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Calls for EFAS Council Nominations

Tuesday 7 July 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: EFAS Secretariat
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In line with the Articles of Association of European Foot and Ankle Society the Hon. Secretary is calling for nominations to replace outgoing members of the Council.

  • If there are more nominations than vacancies, an election will be held at the EFAS General Assembly on October 23, 2020 at EFAS virtual meeting.
  • There are 8 positions to be filled on Council.
  • The following members have served 2 terms (4 years) on Council and therefore are not eligible for re-election:
    • Marek Napiontek
    • Victor Valderrabano
    • Nuno Corte-Real
  • The following members have served 1 term (2 years) on Council and therefore are eligible for re-election:
    • Geoffroy Vandeputte
    • Johnny Frøkjær
    • Manfred Thomas
    • Christina Stukenborg-Colsman
    • Xavier Martin
  • Member Nomination Requirements and Eligibility (according to the Articles of Association)1:
    • Any member nominated for Council must have attended a minimum of 3 EFAS courses/meetings within the previous 5 years, must be available to attend the General Assembly in person, and must be a paying Full Member at the time of nomination.

1As per EFAS Article 7(B): “The four largest National Societies will each have a minimum of one member on Council […] The size of the National Society shall be deemed to be the number of subscriptions paid to EFAS by that Society in the Calendar year of the Annual meeting of the General Assembly (and for that calendar year only) plus the number of any Honorary members.” Finally, there can only be maximum 2 representatives from the same country in Council.

Closing date for receipt of nominations: October 5, 2020.