We are pleased to announce that the results of the 2017 election of new members of the Governing Board, Foundation Board and the 2018 Nominating Committee were affirmed by the membership during the Annual Business Meeting on October 21, 2017, in Washington, DC. Overall voting participation was 37 percent during the election that ran from September 8 – September 29, 2017.
Laurie D. DeLeve, MD, PhD, FAASLD, University of Southern California, was elected as Councilor by the Governing Board for the term beginning January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2020, followed by three additional years as President-Elect in 2021, President in 2022, and immediate Past President in 2023.
John R. Lake, MD, FAASLD, University of Minnesota, was elected as Councilor-at-Large by the membership for the term beginning January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2020.
Robert S. Brown, Jr., MD, MPH, FAASLD, Weill Cornell Medicine, was elected as Foundation Board Trustee by the Governing Board for the term beginning January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2020.
Three members of the 2018 Nominating Committee were elected by the membership as follows:
- Joseph Ahn, MD, FAASLD Oregon Health and Science University
- Carla W. Brady, MD, MHS, FAASLD Duke University
- Ariel E. Feldstein, MD University of California, San Diego
The 2018 Nominating Committee will also include the following members who were appointed by the President and President-Elect from the slate of finalists selected by the Nominating Committee.
- Kim M. Olthoff, MD University of Pennsylvania
- Tamar H. Taddei, MD, FAASLD Yale University
Anna S. Lok, MD, FAASLD, as immediate Past-President, will chair the 2018 Nominating Committee.
Thank you for participating in the selection of future leaders of the Association.