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Elections 2024

ECC - Electronic Communication Committee

Election of ECC Chair

In 2024, the new ECC Chair must be elected.

Full details regarding the required documents to apply for this position can be found here.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the appropriate form and submit your candidature here by March 25, 2024.

Timeline and voting procedure

  • Application submissions will close on March 25, 2024 (midnight CET).
  • The Council will evaluate the applications and will nominate the new ECC Chair.
  • The new ECC Chair will start his/her term as Chair-Elect at the 2024 ERA Congress and will officially start his/her term as Chair at the 2025 ERA Congress.

Ethics Committee

Election of one Board Member

The Open Call aims to select one member of the Ethics Committee.

Candidates must be Full members and have been active ERA members for at least 5 consecutive years (to be considered at the time of candidacy).

The Ethics Committee is made up of five members who must all reside in different countries. The current remaining four members of the Ethics Committee reside in the following countries: Belgium, Germany, Slovenia, Switzerland.

None of the members of the Ethics Committee can be a current Council Member and they cannot become one while serving on the Committee.

All members remain in office for 5 years and cannot be re-elected.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email to ethics@era-online.org by March 25, 2024, enclosing the following documentation:

Before applying for a position, please carefully read the Ethics Committee Regulations

Timeline and voting procedure

  • Application submissions will close on March 25, 2024 (midnight CET).
  • New members must be approved by the Council before their term can become effective and thus start.

Kidney Relief in Disasters Task Force

Election of new Board Members (10 vacancies)

The Open Call aims to select the Chair and the 8 Ordinary Task Force Members.

One position is reserved for an Ex- Officio Member.

All Task Force members should be active ERA Full Members.

All candidates (including the Chair) will be evaluated and appointed by the Council.

Upon the Council’s decision, the candidates as Chairs who are not nominated in this role may be nominated as Ordinary Task Force Members.

Before applying for a position in this newly constituted Task Force, please carefully read the Kidney Relief in Disasters Task Force Regulations.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the relevant form by March 25, 2024 (midnight CET)

Applications received through other channels (i.e. emails) will not be considered. 

Timeline and voting procedure

  • The deadline for submitting applications is March 25, 2024 (midnight CET).
  • The ERA HQs will evaluate the conformity of applications.
  • The Council will evaluate all eligible candidates to appoint the Chair and the 8 Ordinary Task Force Members.
  • The KRDTF Chair and Ordinary Task Force Members will be notified and enter into force by April 2024.

Working Groups

NOTE: No vacancies in 2024 for CKD-MBD, ERAKI, and ERN

Developing Education Science and Care for Renal Transplantation in European States (DESCaRTES) Working Group

Election of new Board Members (2 vacancies)

In 2024, two new DESCaRTES Board Members must be elected.

Full details regarding the required documents to apply for this position can be found here.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the appropriate form and submit your candidature here by March 25, 2024.

Timeline and voting procedure

  • The deadline for submitting applications is March 25, 2024 (midnight CET).
  • The DESCaRTES Board will evaluate the applications and will nominate the new Members.
  • The Council must confirm these nominations.
  • The new DESCaRTES Members will start their term at the time of the 2024 ERA Congress (Stockholm).

Diabetes and Obesity (Diabesity) Working Group

Election of new Board Members (1 vacancy)

In 2024, one new Diabesity Board Member must be elected.

Full details regarding the required documents to apply for this position can be found here.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the appropriate form and submit your candidature here by March 25, 2024.

Timeline and voting procedure

  • The deadline for submitting applications is March 25, 2024 (midnight CET).
  • The Diabesity Board will evaluate the applications and will nominate the new Member.
  • The Council must confirm this nomination.
  • The new Diabesity Member will start his/her term at the time of the 2024 ERA Congress (Stockholm).

European Dialysis (EuDial) Working Group

Election of new Board Members (3 vacancies)

In 2024, three new EuDial Board Members must be elected.

Full details regarding the required documents to apply for this position can be found here.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the appropriate form and submit your candidature here by March 25, 2024.

Timeline and voting procedure

  • The deadline for submitting applications is March 25, 2024 (midnight CET).
  • The EuDial Board will evaluate the applications and will nominate the new Members.
  • The Council must confirm these nominations.
  • The new EuDial Members will start their term at the time of the 2024 ERA Congress (Stockholm).

European Renal & Cardiovascular Medicine (EuReCa-M) Working Group

Election of new Board Members (4 vacancies)

In 2024, four new EuReCa-M Board Members must be elected.

Full details regarding the required documents to apply for this position can be found here.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the appropriate form and submit your candidature here by March 25, 2024.

Timeline and voting procedure

  • The deadline for submitting applications is March 25, 2024 (midnight CET).
  • The EuReCa-M Board will evaluate the applications and will nominate the new Members.
  • The Council must confirm these nominations.
  • The new EuReCa-M Members will start their term at the time of the 2024 ERA Congress (Stockholm).

Genes & Kidney (G&K) Working Group

Election of new Board Members (1 vacancy)

In 2024, one new G&K Board Member must be elected.

Full details regarding the required documents to apply for this position can be found here.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the appropriate form and submit your candidature here by March 25, 2024.

Timeline and voting procedure

  • The deadline for submitting applications is March 25, 2024 (midnight CET).
  • The G&K Board will evaluate the applications and will nominate the new Member.
  • The Council must confirm this nomination.
  • The new G&K Member will start his/her term at the time of the 2024 ERA Congress (Stockholm).

Immunonephrology (IWG) Working Group

Election of new Board Members (3 vacancies)

In 2024, three new IWG Board Members must be elected.

Full details regarding the required documents to apply for this position can be found here.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the appropriate form and submit your candidature here by March 25, 2024.

Timeline and voting procedure

  • The deadline for submitting applications is March 25, 2024 (midnight CET).
  • The IWG Board will evaluate the applications and will nominate the new Members.
  • The Council must confirm these nominations.
  • The new IWG Members will start their term at the time of the 2024 ERA Congress (Stockholm).

YNP - Young Nephrologists’ Platform

Election of a new Board Member (1 vacancy)

Scope: during 2024, one new YNP Board Member must be elected. The candidate cannot be from the same country (meaning their country of residence) of the current Board Members:  Austria, Belgium, Greece, Hungary, Portugal, Spain, Türkiye and United Kingdom.

Full details regarding the documents needed to apply for this position can be found here.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the appropriate form.

Deadline: March 25, 2024

Timeline and voting procedure

  • Application submissions will close on March 25, 2024 (midnight CET).
  • The YNP Board will evaluate the applications and will nominate the new Board Member.
  • The Council must confirm this nomination.
  • The new Board Member will start his/her term at the time of the 2024 ERA Congress (Stockholm).