ESID Board Elections 2020-2024 - Call for Candidates!

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Dear Friends & Colleagues,
We are pleased to invite you to actively participate in this year’s ESID Board elections, and in particular to consider nominating yourself for a board position.

For ESID to have a successful future we very much need applications for these positions from our membership, so please do put yourself forward, without you we cannot exploit all the wonderful opportunities that we have to help shape the future of our Society.

One prerequisite for applying and voting is that you are an ESID member, which implies that you must have paid your 2020/2021 membership dues. If you have not yet renewed your membership, please  click here.

The ESID Executive Board

The Board consists of the President, the Secretary, the Treasurer, the chairpersons of all Working Parties, and the President of the upcoming ESID Biennial Meeting. The term of office is 4 years for the President, Secretary and chairpersons of all Working Parties. The Treasurer can serve two 4-year terms. The Past-President continues to serve on the Board for two years after her/his presidency. The President-Elect is elected and joins the Board 2 years prior to her/his term of office.  

As of October 2020, the following ESID board members will have completed their term of office:

  • Prof. Andrew Cant, Past-President
  • Prof. Mirjam van der Burg, Secretary
  • Prof. Fabio Candotti, Treasurer
  • Prof. Andrew Gennery, Chair of the Clinical Working Party
  • Prof. Arjan Lankester, Chair of the Inborn Errors Working Party

We thank all of them for their outstanding contributions to the leadership of the Society during their service on the Board.  

As a consequence, the following positions are now open for nominations and will be filled in October 2020:

  • President-Elect
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Clinical Working Party Chairperson Job description can be viewed  here
  • Inborn Errors Working Party Chairperson Job description can be viewed  here

Please submit your application(s) including a short bio, picture (headshot jpg) and motivation letter to the ESID Secretariat at   by Tuesday June 30th, 2020.

This is the final deadline and applications received after Tuesday June 30th, 2020, noon CET, will not be accepted.

All applications will be published in the ESID newsletter (summer issue) and on the ESID website.

We look forward to your participation!
Your ESID Secretariat
On behalf of the ESID Board