Elections for World Sleep Society Governing Council

August 2019

Dear Members of World Sleep Society,

Elections for World Sleep Society Governing Council are held approximately every two (2) years in coordination with the biennial WORLD SLEEP SOCIETY Congress. World Sleep Society members may vote at the membership meeting, or in advance by ballot. Officers and Elected Council Members will be elected by a simple majority of Individual Members in good standing.

The Nominating Committee determines the names and eligibility of individuals placed on the ballot as candidates for Officers and Elected Council Members. Ballots will consist of all individuals designated by the nominating committee for each office or position. Candidate names for each office or position will be listed alphabetically. The election will be accomplished by a secret ballot of individual members in good standing, completed by the last day of the biennial WORLD SLEEP SOCIETY Congress.

Voting will start on August 24, 2019 and conclude at the World Sleep Society Member Meeting at World Sleep 2019.  A formal ballot will be emailed to all 2019 World Sleep Society members in good standing and provided to new or renewing members up until September 24, 2019. An announcement of 2019-2021 Governing Council Officers and Members will be made at the Closing Ceremony. Further details are available in World Sleep Society’s bylaws.

OPEN THE BALLOT

The following list of candidates has been determined to be eligible for an Officer or Elected Council Member

International Scientific Committee Position
PRESIDENT Birgit Högl (Austria)
PRESIDENT-ELECT Liborio Parrino (Italy)
Phyllis C. Zee (USA)
SECRETARY  Fang Han (China)
Robert Thomas (USA)
TREASURER Maree Barnes (Australia)
Dalva Poyares (Brazil)
MEMBER AT LARGE AFRICA Lamia Afifi (Egypt)
Morenikeji Komolafe (Nigeria)
Nevin FW Zaki (Egypt)
MEMBERS AT LARGE ASIA or AUSTRALIA Rayleigh Chiang (Taiwan)
Peter Eastwood (Australia)
Himanshu Garg (India)
Neha Shah (India)
H.J. Singh (India)
MEMBER AT LARGE EUROPE Isabelle Arnulf (France)
Diego Garcia-Borreguero (Spain)
Thomas Kara (Czech Republic)
Markku Partinen (Finland)
MEMBERS AT LARGE NORTH AMERICA  Lourdes DelRosso (USA)
Susheel Patil (USA)
Alcibiades Rodriguez (USA)
Shelly Weiss (Canada)
MEMBER AT LARGE SOUTH or CENTRAL AMERICA Andrea Bacelar (Brazil)
Hernán Andrés Marín (Colombia)
Marisa Pedemonte (Uruguay)

 

Review historical call for nominations from February 2019.