The on-line portal for CNS Active members to submit nominations to fill four seats on the CNS Executive Committee will be open June 1-30, 2020. Candidates elected to serve on the CNS Executive Committee will begin their terms at the Joint CNS-ICNA Meeting in San Diego, CA (October 19-23, 2020). The following seats will be filled by candidates selected to run by the 5-member CNS Nominating Committee: 

President-elect
Four year term*, succeeding outgoing Past-President, Jonathan Mink, MD, PhD
*One year as President-Elect, two years as President, one year as Past-President

Secretary-treasurer
Six year term, succeeding Bruce Cohen, MD

Councillor for the South 
Two year term, succeeding Lori Jordan, MD

Councillor for the West
Two year term, succeeding Mark Wainwright, MD, PhD

Nomination Guidelines: 

  1. Nominees and nominators must be Active Members of the Child Neurology Society
  2. Members may nominate themselves
  3. Nominations must include a statement outlining the nominee’s qualifications (500 words max).
  4. Selection of a final slate of two final for each office will be made by the CNS Nominating Committee; committee members may themselves submit nominations but must recuse themselves from final committee vote(s) involving their nominee(s) 
  5. The slate of candidates will be announced in early July
  6. An eConnections featuring self-authored bios and responses to 2-3 questions will be sent in mid-July to all Active Members
  7. Active CNS Members may cast ballots during a 30-day on-line voting period to begin on or after August 1
  8. Candidates will be notified of results in early September and announcement of newly-elected officers will be made via eConnections in mid-September