Elections to fill positions on the International Executive Committee got underway on Monday 27th August, when the IBE Election Task Force announced the elections and invited Full Members to nominate candidates to stand for the positions of President, Secretary General, Treasurer and Vice Presidents. The nomination period closed Monday 1st October.
Following the close of the nomination period, review of papers submitted and preparation of voting documents, ballot papers will be distributed to Full Members by the 31st October, with the ballot period closing on 31st December.
It is expected that the election results will be known in early January 2013.
The International Executive Committee comprises the President, Secretary General, Treasurer, 7 Vice Presidents (one to represent each of IBE’s seven regional structures), Immediate Past President, and three representatives from the Executive Committee of the International League Against Epilepsy.
Regional Committee elections will begin once the International Executive Committee elections are concluded and all positions are expected to be filled in advance of the IBE General Assembly, which will take place during the 30th International Epilepsy Congress in Montreal in June 2013.
Comprehensive election documentation is available to all IBE Members in the Members Private Section of this site.