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
The Epilepsy Foundation supports a series of grants and fellowships to advance the understanding of epilepsy that will lead to better treatment, more effective prevention, and ultimately to a cure. Funding is available to researchers at all professional levels including students, junior investigators and established investigators. The following opportunities are now available […]
Do you have an innovative idea to help people with epilepsy and seizures? Throw it to the sharks! The Epilepsy Foundation is inviting entries that represent the most innovative new ideas in epilepsy treatment and care for its fourth annual Shark Tank Competition. The winner(s) of the 2015 Shark Tank Competition will receive […]
Young Adult Epilepsy Summit The Epilepsy Foundation and the North American Region International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) are seeking epilepsy champions for a three-day leadership summit. During the summit, young adults will gather to network, share epilepsy experiences and brainstorm ideas for a regional epilepsy project. Are you a young adult (21-29) who is affected […]
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 […]