The Executive Committee (EC) of the Human Proteome Organization consists of seven officers as follows: President, Immediate Past President or President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary General, Treasurer and two Members-at-Large. All positions, except the Secretary General which is appointed by the President then ratified by Council, are to be elected by the vote of HUPO Council. A person elected to an EC position who is not a Council member shall serve as ex-officio on the Council. All officers must be active HUPO members and serve a two-year term, unless otherwise delegated by Council. EC nominees must be active HUPO members and scientists from the public or private sector with professional experience in the educational, research, or commercial activities related to the purposes of HUPO.
The following two Executive Committee positions will be elected by Council vote at the HUPO 2019 World Congress in Adelaide, Australia for a two-year term, commencing in January 2020:
The HUPO President position follows a rotation between three global regions: Eastern (Asia/Oceania), Central (Europe/Africa), and Western (Pan America). According to this rotation, the next President Elect should be from the Eastern region and the Vice President would ideally be from the Central or Western region.
The Executive Committee should represent a regional and gender balance.
The slate of candidates is announced:
President-Elect, President Candidates
Vice President Candidates
Please note, nominations can be received from the floor during the Council Meeting.
The 2019 Council Meeting will be held at HUPO 2019 in Adelaide, Australia as follows:
Date: Sunday, September 15, 2019