Second Call for applications—Member of the AO Trauma Middle East & Northern Africa Education Committee

 

20 January 2021

Dear members of AO Trauma Middle East and Northern Africa (AO TMENA),

We are happy to announce the call for applications for the prestigious positions of:  


Member of the AO Trauma Middle East & Northern Africa Education Committee

Terms of office

The term of the following two current AO TMENAEC Members will end on June 30, 2021:

  • Yazan Hattar (Jordan) (re-election possible)
  • Ali Alyami (KSA) (re-election not possible)

Based on the Terms of Reference of the AO TMENAEC, the term of the new AO TMENAEC Member will be as follows:

  • July 1, 2021* – June 30, 2024: three (3) years term as AO TMENAEC Member (one re-election possible)

* The change of office of the committee always takes place after the meeting of the Assembly of Trustees. The administrative cut-off is end of June.

Download job description

Eligibility for the AO TMENAEC Member

In order to be considered for nomination by the Nomination Committee (NomCom), candidates must be a paying AO Trauma member of a country that belongs to AO TMENA and fulfill the following criteria:

  • Current or past members of any AO TMENA Country Council (must have held the position for minimum one year)
  • Further criteria may apply as defined in the job descriptions
  • A same function can only be held once by the same person

In addition, the candidates must also fulfill the requirements specified in the referenced job description. A same function can only be held once by the same person.

Electorate and voting mechanism

Based on the Terms of Reference of the AO TMENA the following voting mechanism applies:

Electorate:

  • Members of AO TMENAEC Committee and the AO TMENA Board (AO TMENAB)
  • In case a member runs for election for a second term, he/she is excluded from the entire voting process

Voting mechanism:

First-past-the-post by anonymous e-voting

  • Multiple run-off electronic voting process
  • If a candidate reaches an absolute majority in any round he/she is elected
  • The candidate with the least votes is eliminated at each round
  • Another round is carried out as long as no candidate reaches an absolute majority

At a parity of votes between remaining candidates, the AO TMENAB Chairperson has the casting vote

Number of votes:

  • Each electorate gets one (1) vote

The electorate will be informed by email. The votes will be cast anonymously on the AO Trauma website.

Nomination and electoral process

  • All interested and qualified candidates must submit by e-mail their CV and a letter of intent to the AO Trauma Regional Director Philipp Büscher (aotmena@aotrauma.org) by January 30, 2021, midnight, CET. Download CV form
  • The NomCom will review all applications and approve the eligible candidates by February 5, 2020.
  • The election will run from January 11, 2021 to February 13, 2021.
  • The election process is carried out according to the first-past-the-post logic:
    • Multiple run-off electronic voting process through the AO Trauma event room
    • If a candidate reaches an absolute majority in any round he/she is elected
    • The candidate with the least votes is eliminated at each round
    • Another round is carried out as long as no candidate reaches an absolute majority
  • The elected candidate has to be confirmed by the AO TMENAB.
  • The NomCom will then ratify the electoral process, inform the candidates of the election outcome, and announce the result on the AO Trauma website.

We encourage you to apply for this important and prestigious position. As AO TMENA Committee Member you will be able to actively shape the future success of AO Trauma in the Middle East and Northern Africa and to represent the region.

Thank you for your interest and support.

Yours sincerely,

AO TMENA Nomination Committee

Khalid Khoshhal
Ahmed Kholeif
El-Zaher Hassan

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