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Elections - general information

Positions becoming vacant on January 01, 2017

  • Vice President (Outgoing Officer, Olov Wiklund, Sweden)
  • Executive Committee members
    (Outgoing members: Borge Nordestgaard, Geesje Dallinga-Thie, Michal Vrablik)

The nominations have been received and reviewed by the Election Committee.

Please follow this link to read more about the final candidates to stand for election.

To voting (member only).

Election timetable

The timetable and procedures for this year’s elections to the Society’s governing body, the Executive Committee.

April 01-30
Nominations welcome from EAS members for candidates for vacant positions in the Executive Committee

Deadline for nominations is April 30.
May 01-30 Election Committee review the nominations and make a shortlist of candidates
June-August Biographies of shortlisted candidates on EAS website
September 01-30 EAS members may vote (online ballot, via Society website)
October The result of the vote is verified by independent reviewer, approved by the Executive Committee and announced to the Society membership

Ideal candidate profiles

Position Executive Committee member Vice President
Term Four years Four years
Dates Jan 2017-Dec 2020 Jan 2017-Dec 2020
Duties

Executive Committee members take part in decision making & strategic planning of the Society's activities, including

- participation in face to face meetings (2 per year) plus occasional conference calls

- participation in the Society's Annual General Assembly at Congress

- collective responsibility for the Society's finances with other Executive Committee members

The Vice President is expected to step in for the president when the president is not available. As a Society Officer, together with the other Officers, the Vice President has Power of Signature for the Society.

The Society Vice President takes part in decision making & strategic planning of the Society's activities, including

- participation in face to face meetings (2 per year) plus occasional conference calls

- participation in the Society's General Assembly at Congress

- collective responsibility for the Society's finances with other Executive Committee members

Ideal candidate profile

- a committed and active member of EAS who regularly attends EAS Congress

- involved with EAS activities

- actively involved in research in the atherosclerosis field

- has an excellent scientific record

- committed to carry out duties of Executive Committee membership, including attending Executive Committee meetings

- a committed and active member of EAS who regularly attends EAS Congress

- closely involved in EAS activities, preferably as a member of the Executive Committee

- actively involved in research in the atherosclerosis field

- has an excellent scientific record

- committed to carry out duties of Executive Committee membership, including attending Executive Committee meetings

- has excellent organisational and communication skills

Current EAS Officers & Executive Committee Members

Note: * indicates where positions are open for election

Position Last Name First Name Term
President Catapano Alberico L. Jan 2013-Dec 2016
President Elect Tokgozoglu Lale Jan 2016-Dec 2016
Vice President* Wiklund Olov Jan 2013-Dec 2016
Past President Chapman John Jan 2013-Dec 2016
Secretary Kovanen Petri Jan 2013-Dec 2016
Secretary Elect Von Eckardstein Arnold Jan 2016-Dec 2016
Treasurer Borén Jan Jan 2014-Dec 2017
Member Binder Christoph Jan 2016-Dec 2019
Member* Dallinga-Thie Geesje
Jan 2013-Dec 2016
Member* Nordestgaard Børge Jan 2013-Dec 2016
Member* Vrablík Michal Jan 2013-Dec 2016

 

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