2022 Board of Directors: Call for Nominations

June 16, 2021

The Endocrine Society Nominating Committee is seeking dedicated member leaders to serve on the Board of Directors for the 2022-2023 term. Below is information on the nomination process, including desired core competencies of nominees, and advantages of serving on the board. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, July 30, 2021.

Submit Your Nomination

If you are passionate about endocrine research and want to join the team who will drive the strategy forward, please consider nominating yourself or a colleague for one of the following open positions:

  • President-Elect: Candidates should demonstrate leadership skills and familiarity with our priorities, in particular service on Board of Directors.
  • At-Large Directors (4 open positions): Candidates should have recent experience serving on committees, task forces, and/or working groups, preferably as chair.

View position descriptions.


Nominee Core Competencies

  • Organizational Knowledge and Stewardship - Understands and embodies the association’s core values, mission and strategic priorities.
  • Strategic Thinking and Leadership - Demonstrates leadership attributes that allow them to positively influence the decision-making process by effectively aligning tasks, priorities, and resources in a thoughtful and strategic way.
  • Communication - Demonstrates skills and leadership in communicating efficiently, respectfully, and transparently.
  • Collaboration - Appreciates the unique views and opinions of others when building consensus.

Advantages to Serving On the Board

  • Contribute to the global leadership team that drives the Society strategy
  • Expand your knowledge base, enhance your network with colleagues conducting endocrine research or in practice, and exchange ideas toward innovating in endocrinology
  • Proactively address issues that impact our members, their research, and patients worldwide
  • Grow professionally by participating in leadership development training

If you or someone you know embodies these core competencies and has a passion for our Society, please nominate them today! Completed nomination packages will be accepted through Friday, July 30, 2021. Self-nominations are welcomed, and multiple nominations can be submitted for each position.

How the Nominations Process Works

  • Member nominates another member or submits self-nomination
  • Nominee receives email with instructions to:
    • Indicate their willingness to be considered
    • Respond to some questions
    • Upload CV, photo and Letter of Recommendation (from a colleague or supervisor) referencing the nominee’s ability to display and embrace the core competencies (please keep letter under 11/2 pages long)
    • Update your Conflict of Interest (COI) Disclosure information (even if no changes, you will need to access the COI form to show a recent review date)
  • In order to be considered as a candidate, the nominee must have submitted the requested information.

Please email Elizabeth Kan at [email protected] with any questions.

Election and Selection Process

The President-Elect will be elected by Society members from a slate of two candidates developed by the Nominating Committee (NC), based on submitted nominations. The Nominating Committee will appoint the At-Large Director members. Nominees will receive an update in September. The official slate of nominees will be presented to the Society membership in mid to late October 2021.

Additional Resources

The Nominating Committee seeks to ensure broad representation of the Society membership. As a reference, please view the current composition and members of the Board of Directors.

Thank you for participating in the Call for Nominations for the Endocrine Society Board of Directors.

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