During the General Assembly at E-AHPBA 2021 Congress the Nominating Committee presented the proposed succession plan for the Council and Committees which were approved by the E-AHPBA members.
Along with the appointment of the new President, the Executive Committee also sees the inclusion of two ex officio members in the Chair of the Education Committee and the Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee. These positions were introduced to provide communication and consistency within the key activities of the Association.
The Executive Committee members for the term 2021-2023 are detailed below:
|President||Ajith Siriwardena||Manchester, United Kingdom|
|Past-President||Kevin Conlon||Dublin, Ireland|
|President Elect||Marc Besselink||Amsterdam, The Netherlands|
|Secretary General||Roberto Salvia||Verona, Italy|
|Treasurer||Rowan Parks||Edinburgh, United Kingdom|
|Secretary General-Elect||Isabella Frigerio||Peschiera del Garda, Italy|
|Treasurer-Elect||Maximilian Bockhorn||Hamburg, Germany|
|Education Committee Chair||Wojciech Polak||Rotterdam, The Netherlands|
|Scientific Programme Committee Chair||Eduard Jonas||Cape Town, South Africa|
|Member-at-Large||John Devar||South Africa|
|Audit Committee Chair||Ahmet Coker||Turkey|
|Communications Committee Chair||Carlijn Buis||The Netherlands|
|Education Committee Chair||Wojciech Polak||The Netherlands|
|Innovation & Development Committee Chair||Oliver Strobel||Germany|
|Membership Committee Chair||Krzysztof Zieniewicz||Poland|
|Programme Committee Chair||Eduard Jonas||South Africa|
|Scientific & Research Committee Chair||Jose Manuel Ramia||Spain|
E-AHPBA would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to all Council and Committee Members that completed their term of office and have stepped down from their positions. Thank you for your dedication and commitment to the works of E-AHPBA and we hope to have your continued support as a valued member of the Association.
Congratulations is also due to all those who earned places on various Committees and we look forward to working with you in your respective area to drive forward the work of the Association. The full Committee listings can be viewed here.
The E-AHPBA is committed to include motivated and innovative individuals in the leadership of the Association with a strong desire to promote young HPB professionals covering the broad field of HPB diseases. Each term the Nominating Committee of the E-AHPBA circulates a call for Committee volunteers. This year we were able to place all applicants within a Committee. The E-AHPBA Nominating Committee were delighted with the response and would encourage all those interested in joining a Committee to apply for 2023-2025 term. Further information regarding applications will follow in due course via the E-AHPBA website.
The E-AHPBA Council and Committees look forward to working with our members in the coming term.