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Call for Nominations – 2021 CNS Executive Committee

CNS Active members are invited to submit nominations on-line for candidates to fill two seats on the CNS Executive Committee.

Nominations accepted June 10 – July 1 (11:59 PM PDT)

Councillor for the Northeast 

  • Two year term, succeeding Nigel Bamford, MD
  • Nominees for Councillor for Northeast must practice in one of following states/provinces:
    Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, Vermont

Councillor for the Midwest 

  • Two year term, succeeding Nancy Bass, MD
  • Nominees for Councillor for Midwest must practice in one of following states/provinces:
    Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Those elected to serve on the CNS Board will begin their terms at the 50th CNS Annual Meeting in Boston, September 29 – October 2, 2021.

Open Nomination Period: June 10 – July 1

In brief: 

  1. Nominees and nominators must be Active Members of the Child Neurology Society in good standing (ie, 2021 dues paid)
  2. Members may nominate themselves.
  3. Nominations must include a statement outlining the nominee’s qualifications (500 words max). An uploaded nominee CV is strongly recommended, but not required.
  4. Nominations submitted by or on behalf of CNS members identifying with underrepresented groups in CNS elected, appointed and/or volunteer committees are encouraged.
  5. The CNS Nominating Committee will select a slate of two final candidates for each office.
  6. The slate of candidates will be announced on or after July 15
  7. Active CNS Members may cast ballots during a 30-day on-line voting period to begin on or after July 25

Nominating Committee: Drs. Jonathan Mink (Chair), Amy Brooks-Kayal, Leon Dure, Heather Fullerton, Kara Lewis