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ATS Nomination Process

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Schedule

Phase I:  Call for Treasurer Nominations (October/November)

Submit your nominations here.

Phase II:  Request for Letters of Interest and updated CV (Due November 29)

View instructions.

Phase III:  Review of Letters of Interest and CVs (Mid-December)

  • The Nominating Committee will meet via conference call to review the letters of interest and CVs.
  • The Nominating Committee may contact your colleagues to gain insight regarding your leadership style.
  • Applicants who are selected to move to the next phase will be asked to submit the following items:
    • Provide the names of three ATS members who would be willing to submit a brief letter in support of their nomination;
    • Provide a brief bio statement;
    • Respond to questions regarding interest and qualifications for this position.
  • Applicants who are not selected will be provided with a detailed explanation.
  • The Nominating Committee will determine if a second call for nominations should be issued.

Phase IV:  Submission of Materials to the Nominating Committee (January 21)

  • Names of letter writers (3)
  • Brief bio statement
  • Letter to ATS Nominating Committee: Your response to general questions regarding interest and qualifications for this position.

Phase V:  ATS Nominating Committee Meeting (Late February)

  • The ATS Nominating Committee will meet to vet the applicants and select a finalist and an alternate;
  • Applicants will be asked to join the Nominating Committee meeting via video;
  • The Nominating Committee will present the finalist and alternate to the ATS Executive Committee;
  • The Nominating Committee will present the finalist and alternate to the ATS Board of Directors for approval.

Phase V:  Announcement of Finalist (April 1)

Announcement of the Treasurer will be made to the membership on April 1.

If you have any questions regarding the ATS Nomination process, please contact governance@thoracic.org or 212-315-6444.

Note: The schedule outlined above is subject to change by the ATS Nominating Committee.