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.
- 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 National Society Committee, which is responsible for formulating the annual budget for its activities, with the final proposal requiring approval from the Executive Committee.
- Outreach strategy development
- Experience in developing and implementing outreach strategies to expand the Society’s global presence.
- Proven ability to build and maintain strategic relationships with national societies and international organisations.
- Diplomatic skills
- Strong diplomatic skills for fostering positive relationships and collaborations with international stakeholders.
- Experience in international relations and cross-cultural communication.
- 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.
Adaptable to varying cultural norms and open to embracing diverse viewpoints.
- Strategic vision
Demonstrates a strategic vision for expanding the Society’s outreach on an international scale.
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.