Dear SIOP Asia Members,
due to a lack of nominations for the SIOP Continental President Asia position, the current president Prof Chi-kong Li together with the SIOP Board has decided to extend the deadline and kindly see the updated timeline for nominations and elections below.

The Continental President for Asia is a key role in the management of the Society and has a seat on the SIOP Board of Directors. Continental Presidents are required to attend one face to face Board meeting each year, at the SIOP Congress, as well as ad hoc meetings via teleconference and email correspondence.

PROFILE
SIOP Continental President ROLE DESCRIPTION

ELECTION PROCEDURES
Candidates for Continental President will be nominated and seconded by members with voting rights in good standing (except Members in Training and Emeritus Members) and whose place of domicile is within the respective continent. Members will be allocated to a continent on the basis of information on place of domicile held by the Secretariat.
Candidates are proposed by a Nominating Committee.

ELECTION TIMELINE
Announcement Call for Nominations February 01, 2017
Deadline for Nominations June 08, 2017
Selection of Candidates by Nomination Committee*
Announcement of candidates & Online Voting June 15, 2017
Online Voting Deadline June 29, 2017
Result announcement At Annual Business Meeting during the 49th Congress in Washington DC
*Nomination Committee comprises of the current Executive Board plus the President of each of the continental sub-groups

NOMINATION INSTRUCTIONS
1) Download and complete the Nomination Form – SIOP Continental President Asia_NOMINATION FORM
2) Use the Subject Title “SIOP Election – Nomination Continental President Asia”
3) Send nominations to siopoffice@kenes.com
4) DEADLINE: June 08, 2017 (12:00 noon CET)

IMPORTANT!
We kindly remind you that you must be a paid member in order to have full voting rights! If you have not renewed your SIOP membership yet, please click here.
The term of office as continental president elect for one year will start after the SIOP 2017 Congress in Washington DC and full presidency (Term of 3 years) will commence after the SIOP 2018 Meeting in Kyoto.

We look forward to receiving your nominations and your commitment as a member is of vital importance to our community, and we strongly count on your support in helping us shape the future of SIOP.
Kind regards,

Paul Rogers & Scott Howard
SIOP Secretary General & Secretary General Elect