Dear Fellow PACES Members,

Elections for our new PACES Executive Committee Members are now open.

In May we will appoint 2 new positions: a new VP for Research and a new Associated Professional Representative. Personal statements (if present) are available on the website. The job description for these important positions are also shown below (per current bylaws).

Vice President for Research: The Vice-President for Research shall be responsible for overseeing the involvement of the Society in any and all research projects that in any way utilize the resources of the society. This will include supervising and organizing annual Young Investigator Competitions, as well as chairing the Research Committee of the Society. The Vice-President of Research will work with the Vice President of Administration and website chair to ensure that all PACES research related documents are on the website. The Vice-President for Research will also be responsible for writing or selecting authors for PACES EP News.
The research committee will be responsible for reviewing proposed collaborative studies for consideration by the membership. The Vice-President for Research will appoint appropriate subcommittees to implement these individual approved proposals.
Candidates for VP Research (Please click the name to access their personal statement)

Associated Professional Representative: The Associated Professional Representative will serve a 3 year term and function as a voting member of the Executive Committee and act as a liaison between the physician membership and the associated professionals. The AP Executive Committee Member will be responsible for the parent-portal information on the website. The AP Executive Committee Member may appoint individuals to help with the parent-portal website and periodically update the information as needed.
The AP Executive Committee Member will also be responsible for annual Pre-HRS PACES and HRS PACES meeting (including the annual business meeting) venue and event management. The member in this position does not progress to President.
Candidates for Associated Professional Representative (Please click the name to access their personal statement)
Timetable for Voting:
  1. Voting for each position will occur April 11 – 24. You must be a Paid PACES Member to be able to vote (if you are not a paid member, this is an opportunity to sign up).
  2. In the case of a tie, a run-off election will be held.
  3. The newly elected Executive committee members will be announced at the annual Business Meeting (May 12, 2022).
Voting Process:
You will shortly (within 24 hours) receive a separate email with the subject "PACES Election Ballot 2022" with a direct link to cast your vote. You must be an active PACES member with dues paid in order to receive the ballot. If you do not receive this email within 24 hours, please contact us at

If you have any questions please direct them to me or any member of the EC.

Best regards,

Jeffrey Kim
PACES VP of Administration