Nominating Committee

Cynthia Comella, MD
Cynthia Comella

MDS Staff Liaison: Jennie Socha

Committee purpose
The primary function of the Nominating Committee is to prepare a slate of three candidates for the Officers positions of President-Elect, Secretary-Elect and Treasurer-Elect, as well as five at-large IEC member positions. The President-Elect will serve a term of six years, with two years served as President-Elect, two years as President, and two years as Past-President.

The Secretary-Elect and Treasurer-Elect will each serve a term of four years, with two years served in the Elect position, followed by two years as Secretary and Treasurer, respectively. The five at-large IEC members will serve a term of four years. As MDS is an international organization, geographical diversity should be considered in making these recommendations.

Committee Members

Susan Fox
Oscar Gershanik
Christopher Goetz
Beomseok (BJ) Jeon
Christine Klein
Janis Miyasaki
Werner Poewe
Raymond Rosales
Pille Taba

2021 MDS Leadership Nominations

The MDS Nominating Committee is now accepting candidate profiles from members that are interested in serving in Leadership positions beginning in the 2021-2023 term. To learn more and submit your name for consideration by the Nominating Committee, visit the candidate profile webpage. Candidate profiles* are due to the Secretariat by August 24, 2020.


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