Nominations for Board Elections 2024

Who are the ISBT Board of Directors?


The Board of Directors consists of elected members of the Society and meets at least once a year. The Board is entrusted with the corporate governance and overall management of the ISBT and sets the strategic direction of the Society. Its general and financial responsibilities are detailed in the Statutes. All permanent and ad hoc ISBT committees and working parties are appointed by the Board. The Board determines when and where international and regional congresses are to be held. The ISBT Board delegates specific management and administrative functions to the Executive Committee, who are all members of the Board. This committee in turn, works to ensure that the Society acts in accordance with Board decisions and with resolutions of the General Assembly.

Would you like to be involved in the governance of ISBT and be considered for a position on the Board of Directors?  The 2024 elections for the Board of Directors could be your opportunity, see our open positions below. 

Members wishing to stand in the election must be Individual ISBT at 17:00 Central European Time (CET), Tuesday, December 12, 2023. Candidates for the Board need to complete the nominee form and must be nominated by two individual members of the Society. 
 

Nominations are sought for the following positions on the ISBT Board of Directors 2024: 

President Elect

 Please click the PDF below to read the role description.   
 

 

If you would like to understand the role of the president, then please click the PDF below. 

 

Vice President

Please click the PDF below to read the role description.    

Treasurer

Please click the PDF below to read the role description.   

 

Regional Directors

We are looking for nominations for four Regional Directors:

  • Regional Director Africa
  • Regional Director South-East Asia
  • Regional Director Western Pacific* 
  • Regional Director Europe*

*Please note nominations cannot be accepted for members resident in Japan or Denmark because there are already Regional Directors from each of these countries on the Board. Article 13.3 (f) does not permit two Regional Directors from the same country.

Please click the PDF below to read the role description. 

 

Nominees

If you wish to stand for election to the Board, you must be an accepted individual member of ISBT by 17:00 hours on Tuesday, December 12, 2023. You will require two nominators who are existing members of ISBT as of 17:00 hours on Tuesday, December 12, 2023. Your nominators should follow the procedure outlined in the section below. 

The process is simple. Access the online nomination page here. Only members who wish to stand for election should use this link. Once accessed, follow the steps outlined below: 

  • Make sure that you have read and understand the duties of the position for which you are putting yourself forward. The PDFs for each of the roles can be found earlier on this page. 
  • Sign up by entering your first name and last name, email address and password to create your account 
  • Confirm your details in the email that will be sent to the email address you entered into the system 
  • Log in to the election website and complete all the details required that are associated with the headings that are listed on the left-hand side of the page. Please note that these will be visible on the voting site, you should consider this when writing your motivation statement. 
  • You are required to declare any conflicts of interest. There are two pages for conflict of interest. Please read the ISBT conflict of interest statement and tick one of the two responses. If you are declaring a conflict of interest, you will need to complete the second conflict of interest page. 
  • You can return as many times as you like to the nominee pages; the information will be saved and available for editing 
  • When you are satisfied, submit your nomination. 
  • After submission, you will receive a confirmation email. 

If you have any questions about standing for a position on the ISBT Board please contact Jenny White, the ISBT Executive Director, who will forward to the board. 

Nominators

To nominate you must be an accepted member of ISBT (individual, honorary or a named representative of an Affiliate member of the ISBT) as of 17:00 hours on Tuesday, December 12, 2023. The online nomination form can be found here. 

  • Nominators must complete their personal details and the details of the person they are nominating. 
  • Nominators should communicate with the person they are nominating prior to making a nomination and will need the work address of the person they are nominating. 
  • There is no box for ‘country’ therefore please enter the country of the nominee in the ‘State’ box.  Please provide the same email address as used for ISBT membership (for nominator and nominee). 

Once your details are complete click on Submit. Please make sure to read and follow the instructions above. The official deadline for receipt of nominations is 23:59 CET, Tuesday, February 20, 2024.

 

Useful documents for Nominees

Statutes and By Laws

 

 

Code of Conduct

 

Conflict of Interest

 

If you have any questions about the election process, please contact Jenny White (ISBT Executive Director).

Nominations are now open. 

 

Voting in the ISBT Election for the Board of Directors 2024

Some useful information about voting in the 2024 Board of Directors election.

Voting commences on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, and closes at 23:59 CEST, Sunday, May 11, 2024.

Invitation to participate email – action required

ISBT has once again partnered with Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS) to administer the 2024 election. To ensure your election specific broadcast email arrives safely in your inbox on or around Tuesday March 19, 2024. Please add the following email address as an approved sender; [email protected].  If you have any questions contact: [email protected].

Election process

All individuals who were accepted ISBT members on Tuesday December 12, 2023 at 17.00 Central European Time will receive an email on Tuesday March 19, 2024 or Wednesday March 20, 2024 from [email protected] with information and details for participating in the electronic ballot.  Please follow the instructions received in the email. The voting process is straightforward and easy to follow. If you do not receive an email, please check your spam or junk folders.

Candidate information

You are encouraged to read the biography and statement of motivation for election for each nominated candidate as you go through the ballot process. 

Campaigning

Candidates have been requested to refrain from mass soliciting of votes. There is sufficient information about each of the candidates on the online voting system for members to make an informed choice.

Exercise your right to vote!

ISBT exists for and is guided by its members, and eligible members are encouraged to exercise their right to vote for the candidates they feel will make the most effective Board members.