Call for nominations

The World Federation of Neurology is pleased to announce the upcoming election of one trustee position and encourage all member societies to suggest suitable candidates. 
On behalf of the World Federation of Neurology, the Nominating Committee invites nominations for the position of one Elected Trustee (three-year term).

The elected trustee will take office immediately following the Council of Delegates meeting (position vacated by Professor Alla Guekht, who is not eligible for re-election). Professor Guekht is the main liaison trustee with the WHO and UN ECOSOC.

A nominee must be a member of an eligible WFN member society, should have a national and international reputation, have made contributions to regional and global neurology, and be committed to the WFN. The Nominating Committee shall consider gender and geography in its deliberations. The current elected trustees are from three of the six regions of the WFN.

A WFN Member Society must submit the name(s) of the candidate(s), together with a statement signed by the candidate of confirmation of their willingness to stand for election, provide a brief Curriculum Vitae (a single type-written page) and letter of support from the Member Society. This has a deadline of Friday, 22nd March 2024.

Nominations made after this deadline are possible; In addition to the criteria above, the candidate must also be supported with signatures from a minimum of 5 (five) WFN Member Society Delegates. An explanation for the late application will be appreciated. All documents must be received by the London office thirty days prior to the electronic voting beginning. The deadline for additional nominations is Friday 26th July 2024.

Please address the nomination documents to the Chair of the Nominating Committee, all of which should reach the London Secretariat office, as soon as possible and prior to the deadlines above.

Electronic format is requested.