ERS Elections

ERS elections are held annually and offer all ERS members the opportunity to have their say about the future leaders of our Society. Member votes are extremely important and we encourage all members to contribute. All current calls for candidates or voting opportunities will be updated on this page, so please check back regularly.

National Delegates, Assembly Heads and Secretaries, and Group Chairs and Secretaries

Check your eligibility via the ERS By-Laws and submit your applications or nominations using myERS.

Open positions:

Nomination/application deadline: 25 November, 2019

Country representatives:

  • Luxembourg
  • Senegal

Assembly positions:

  • Head of Assembly 5 - Airway diseases, asthma and COPD
  • Secretary of Assembly 5 - Airway diseases, asthma and COPD
  • Head of Assembly 6 - Epidemiology and Environment
  • Secretary of Assembly 6 - Epidemiology and Environment
  • ECM (Under-40) representative of Assembly 6 - Epidemiology and Environment
  • Head of Assembly 7 - Paediatrics
  • Secretary of Assembly 7 - Paediatrics
  • ECM (Under-40) representative of Assembly 9 - Allied Health Professionals
  • Head of Assembly 10 - Respiratory Infections
  • Secretary of Assembly 10 - Respiratory Infections

Group positions:

  • Chair of Group 01.02 - Rehabilitation and Chronic Care
  • Secretary of Group 01.02 - Rehabilitation and Chronic Care
  • Chair of Group 04.01 - Clinical Physiology and Exercise
  • Secretary of Group 04.01 - Clinical Physiology and Exercise
  • Chair of Group 06.02 - Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Secretary of Group 06.02 - Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Chair of Group 06.03 - Tobacco, smoking control & health education
  • Secretary of Group 06.03 - Tobacco, smoking control & health education
  • Secretary of Group 07.02 - Paediatric asthma and allergy
  • Chair of Group 07.03 - Cystic fibrosis
  • Secretary of Group 07.03 - Cystic fibrosis
  • Chair of Group 07.04 - Paediatric respiratory infection & immunology
  • Secretary of Group 07.04 - Paediatric respiratory infection & immunology
  • Chair of Group 07.07 - Paediatric bronchology
  • Secretary of Group 07.07 - Paediatric bronchology
  • Chair of Group 07.08 - Lung and airway development biology
  • Secretary of Group 07.08 - Lung and airway development biology
  • Chair of Group 09.01 - Respiratory function technologists/scientists
  • Secretary of Group 09.01 - Respiratory function technologists/scientists
  • Secretary of Group 09.02 - Physiotherapists
  • Chair of Group 10.01 - Respiratory infections
  • Secretary of Group 10.01 - Respiratory infections
  • Chair of Group 10.02 - Tuberculosis

Current open voting:

A voting period will be announced in late November following the above nomination period. Voting will close in January 2020.

Results announcements:

The results of these elections will be announced in January 2020.


Further queries

View the role descriptions

For any queries regarding the ERS elections, please contact: elections@ersnet.org


ERS leadership elections

The ERS leadership elections are now closed and the candidates elected are:

  • Vice President: Marc Humbert
  • Advocacy Council Chair Elect: Arzu Yorgancioglu
  • Publications Committee Chair Elect: Anh-Tuan Dinh-Xuan
  • Education Council Chair Elect: Richard Costello
  • Internal Auditors: Szymon Skoczynski & Argyris Tzouvelekis