidate for each voting position of the new Board.
Names can be proposed for the positions of President-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer, three Vice-Presidents and six Councillors.
The Audit Committee consists of five members. The Ordinary General Assembly shall elect two members of the Audit Committee; one to represent the National Societies and one to represent the Associations, Councils and Working Groups. They shall serve for a four-year term.
The Committee should propose candidates for the new Nominating Committee: (i) a minimum of nine candidates, and no more than twelve, from the National Societies; and (ii) a minimum of nine candidates, and no more than twelve, from Associations, Councils and Working Groups. A total of 12 members will be elected for the new Nominating Committee, six of whom will represent the National Societies and six of whom will represent the Associations, Working Groups and Councils. Please note that members of the Nominating Committee are only eligible for a Board position 2 years after they finish their mandate on the Nominating Committee.
Proposed candidates who accept nomination will need to provide before the deadline of the 20th of November 2017:
Please do bear in your mind that the rules defined by the updated ESC statutes approved in Barcelona August 2017 should be followed by everyone, including the ESC Nominating Committee 2016-2018.
Prof. Fausto Pinto, FESCChairman of the ESC Nominating Committee 2016 - 2018Immediate ESC Past President
Please do not hesitate in contact us in case of doubt related with elections, open positions, candidates, rules or any other relevant information.
Contact: Ms. Luisa Buscardini
Telephone: +351 21 000 85 00
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