The Board has the following powers:

  • Co-ordinating the activities of the Association.
  • Recommending changes in the composition of the Board of Directors.
  • Approving amendments of the Internal Rules of Procedure.
  • Effecting the preparation of an audited financial statement reflecting the Association’s operations, said statement to be made available to the Members of the Board of Directors within ninety (90) days after the close of each budget year.
  • Establishing general policies and operating procedures for the Association.
  • Establishing the strategy plan of the Association and monitoring its implementation.
  • Preparing the Association’s financial reports, budgets, and investments.
  • Selecting an independent accountant, auditor, banking establishments, and investment counsellors for the Association.
  • Creating councils, committees, working groups and ad hoc task forces where appropriate and necessary.
  • Appointing and dismissing the Managers of the Association, unless otherwise provided for by these Articles of Association.
  • Designating the time and place of General Assemblies of the Association.
  • Determining the agenda of General Assemblies.
  • Any other power granted by the present Articles of Association.
  • The Board of Directors will take the final decision on the names provided by the Nominating Council.
  • The Board of Directors will be responsible for dealing with any residual matters not granted to any other organ by these Articles of Association or the Law
  • Organising electronic voting procedures for General Assembly decisions, if no physical meeting is called for.

Chaired by the President, The Board is composed by a maximum of 15 Directors (including the Past-President, the President, the President-Elect, the Treasurer and the Membership Officer), appointed by the General Assembly. 3 Non-Voting Directors with a counselling role can be appointed, with no voting rights – usually the Editor-in-Chief of the Radiotherapy and Oncology Journal, and the Director of the ESTRO School.

Its composition should reflect the diversity of the Society: at least one representative of each discipline should belong to the Board of Directors.

President: Umberto Ricardi, Turin, Italy

President-Elect: Ben Slotman, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Past-President: Yolande Lievens, Ghent, Belgium

Treasurer: Dirk Verellen, Antwerp, Belgium

Matthias Guckenberger, Zurich, Swizerland

Peter Hoskin, Northwood, United Kingdom

Nuria Jornet, Barcelona, Spain

Anna Kirby, London, United Kingdom

Laura Mullaney, Dublin, Ireland

Hakan Nystrom, Aarhus, Denmark

Marc Vooijs, Maastricht, The Netherlands

 

Editor-in-Chief: Michael Baumann, Heidelberg, Germany

Education Council Director: Jesper Eriksen, Aarhus, Denmark