Seventeen distinguished ASCO members have been selected by the ASCO Nominating Committee as candidates for open leadership positions within the Society. They include the office of President-Elect, four seats on the Society’s Board of Directors, and three seats on the ASCO Nominating Committee.
President-Elect Candidates (One Seat)
Board of Directors—International Oncologist Candidates (One Seat)
Board of Directors—Pediatric Oncologist Candidates (One Seat)
Board of Directors—Undesignated Specialty Candidates (Two Seats)
Nominating Committee—Designated Community Oncologist Candidates (One Seat)
Nominating Committee—Undesignated Specialty Candidates (Two Seats)
This year, the election ballot will also include a proposed amendment to the ASCO Bylaws to change the qualifying age for Emeritus membership in the Society. Detailed information on the proposed amendment, as well as biographical information on each candidate, including video interviews with the President-Elect candidates, is available at ASCO.org/election.
Eligible ASCO members can vote for their chosen leaders and on the proposed Bylaws amendment until December 3, 2015 at ASCO.org/election. Election results will be announced mid-December, and the newly elected President-Elect, Directors, and Nominating Committee members will begin their terms of service at the conclusion of the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago. ■
Originally printed in ASCO Connection. © American Society of Clinical Oncology. “Society Announces Candidates for 2016 ASCO Election.” connection.asco.org. September 12, 2015. All rights reserved.