Elections 2017

Results of the ESSD elections December 2017 are the following, in order of number of votes:

Nathalie Rommel70.71%
Shaheen Hamdy66.43%
Renée Speyer65.71%
Peter Pokieser52.86%
Eric Verin50.71%
Daniele Farneti41.43%

ESSD Board Elections

There are 12 members on the board.

All ESSD members who are up-to-date with their fees, have been in ESSD for at least a year, who work in the field of dysphagia and who speak English are eligible. These members can present for the elections or can be nominated by other members

Elections are carried out online with a voting programme that ensures secrecy of vote. Candidates present a brief description of their professional background, affiliations, and ideas for the society and these are placed on the web a month before the elections. All members up-to-date with their fees can vote.

The places of the members marked in blue are up for election.

Transition board 2011 Elections
Dec 2013
Dec 2015
Dec 2017
New board until 2019
Dec 2019
Pere Clavé, President Pere Clavé Pere Clavé Pere Clavé (ES) Surgeon Pere Clavé
George Lawson, Treasurer Geroge Lawson Laura Baijens Laura Baijens (NL) ENT Laura Baijens
Renée Speyer, Secretary Renée Speyer Renée Speyer Renée Speyer (NL) SLP Renée Speyer
Margareta Bülow Margareta Bülow Rainer Dziewas Rainer Dziewas (DE) Neurologist Rainer Dziewas
Lukas Dagdilelis Olle Ekberg Olle Ekberg Shaheen Hamdy (UK) Gastroenterologist Shaheen Hamdy
Doris Mª Denk-Linnert Daniele Farneti Shaheen Hamdy Daniele Farneti (IT) ENT Phoniatrician Daniele Farneti
Olle Ekberg Shaheen Hamdy Guntram Ickenstein Emilia Michou (GR) SLP Emilia Michou
Daniele Farneti Guntram Ickenstein Emilia Michou Peter Pokieser (Au) Radiologist Peter Pokieser
Shaheen Hamdy Peter Pokieser Nathalie Rommel Nathalie Rommel (BE) SLP Nathalie Rommel
Maria Kynigou Nathalie Rommel Antonio Schindler Antonio Schindler (IT) ENT Phoniatrician Antonio Schindler
Peter Pokieser Antonio Schindler Eric Verin Eric Verin (FR) Rehabilitation Med Eric Verin
Giovanni Ruoppolo David Smithard Margaret Walshe Margaret Walshe (IE) SLP Margaret Walshe
Antonio Schindler Eric Verin
David Smithard Margaret Walshe
Eric Verin Virginie Woisard
Edith Wagner-Sonntag
Elected in 2013 in brown Elected in 2015 in brown Elected in 2017 in brown Brown goes to election
Honorary Member as expresident Anita Wuttge-Hannig

Members are elected for four years.
Every two years half the board resigns or presents for reelection.
From 2015 the board will be 12 members.