Call for applications: five countries elect new council members

AO Spine Latin America is pleased to announce the election for Country Council positions in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru. The call for applications is open from Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

15 June 2020

LatAm council elections

We encourage all AO Spine members who fulfill the eligibility criteria to apply for these important positions in their country. The following positions are open:

  • Argentina
    Chairperson: September 2020–August 2023
    Education (Ortho): September 2020–August 2023
  • Bolivia
    Chairperson: September 2020–August 2023
    Education (Ortho): September 2020–August 2023
    Education (Neuro): September 2020–August 2023
  • Chile
    Education (Ortho): September 2020–August 2023
  • Ecuador
    Chairperson: September 2020–August 2023
    Education (Ortho): September 2020–August 2023
    Education (Neuro): September 2020–August 2023
  • Peru
    Chairperson: September 2020–August 2023
    Education (Ortho): September 2020–August 2023
    Education (Neuro): September 2020–August 2023

The elected persons will hold the positions as of August 2020.

Eligibility

All AO Spine members who are willing to contribute to the development of the organization in their country and who meet the requirements are eligible. The criteria to apply are defined in the job descriptions. The deadline for application is Sunday, June 28, 2020.

Job descriptions and supporting documents can be downloaded through these links:

Once the candidatures are validated by the electoral committee, the electronic election process will begin.

Voting

Members with a paid membership when voting starts are entitled to one vote. Voting will take place anonymously through members' profile on our website www.aospine.org.

To be elected, the candidate must receive a simple majority of valid votes (>50%). In the case that no one reaches a simple majority, a second round of voting will be held with the two candidates who received the most votes in the first round.

Application

Interested candidates who meet the stipulated criteria must complete and send the AO Spine CV and Disclosure Form by email to AO Spine Latin America Regional Director Antonio Machado, amachado@aospine.org.

Applications submitted after Sunday June 28, 2020 will not be accepted.

 

For further information, please contact aosla@aospine.org.



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