Executive Council Elections 2017

Posted on March 27, 2017

Every two years ISB members elect a new Executive Council, and President-Elect.  The Executive Council members are elected for a 2-year term, with a maximum of three terms, and represent countries from throughout the world and various scientific areas within biomechanics.  The Executive Council meets every year and provides leadership for the continued development of the Society and oversees the many on-going activities that are performed by Council appointed sub-committees, including activities in Economically Developing Countries, student grants, and student awards.  The President-Elect is responsible for coordinating the proposals for the 2021 ISB Congress and will become President in 2019.


Candidates for President-Elect for the 2017-2019 term are, in alphabetical order,

  • Toni Arndt, Sweden
  • António Veloso, Portugal


Candidates for Executive Council Member for the 2017-2019 term are, once again in alphabetical order,

  • Daniel Benoit, Canada
  • Thor Besier, New Zealand
  • Felipe P Carpes, Brazil
  • Elizabeth Clarke, Australia
  • Catherine Disselhorst-Klug, Germany
  • Zac Domire, USA
  • Taija Finni, Finland
  • Mark King, England
  • Alberto Leardini, Italy
  • Li Li, USA
  • Glen Lichtwark, Australia
  • Yu Liu, China
  • Rajani Mullerpatan, India
  • Dieter Rosenbaum, Germany


This issue of ISB NOW contains a brief profile of each of the candidates for President-Elect, Council Members and Student Representatives. The online voting procedure will be conducted during April.  Members will receive email notification that voting has started, together with detailed instructions related to the voting process.  You will be asked to vote for one President-Elect, ten Executive Council Members, and one student representative.


Please vote! We want to make sure that the ISB Council represents the interests of all members.

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