Elections 2024

The EAS Executive Committee is the elected governing body responsible for the running of the Society. Its members determine the scientific direction of the Society, and are responsible for strategic planning of EAS activities and the Society’s financial management.

Vacant positions on the EAS Executive Committee

The call for nominations for vacant positions on the Executive Committee concluded on February 29, 2024. All EAS full individual members were invited to participate. The Election Committee has evaluated the nominations, and the shortlisted candidates will stand for election.

Officer positions

Vice President

  • Term of office: 2025-2028
  • Outgoing officer: Christoph Binder
  • Candidates for this position must be currently serving or have served on the EAS Executive Committee.
  • Ideal candidate profile: Vice President

Secretary

Treasurer-Elect


Ordinary Executive Committee Members

Three ordinary member positions, each overseeing Communication, Education and National Societies.

Ordinary Member | Communication

Ordinary Member | Education

Ordinary Member | National Societies


Ideal candidate profiles

We are in search of candidates who align with the ideal candidate profil for each position, EAS members who are passionate about actively contributing to the Society’s activities. If you are aware of someone in the atherosclerosis field possessing a robust scientific background, exceptional organizational skills, and a vibrant energy for EAS initiatives, we encourage you to nominate them

Please note, the candidates should not have any conflict of interest with other international societies, leadership positions or positions as paid employees within the industry with a conflicting interest with the EAS.

  • Proposed candidates must be eligible according to the EAS constitution.
  • All candidates for positions on the EC must be EAS members.
  • Current members of the EC are not eligible for immediate re-election to the same position.
  • Current Officers (President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary) of the EC are not eligible for re-election to the same position.

Find all Ideal candidate profiles here →


Election calendar

January 16 – February 29Nominations welcome from EAS members for candidates for the vacant positions in the Executive Committee
March – AprilElection Committee review the nominations and make a shortlist of candidates
MayAnnouncement of the shortlisted candidates with biographies on the EAS website
June 01 – June 30ELECTIONS – EAS individual members vote (online ballot, via Society website)
JulyThe result of the vote is verified by two independent reviewers, approved by the Executive Committee and announced to the Society membership

Voting

The candidates that will stand in the election were announced in May 2024.
Voting will be held via a website-based ballot, June 01 – 30, 2024.
Results will be announced in July 2024.

Eligibility

Constitution updates approved by the Members’ General Assembly on May 28, 2024

Starting from 2025, members must be registered by December 31 of the previous calendar year to participate in EAS elections.

Eligibility for 2024

For this year only, all members registered and active by May 28, 2024, are eligible to participate in the elections. All members, both new and existing individual members, are required to submit two documents verifying their eligibility based on the criteria outlined in our constitution.
Read more about the new membership application process here.

If you have any questions please contact the EAS Office.


Procedures

  1. The names of the candidates replacing the retiring officers or ordinary members of the Executive Committee may be proposed by an individual member who has obtained the written consent of the nominee. The nomination should be completed by February 29, 2024.
  2. The nominations will be reviewed by the EAS Election Committee (ELCOM), who will select from them up to five candidates to stand for election for each position, based on
    • qualifications and suitability for the position (compared with the profile for the ideal candidate)
    • geographical spread of candidates and existing Executive Committee members
    • gender balance

Detailed election procedures →


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