2020 IPNA Call for Nominations: President and Treasurer

2020 IPNA Call for Nominations: President and Treasurer

2020 IPNA CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: PRESIDENT AND TREASURER

The International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) is seeking nominations for the following key leadership positions (terms are in parentheses):

President-Elect (2022 – 2025)

Treasurer (2022 – 2025)

According to the IPNA Constitution, ARTICLE 8:

8.3 The Nominating Committee shall present up to two candidates for both President and Treasurer to the Council. The election of the President and Treasurer will be undertaken by the general membership of IPNA by a simple majority of those voting.

8.4 The Nominating Committee will strive to retain multiregional representation for IPNA officers.

SUBMISSION OF NOMINATIONS:

This is the official call for nominations for the above vacancies. The nominee needs to accept to serve in the position if he/she is selected and to prepare a position statement as part of the nomination package which should include the following materials:

For President-Elect: (a) a brief CV of no more than two pages; (b) a position statement of no more than one page, explaining nominee’s plan/vision to steer IPNA to the next level, how this will contribute to IPNA´s overall growth and serve members’ needs; (c) challenges faced by the society and nominee’s ideas of tackling them; and (d) a list of previous experience within IPNA and other professional organizations, and relevant achievements. (No more than one page).

President-Elect will become part of the IPNA Council officially from November 1, 2020.

For Treasurer:

a brief CV of no more than two pages; (b) a position statement of no more than one page, explaining nominee’s plan/vision to treasurer position of IPNA, how this will contribute to IPNA´s overall growth and serve members’ needs; (c) challenges faced by the society and nominee’s ideas of tackling them; and (d) a list of previous experience within IPNA and other professional organizations, and relevant achievements. (No more than one page).

Please note that Due to American regulation, if the Treasurer is not Americans, a Vice-Treasurer should be approved by the council upon proposal from the Treasurer. This Vice-Treasurer should be IPNA Councilor with the term according to the term of the Treasurer.

The nomination materials should clearly specify the position for which the nomination is made.

Criteria that will be validated are following:

  • Experience with IPNA
  • Experience in regional society
  • Strength of vision
  • Educational achievements
  • Involvement in IPNA Committies
  • International Networking (other regions / adults/ other disciplines / industry)
  • Academic achievements

The mere satisfaction of the minimum eligibility by a nominee does not guarantee that the nominee will be in the ballot. The list of candidates for inclusion in the ballot will depend on the judgement of the nomination committee based on nomination materials.

The nomination materials should be sent as PDF files to IPNA Office (office@ipna-online.org) by 20 September 2020.

If you have additional questions about the nomination process, criteria or documents needed, please contact Dr. vande Walle (Johan.VandeWalle@uzgent.be)

Johan vande Walle

On behalf of IPNA Nominating Committee