SUBMISSION DEADLINE: AUGUST 14, 2015 – Call for CST Board Self-Nominations

The Canadian Society of Transplantation is holding an election for Board members and the Executive on October 9th, 2015 for the period 2015-2017.  There will be an annual general meeting of the membership in Vancouver on this date.

The positions for election are: nine (9) Board Directors including a President and Vice-President; as well as, a Secretary and a Treasurer. All Board positions are up for election. Please contact any current Board member or the CST Office for additional information.

A candidate must meet the following criteria:

  1. A Full Member in good standing
  2. Supported by five (5) other Full Members

To submit a self-nomination, all of the following items must be submitted to the CST Office by email to by August 14th, 2015:

  1. Submit your name along with a statement of intent to be nominated and signed endorsements from the five (5) supporting Full Members
  2. A photograph
  3. A 500 word (max) biographical sketch
  4. A history of CST Service Note: this item is separate for the biosketch

Note: Associate members may become full members by paying the required fees and this way they acquire voting privileges.

All of the candidates will be combined on one slate for election. The slate of candidates for election will be circulated to the members of the CST on August 28th, 2015. CST full members will be able to vote for these candidates by electronic ballot from August 28th to October 9th, 2015 until the final call for electronic ballot is made at the AGM.

The final votes will be tallied and the names of the elected candidates announced at the close of the CST AGM.

The CST Board looks forward to a vigorous democratic process and a high turn-out for this vote!  Please feel free to contact me should you have any questions or concerns.


Ian Alwayn, CST Secretary

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