ERS Elections

European Respiratory Society (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

Current open nominations:

A second-round nomination period is open now and will close on 3 December, 2020. All qualifying ERS members have been contacted directly to inform them which positions they are permitted to nominate for. The open positions are:

  • Chair of Group 12.02: ILD / DPLD of known origin
  • Secretary of Group 03.01: Molecular pathology and funct. genomics
  • National Delegate for Malta

To become a candidate or nominate a colleague, please do so on the elections page of myERS. Alternatively, you may email elections@ersnet.org.

Current open voting:

Voting is now open to elect National Delegates, Assembly Heads and Secretaries, and Group Chairs and Secretaries and will close on 11 December, 2020.

ERS members can place their vote by visiting myERS and selecting the ‘Elections’ tab. Only one vote can be cast per person in each category.

The open positions are:

National Delegates
Japan
Kyrgyzstan
United States of America

Assembly Heads
Assembly 4: Sleep disordered breathing
Assembly 9: Allied respiratory professionals
Assembly 11: Thoracic oncology
Assembly 12: Interstitial lung diseases
Assembly 13: Pulmonary vascular diseases

Assembly Secretaries
Assembly 1: Respiratory clinical care and physiology
Assembly 4: Sleep disordered breathing
Assembly 9: Allied respiratory professionals
Assembly 11: Thoracic oncology
Assembly 12: Interstitial lung diseases
Assembly 13: Pulmonary vascular diseases

Group Chairs
Group 01.01: Clinical problems
Group 01.03: General practice and primary Care
Group 03.01: Molecular pathology and funct. genomics
Group 05.01: Airway pharmacology and treatment
Group 06.01: Epidemiology
Group 07.01: Paediatric respiratory physiology and sleep
Group 07.02: Paediatric asthma and allergy
Group 07.05: Neonatology and paediatric intensive care
Group 07.06: Paediatric respiratory epidemiology
Group 09.02: Physiotherapists
Group 11.01: Lung cancer
Group 11.02: Pleural and mediastinal malignancies
Group 12.01: Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias
Group 12.03: Sarcoidosis and other granulomatous ILD / DPLD
Group 12.04: Rare ILD / DPLD
Group 13.01: Pulmonary hypertension
Group 13.02: Pulmonary embolism
Group 14.01: Interventional pulmonology
Group 14.02: Imaging

Group Secretaries
Group 01.01: Clinical Problems
Group 01.03: General practice and primary care
Group 05.01: Airway pharmacology and treatment
Group 06.01: Epidemiology
Group 07.01: Paediatric respiratory physiology and sleep
Group 07.05: Neonatology and paediatric intensive care
Group 07.06: Paediatric respiratory epidemiology
Group 09.02: Physiotherapists
Group 10.02: Tuberculosis and non-tuberculous mycobacterial diseases
Group 11.01: Lung cancer
Group 11.02: Pleural and mediastinal malignancies
Group 12.01: Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias
Group 12.02: ILD / DPLD of known origin
Group 12.03: Sarcoidosis and other granulomatous ILD / DPLD
Group 12.04: Rare ILD / DPLD
Group 13.01: Pulmonary hypertension
Group 13.02: Pulmonary embolism
Group 14.01: Interventional pulmonology
Group 14.02: Imaging

Early career representative
Assembly 4: Sleep disordered breathing

Announcement of the results:

The results of these elections will be announced by January, 2021.


Further queries

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