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.

Voting is currently open for ERS leadership elections and we are accepting nominations/votes for open ERS assembly head/secretary positions (scroll down for details).

ERS leadership elections

The 2018 leadership elections allow you to vote for your preferred candidates for the following roles:

  • Vice President (who will successively become ERS President Elect and then ERS President)
  • Secretary General Elect
  • Treasurer Elect
  • Science Council Chair Elect

The candidates are as follows:

Vice President

Secretary General Elect

Treasurer Elect

Science Council Chair Elect

How to vote

Casting your vote is simple: go to ‘my ers’ and click on the ‘elections’ tab. You are then invited to rank the candidates in order of your preference. Voting will close on 18 September, 2018.

Results announcement

All successful candidates will be announced during the ERS General Assembly Meeting, which will take place at the ERS International Congress 2018 in Paris. This event is open to all members.


Assembly head and secretary nominations and voting

Current open nominations:

There is currently no open call for nominations.

Current open voting:

Following a nomination period, a number of candidates have been proposed for the following positions. Voting is now open to appoint the final candidates.

  • Head of ERS Assembly 8 ‘Thoracic surgery and transplantation’ [Voting deadline: 16 August, 2018]
  • Head of Assembly 11 ‘Thoracic oncology’ [Voting deadline: 16 August, 2018]
  • Secretary of ERS Assembly 8 ‘Thoracic surgery and transplantation’ [Voting deadline: 28 August, 2018]

ERS members can vote on these positions by visiting MyERS and selecting the ‘Elections’ tab.


Further queries

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

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