ERS elections and open positions

Alongside an opportunity for members to take on official and essential roles within the European Respiratory Society (ERS) structure, ERS members also have an opportunity to have their say about the future leaders of the Society through open voting.

Senior leadership elections

Voting is now closed in the 2021 senior leadership elections (since 13 August, 2021 at 23:59 CEST).

The successful candidates, which have been selected by the ERS membership to fulfil the following roles, will be announced during the ERS General Assembly meeting on 10 September:

  • Vice President (who will successively become ERS President Elect and then ERS President)
  • Secretary General Elect
  • Science Council Chair Elect
  • Treasurer Elect
  • Internal Auditors (two open positions)


Assembly and Group elections

Results announcement:

  • Secretary of Assembly 3 – Basic and translational sciences – Niki L. Reynaert
  • Early career representative of Assembly 11 – Thoracic oncology – Maria Joana Pereira Catarata


Further queries

For any queries regarding the ERS elections, please contact:


Open positions

There are currently no open positions within ERS. All calls for candidates to fill open positions will be posted to this page, so please check back regularly.

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