The structure of the Regional Executive Committee for the North American Region consists of the Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary, all of whom will have been elected by the Full Members in the North America Region. In addition, the Vice President North America on the International Executive Committee is an ex-officio voting member of the Regional Executive Committee and will act as a liaison point between the International and Regional Committees. IBE President, Secretary General and Treasurer are also ex-officio non-voting members of this committee.
The purpose of the Regional Executive Committee is to facilitate joint activities in the region and to arrange regular meetings of the Regional Committee.
Elected Regional Executive Committee 2013 – 2017
Regional Executive Committees All members of IBE are grouped within geographical sectors known as regions, of which there are seven. Each voting Member of IBE is a member of a Regional Committee and has one vote within it. Other non-voting members of IBE are non-voting members of a Regional Committee. IBE Regions Africa Eastern Mediterranean Europe Latin […]Read More
Epilepsy Foundation of America has announced its new president and CEO, Mr Philip M Gattone. He moves to the Foundation’s national office from an affiliate, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago, where he previously served as president and CEO. Mr Gattone has a long personal history with the epilepsy community, which began when his son […]Read More
Click here to download the North American Regional Report 2009-2011 presented at the IBE General Assembly held during the 29th International Epilepsy Congress in Rome 2011.Read More
Submitted by Mary Secco, Vice President North America Anita Kaufmann Foundation of New Jersey continues to educate primary school aged children with their Thinking about Epilepsy classroom presentation. More than 25,000 American children have been educated by this program. The program uses role plays, props, videos and games to teach seizure recognition and seizure first […]Read More