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2021 HFES Executive Council Elections

2021 HFES Executive Council Elections

The HFES Executive Council consists of 12 volunteer members supported by the professional administrative management staff. The Executive Council supports the work of HFES and provides mission-based leadership and strategic governance.

Every year, a number of seats open up for nominations and eligible members of the membership are elected. Learn more about the latest election cycle below.

Nominations Period

  • May 1 – June 1, 2021

Slate Finalization

  • June 13, 2021

HFES Members Vote

  • July 26 – August 26, 2021

Results Announced

  • September 8, 2021

Those members who were nominated, who met the eligibility requirements, and who agreed to serve if elected are:

President-Elect Candidates

  • Camille Peres
  • Carolyn Sommerich

Secretary/Treasurer-Elect Candidates

  • Rose Figueroa
  • Ayse Gurses
  • Julie  Gilpin-McMinn

Executive Council Members At-large Candidates

  • Farzan Sasangohar
  • Carolyn Cao
  • Chang (CS) Nam
  • Deborah Boehm-Davis
  • Joseph Keebler
  • Jia-Hua Lin

Full information including candidate biographical data and instructions regarding how eligible voting members of HFES may participate in the election will be distributed with the ballot on July 26.