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Call for Nominati ons to the NCS Board of Directors Current NCS Board Member Term By J. Claude Hemphill, MD, FNCS Chair, NCS Nominating Committee Neeraj Badjatia, MD, MSc 13-17 Gretchen Brophy, PharmD, BCPS 11-15 The NCS is now accepting nominations for seven at- large seats on the Board of Directors for a four-year Jan Claassen, MD 11-15 term. Nominate yourself or another individual Sherry Chou, MD, MSc 13-17 for these open positions. All members in good standing from all membership types are eligible to William M. Coplin, MD 10-14 serve on the Board of Directors. The deadline for nominations is Friday, June 26, 2015. Michael Diringer, MD 10-14 The NCS Nominating Committee will review all David Greer, MD 13-17 nominations and will prepare a list of candidates to be voted on by the membership in a primary election. Following Christiana E. Hall, MD 10-14 that election, the Nominating Committee will then prepare a slate and Joshua Levine, MD 10-14 position statements of two candidates for each seat to be presented to the membership for a fi nal vote. Geoffrey Ling, MD, PhD 11-15 Half of the fi nal candidates will be based on the top votes. The Sarah Livesay, DNP, RN, ACNP, CNS-A 12-16 remaining half will be selected by the Nominating Committee taking into consideration the number of votes, profi le of those already Susanne Muehlschlegel, MD, MPH 13-17 serving on the Board, and other factors as deemed important by the Nominating Committee. No additional candidates may be added at DaiWai Olson, PhD, RN 12-16 this point in the process. J. Javier Provencio, MD 11-15 The names of all at-large candidates will be presented to the Denise Rhoney, PharmD 08-16 membership as an aggregate via an email ballot which will include the names of the candidates and their statements. Those receiving the most David Seder, MD, FCCP 13-17 votes from the membership will become directors. In the event of a tie for the last at-large position, the Executive Committee will vote among Wade Smith, MD 10-14 those tied by secret ballot. Jose Suarez, MD 11-15 The new Board members will be announced at the 2015 NCS Annual Panayiotis Varelas, MD, PhD 11-15 Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Please fi nd a list of the current Offi cers and Board Members and their terms Paul M. Vespa, MD 11-15 listed to the right. Katja Wartenberg, MD 10-14 Wendy Wright, MD 08-16 Susan Yeager, MS, RN, ACNP 11-15 UCNS Neurocritical Care Certifi cation Exam to be Held in December By John Kohring, Executive Director, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties This is a reminder that there will be a UCNS Neurocritical Complete information regarding this examination can be Care certifi cation examination during the week of December found at http://www.ucns.org/go/subspecialty/neurocritical/ 7-11, 2015. This is the fi rst examination after the expiration certifi cation. of the Neurocritical Care practice track. This examination is open to: 1) graduates of UCNS-accredited Neurocritical Care The deadline for submitting applications to sit for this fellowships, 2) those applying under the Faculty Diplomate examination is July 15, 2015. pathway, and 3) those who did not pass a prior examination. 12


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