Elections for Board of Directors 2020

Elections for Board of Directors 2020

The ISBT Board of Directors is entrusted with the management of the Society including strategy, policy and objectives and ensures that the Society acts in accordance with the Statutes and resolutions adopted by the General Assembly. The Board of Directors generally meets face to face twice a year. The Board works closely with the staff at the ISBT Central Office.

According to the statutes of the ISBT, elections for the Board of Directors will be held prior to a General Assembly (Article 16.1). The ISBT Secretary General must notify all members of the elections at least six months in advance of the relevant General Assembly and call for nominations to fill vacancies on the Board of Directors (Article 16.3(a)). The next General Assembly will be held in Barcelonna, Spain on Tuesday June 9, 2020. Login is required to access the Statutes.

Nominators - Individual, Honorary or the designated representative of Affiliate members who are accepted members of ISBT on Tuesday December 10, 2019 at 17.00 Central European Time are invited to nominate candidates for the following positions on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee:

President Elect
Vice President
Regional Director Africa
Regional Director Europe* 
Regional Director South East Asia
Regional Director Western Pacific*

* Nominations cannot be accepted for members resident in Germany or Malaysia because there is already a member from each of these countries on the Board. Article 13.3 (f) does not permit two Regional Directors from the same country.

Nominees can only be Individual members and must be accepted members of ISBT on Tuesday December 10, 2019 at 17.00 Central European Time.

The official deadline for receipt of nominations is Tuesday February 18, 2020 at 23.59 Central European Time.

Candidates for the Board (nominees) must complete the nominee form and must be nominated by two individual members of the Society. 

The nominee and nominators must be paid up members of ISBT on Tuesday December 10, 2019 at 17.00 CET.

Before proceeding with your nomination you must:
A. Read the nomination procedure.
B. Read and understand the duties of the position for which you are nominating.
C. Read the ISBT Board of Directors code of conduct.
D. Read the ISBT conflict of interest policy and ensure to declare any conflict of interest during the nomination process.

If you have any questions about standing for a position on the Board please contact the Chairperson of the Nominations Committee Erica Wood.

If you have any questions about the election process please contact Judith Chapman.