The ESTD will hold an election for one board seat this year for the term May 2024-2027. We seek one candidate who will uphold the organization’s mission of promoting knowledge and skills about trauma and dissociation among European clinicians and the public at-large. Preferably, this would be a clinician experienced in the assessment and treatment of trauma-related disorders or research and teaching in the field of dissociation. Only full members in good standing are eligible to run for elections.

Potential candidates are requested to send us a statement describing why they would serve well on the ESTD board, how they have collaborated with ESTD in the past, and include professional and organisational leadership background (see below). Please limit the statement to no more than 300 words.This information MUST BE RECEIVED BY 12th of April 2024 and sent

To Be Filled By Candidates

Board Duties

* Board members must also agree to chair or participate in a committee that oversees a program or service offered by ESTD, and be available for email discussions, board voting, conference calls and annual face-to-face/ online board meetings.

* Share the financial responsibilities of the ESTD and take part in monitoring the budget.

* Board members are expected to put in at least 10 hours of volunteer work for ESTD each month and participate in monthly videoconferences.

* They attend ESTD’s annual meetings; play an active role in helping the conference committee in ways such as securing keynote speakers and panelists, judging submissions, recruiting attendees, providing information to attendees.

*The term of office is from April 2024- 2027.

Board member benefits

* Members of the ESTD leadership will be enjoying the warm sense of colleagueship that has always characterized its conduct.

* Board members enjoy the opportunity to forge the future development of the ESTD and field of trauma and dissociation in Europe.

* To facilitate their attendance in our daylong yearly face-to-face meeting and as a token of appreciation for their volunteer work, board members enjoy subsidized conference registration fees, travel and lodging expenses, budget permitting.