Board of Directors

The STS Board of Directors is responsible for formulating policy and maintaining the financial integrity of the Society.

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Much of the day-to-day governance of the Society is carried out by several essential committees, whose members act as stewards over STS policies, procedures, and financial well-being.

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In order to enhance the Board of Directors’ ability to manage the affairs of the Society, the operational activities of the Society conducted outside the auspices of the standing committees are divided among several Councils.

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PAC Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors is responsible for establishing basic policies for the operation of STS-PAC, including protecting the property and affairs, and carrying out the purposes, of the PAC. In particular, the Board of Advisors determines the procedures for the solicitation and collection of contributions and subsequent distribution of funds to candidates in accordance with the Federal Election Campaign Act and regulations promulgated by the Federal Election Commission.

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Editorial Board

Annals editors are committed to bringing you science that’s both rigorous and relevant. They curate research that makes a direct impact on clinical practice, identifying and fulfilling needs and knowledge gaps to help you deliver the finest care to your patients. 

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Past STS Presidents

The STS President is the Society’s chief elected officer, presiding at the Annual Meeting and at meetings of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. STS is honored to recognize those who have served in this important role.

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Nominations and Self-Nominations

STS offers the opportunity for members to self-nominate for leadership positions twice each year. 

  • Call for Nominations for Officer and Director Roles: The nomination process for  2025-2026 officer or director roles is now closed. The Nominating Committee will prepare a slate of nominees for election at the Annual Membership (Business) Meeting typically held in conjunction with the upcoming STS Annual Meeting. The call for nominations for 2026-2027 officer and director roles will open in Spring 2025. Learn more about the nomination process and qualifications
  • Self-Nomination Process for Committee and Workforce Roles: Every August, the Society invites members to volunteer for service within STS councils, workforces, and task forces using an online self-nomination web form. The self-nomination process for 2024-2025 is now closed, and the call for 2025-2026 positions will be open during August 2024. View self-nomination process.


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