New SIR Executive Council elected


During the November SIR and SIR Foundation Nominating Committee meetings, the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) elected a new Executive Council for 2019–2020. Following the Annual Members’ Business Meeting in spring this year (28 March–2 April, Seattle, USA), Katharine Krol (Lafayette, USA) will become chair of the SIR Foundation Board of Directors.

Theresa Caridi (Washington, DC, USA), currently serving as development division chair, has been elected vice chair of the society. She will hold this position for a two-year term, before succeeding to chair in 2022.

Parag Patel (Milwaukee, USA) has been elected SIR secretary, and will succeed to president-elect in 2021 following his one-year term as secretary.

Akhilesh Sista (New York, USA) has been elected as councillor-at-large, for a four-year term.

Alda Tam (Houston, USA) has been reappointed standards division councillor, and will serve a three-year term.

Clifford Weiss (Baltimore, USA) has been appointed grants and education division chair, a position he will hold for a three-year term.


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