Board Application Form

Application for Board or Officer Positions

The Nominating Committee of the ISD is inviting applications from the membership for positions on the Board of Directors as well as for Officer positions. The Nominating Committee will review the applications and select candidates to nominate for each open position. The membership will vote on the slate of nominees at the General Membership Meeting at the 2021 International Congress of Dermatology hosted in Melbourne, Australia, November 10-13, 2021. Applications are due January 31, 2021.

The positions available are listed below and require an application. To be considered, you must confirm your eligibility and complete the form below for the Nominating Committee by January 31, 2021. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

If your colleagues would like to submit a statement of support on behalf of your application, please encourage them to use the form found on this link. The committee will review up to three (3) recommendations.

Application Requirements

Only Regular and Individual Sponsoring Members in good standing for at least three (3) years may be nominated for the Board of Directors and Officer positions.

Applicants must provide the following information to the Nominating Committee:

  • Years of ISD Membership
  • Activities on behalf of the Society
  • Personal Statement describing qualifications
  • Short CV - not to exceed 2 pages.

Candidates will be selected based upon leadership skills, ethical conduct, level of activity in the specialty of dermatology and especially commitment to the Society.

Open Positions


  • President (1 term)
  • Executive Vice President (1 term)
  • Secretary-General (2 terms)
  • Associate Secretary-General (1 term)
  • Treasurer General (2 terms)
  • Archivist-Historian (2 terms)

Vice Presidents (10 total for 1 term)

Directors (25 total, eligible for re-election)

* A term is from one International Congress of Dermatology to the next.

Members of the Nominating Committee

Dr. Percy Naidu, Chair (South Africa)
Dr. Luca Borradori (Switzerland/Europe)
Dr. Margarita Larralde (Argentina)
Dr. Ma. Angela Lavadia (Philippines)
Dr. Suzanne Olbricht (US/North America)

2021 Application for Board or Officer Positions

Applicant's First Name *
Applicant's Last Name *
Credentials (for example, MD, MBBS, PhD) *
Address *
City *
Zip/Postal Code
Applicant's email: *

Please select below if the application is for an Officer position, Vice President or Director. You may select more than one position but no more than two (2) total. To select multiple positions use Shift and Click on the position.


The following information must be completed by the applicant.

Years of ISD Membership of the Applicant:
Activities of behalf of the Society (250 words or less). Please type below:
Personal Statement from the Applicant (250 words or less). Please type below:
Please attach your short CV - not to exceed 2 pages - as a MS Word document or PDF file.

Applicants for positions on the Board of Directors or as Officers may not personally contact, verbally or in writing, any of the members of the Nominating Committee. This conduct will lead to the applicant's dismissal from consideration.

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