This year HSG is seeking to elect seven high energy and committed members to its Board. Five of the current eleven members have come to end of their four-year terms, with only two choosing to stand for re-election in 2018.
Individuals can nominate themselves or be nominated by others. Nominated individuals have to confirm their interest to participate in the election and will be expected to prepare a short statement. Deadline for nominations is 15th May 2018.
Close to 1,800 current HSG members will be invited to vote for the nominated candidates online.
HSG Board Requirements for 2018 election
Based on HSG’s bylaws election outcomes have to be compliant with the mandates existing in the organizational documents. These mandates for 2018 election include:
- three regional seats for WPR, SEAR and EURO are for election this year (based on WHO definition). At least one newly elected Board member has to be working and/or residing in these regions (in total three regional board members will be elected);
- at least four new or re-elected Board members have to be from LMIC countries;
- at least three Females have to join the board through election or re-election.
Elected individuals must be existing HSG members. Those currently not members of HSG who are interested in Board nomination are able to join HSG and pursue nomination before the candidate confirmation end date of 30th May 2018.