IFEM is a Public Company Limited by Guarantee registered in Australia, and is subject to the provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). Our Board members are directors of the company and are subject to the provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). At least two Board members, and at least one Secretary are required to reside in Australia.
Our Board is composed of the Officers of the Executive and six other individuals from the following regions: North America, Central and South America, Africa, Europe, Asia and Australasia. The Officers of the Executive consist of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, President-Elect, the Immediate Past-President, and Liaison and Oversight Officer.
The term of office for the President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Secretary, Treasurer and Liaison and Oversight Officer is two years. At the end of the term, the President-Elect assumes the position of President (immediately after the International Conference on Emergency Medicine in June).
There are no limits on the number of times Officers can sit for re-election. The Board by majority vote may appoint members of the Board or other persons to specific committees to perform focused work on behalf of the Board.