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Call for Nominations 2018

Call for Nominations – IFMBE Officers, IFMBE Ordinary AC Members, IFMBE CoS Chairperson, Regional Representatives to the IFMBE AC & IFMBE Division Members

* DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 5th DECEMBER 2017 *

IFMBE is now seeking nominations for:

  1.  IFMBE Officers’ positions, namely, President-Elect, Secretary-General, and Treasurer, for the 2018-2021 term.
  2. Two (2) Administrative Council (AC) Members to serve two successive terms (2018-2021 and 2021-2024)
    The term of office in the AC for Prof. Maria Siebes and Prof. Mario F. Secca will expire at the World Congress 2018 as they have served two terms: 2012-2015 and 2015-2018; while Prof. Igor Lackovic and Prof. Bruce Wheeler will continue for another term from 2018-2021.
  3. Council of Societies (CoS) Chairperson for the 2018-2021 term.
    The term of office of current CoS Chair Prof. Monique Frize will expire at the World Congress 2018 and the position is eligible for re-election once.
  4. Regional Representatives to the IFMBE AC for the 2018-2021 term. Election will take place at the General Assembly. Election will be for a 3-year term, renewable once. RG Representatives are ex-officio members of the Administrative Council of the IFMBE.  All current regional representatives are eligible for re-election: Prof. Min Wang, Asian-Pacific Region; Prof. Timo Jamsa, Europe and Africa; Mr. Guillermo Avendano, Latin America and Prof. Herbert Voigt, North America.
  5. Eight (8) Division Members to serve for two successive terms (2018-2021 and 2021-2024); consisting of four (4) members for the Clinical Engineering Division (CED) and four (4) members for the Healthcare Technology Assessment Division (HTAD)

The following members will continue their term till 2021:
CED – Tom Judd, Prof. Mladen Poluta and Prof. Paolo Lago
The term of office in the AC for Prof. Ernesto IADANZA, Prof. Saide CALIL, Prof. Tony EASTY and Prof. Ewa ZALEWSKA will expire at the World Congress 2018 as they have served two terms: 2012-2015 and 2015-2018.
HTAD – Prof. Marjan HUMMEL, Prof. Mario MEDVEDEC and Prof. Lennart PHILIPSON.
The term of office in the AC for Prof. Nicolas Pallikarakis, Prof. Patricia Trbovich, Mladen POLUTA and Prof. Leandro Pecchia will expire at the World Congress 2018 as they have served two terms: 2012-2015 and 2015-2018.

Each Society may nominate any of their delegates interested in becoming IFMBE AC Members, Officers, or Division (CED or HTAD) Members to become candidates for election. In order for a Society to nominate a candidate, the society must be in good standing with the annual membership dues payment to IFMBE. It is expected that the society contacts the nominated candidate to confirm their willingness to serve in the proposed position. Each candidate must submit a signed document including a photography, a brief biography (not to exceed 200 words), and a position statement (not to exceed 200 words) of potential actions and contributions to IFMBE if elected. Please, use the IFMBE Nomination Form. Once the candidate has met these criteria, the candidate’s information will be passed on to the IFMBE Nomination Committee for review and approval.

The IFMBE Constituent Societies will be announced the names of the nominated candidates with individual biography and position statement for election. The election process will be conducted during the General Assembly at the World Congress 2018 in Prague.

 

>>DOWNLOAD NOMINATION FORM

 

Nominations should be submitted by 25th October 2017  5th December 2017 to:
Prof. KP Lin, Secretary General, IFMBE
Email: kplin@cycu.edu.tw with CC to contact@ifmbe.org