We are pleased to announce that the results of the 2018 election of new members of the Governing Board, Foundation Board and the 2019 Nominating Committee were affirmed by the membership during the Annual Business Meeting on November 10, 2018, in San Francisco. Overall voting participation was 33 percent during the election that ran from September 14 – October 5, 2018.
Norah Terrault, MD, MPH, FAASLD, University of California, San Francisco, was elected as Councilor by the Governing Board for the term beginning January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2021, followed by three additional years as President-Elect in 2022, President in 2023, and immediate Past President in 2024.
Meena B. Bansal, MD, FAASLD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, was elected as Secretary by the Governing Board for the term beginning January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2021.
David C. Mulligan, MD, FACS, FAASLD, Yale University, was elected as Councilor-at-Large by the membership for the term beginning January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2021.
Steven K. Herrine, MD, FAASLD, Thomas Jefferson University, was elected as Foundation Board Trustee by the Governing Board for the term beginning January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2021.
Two members of the 2019 Nominating Committee were elected by the membership as follows:
Robert J. Fontana, MD, FAASLD University of Michigan
Lewis R. Roberts, MBChB, PhD, FAASLD Mayo Clinic Rochester
The 2019 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.
Saul J. Karpen, MD, PhD, FAASLD Emory University School of Medicine
Oren K. Fix, MD, MSc, FAASLD Swedish Medical Center
Ronald J. Sokol, MD, FAASLD, as immediate Past-President, will chair the 2019 Nominating Committee.
Thank you for participating in the selection of future leaders of the Association.