Member | Education

The Ordinary, non-officer Members on the Executive Committee are elected positions.

Term of office

  • The period of service is four years. During a period of four months prior to taking office the newly elected ordinary member will serve as non-voting supernumerary member of the Executive Committee.
  • At the conclusion of his/her term of office, the outgoing ordinary member remains a non-voting supernumerary member for four months.
  • Ordinary Executive Committee members are not eligible for immediate election to the same position.

Eligibility criteria

  • Active EAS member with demonstrated understanding of EAS structure and function.
  • Regular attendance at EAS meetings.
  • Persons who hold leadership positions as paid employees within conflicting industry or other international organizations/societies with competing interest with the EAS, are not eligible to stand/be nominated.


  • To serve the EAS mission, contribute to the development and implementation of the EAS strategic plan, including;
    • Participate in three face to face meetings & three virtual calls per year with the Executive Committee.
    • With the other Society Officers, responsibility to plan the Society’s annual budget.
    • Collective responsibility for the Society’s finances with other Executive Committee members.
    • Participation in the Society’s General Assembly at Congress.
  • Uphold the Code of Conduct, Code of Ethics, and other EAS policies.
  • To be willing and able to devote a significant portion of their professional time to work for the EAS, including travel commitments.
  • Engage in and/or take a leadership role in a designated committee as assigned by the Executive Committee according to specific requirements and needs.
  • Holds a position in the Web Education Committee, which is responsible for formulating the annual budget for its activities, with the final proposal requiring approval from the Executive Committee.


  • Educational and pedagogical expertise
    • Strong background and expertise in educational practices.
    • Proven experience in planning and structuring online courses and webinars.
    • Applies pedagogical principles to create enriching and interactive learning experiences.
  • Course development
    • Proficient in strategically planning educational programmes and understanding of effective pedagogical methods.
    • Knowledgeable in designing courses with a deep understanding of thematic flow and ability to create engaging and effective educational content and evaluation techniques.
    • Possesses a deep understanding of didactics and pedagogy.
  • Scientific networking
    Has an extensive and robust scientific network.
  • Nationally/Internationally recognized
    Contributing to knowledge dissemination, originality in Atherosclerosis research, with a good scientific record and be a high-profile in his/her field.
  • Communication skills
    Strong proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Leadership roles
    Experience as member of a National Society, EAS Committee or another national or international professional organisation.

Personal characteristics

  • Teamwork
    Has the ability to work as part of a team and foster a cooperative working environment.
  • Interpersonal skills
    Building positive relationships with fellow officers, members, and stakeholders contributes to effective teamwork and leadership.