Elections for Board of Directors 2018

Elections for the Board of Directors 2018 is open for nominations from December 12, 2017 to February 13, 2018

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 in Toronto, Canada on June 5, 2018. Login is required to access the Statutes.

Individual, Honorary or the designated representative of Affiliate members who are accepted members of ISBT on December 12, 2017 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
Secretary General
Regional Director Northern Americas (Canada and USA)
Regional Director Southern Americas (excluding Canada and USA)
Regional Director Europe* 
Regional Director Eastern Mediterranean
Regional Director Western Pacific*

* Nominations cannot be accepted for members resident in the UK or Australia 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 December 12, 2017 at 17.00 Central European Time.

The official deadline for receipt of nominations is February 13, 2018 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. Nominees will need to confirm that you have read the ISBT Board of Directors Code of Conduct during the nomination procedure. You can find this here.

Nomination Procedure

Click here to view the nomination procedure.