Subject: VPHi elections Board of Trustees

Dear VPHi members,
In September 2019, the mandate of the current members of the Board of Trustees will expire and the General Assembly will elect a new Board at its upcoming meeting scheduled in Paris on 4 Oct 2019. 

From art 5.3 of our statute: "The members of the Board of Trustees are the President, and the two Financial Auditors. The role of the Board of Trustees is to supervise the operations of the Board of Directors, ensuring that such operations do not get into conflict with the interests of the membership at large and does not violate the common law, the legal provisions and the provisions in the articles of association.”

The mandate of the Board of Trustees is two years and it can be renewed for one additional term, for a total of four years. Further information on the duties of the BoT can be found in our statute, in particular art 5.3, 5.4, 5.6:

With this email, I wish to officially open the call for candidates.

Every member of the Institute (in good standing) will have the possibility to participate to the call.  

To respond to the call, you will need to send an email to, with the following information:

1. Your name and the name of the VPHi member you represent (the latter only for institutional members)
2. Name of the candidate (Only for institutional members. Personal members can only nominate themself for the position) 
3. Position you wish to send the candidature for: either President or Financial Auditor
4. Short Biosketch (200words)
5. Photo

The call for candidates will close on 15 Sept 2019. Elections will be held soon after. We will keep you posted on further developments. Please don’t hesitate to contact me in case you have any queries.

Best regards,

In silico medicine will be the future
Virtual Physiological Human Institute for Integrative Biomedical Research (VPH Institute)

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