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 Communication Committee, which is responsible for formulating the annual budget for its activities, with the final proposal requiring approval from the Executive Committee.
- Strategic communication
Comprehensive/strategic view to align communication strategies with EAS’s overarching goals.
- Communication skills
- Experience in effective communication and ability to express ideas and messages clearly, particularly in using Social Media platforms.
- Strong proficiency in both written and spoken English, and as a public speaker.
- Content creation
Proficient in crafting engaging and compelling content suitable for diverse social media platforms.
- Trend awareness
Updated on current social media trends and incorporate them into communication strategies.
- 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.
- Leadership roles
Experience as member of a National Society, EAS Committee or another national or international professional organisation.
Displays flexibility in adjusting communication strategies to suit the dynamic nature of social media.
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.