ICHS International Council Members are appointed for a term of 4 years. Each Council member will hold office until his/her successor has been elected and qualified. The Council meets every three months by teleconference and at ASM Microbe, ECCMID, or another meeting where a quorum of the Council are present. Ad hoc meetings may be called as needed.
Council Member elections take place prior to each Biennial Symposium and each council member is selected by majority vote of the ICHS General Membership. Nominations are submitted by active ICHS members and are reviewed by the ICHS nominations committee before being submitted to the election process. Members of the International Council are determined by a majority vote of the active ICHS Membership.
ICHS Executive Council
The Executive Council is Composed of the Society President, Immediate Past President, President-Elect, Vice President, Treasurer and Executive Director. The Executive Council (EC) is responsible for the management of the society and planning of each Biennial meeting. Members of the Executive Council are chosen from the International Council and confirmed by vote of the active ICHS Membership.