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The International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place on 25 May 2021 and included the following issues:
ISTAP results year to date
ISTAP Direction- Strategic plan 2021
Audited financial review
Appointments and elections of Officers and Directors
Introduction of the ISTAP Board – 2021-2022
Appointments and Elections of Officers and Directors 2021-2023
The new Board for 2021-2023 term was elected during the last ISTAP Annual General Meeting, on 25 May 2021.
Samantha Holloway, President Elect – United Kingdom
Kim LeBlanc, Treasurer – Canada
Jayesh Shah, Regional Director North America – United States
Laura Teague, Regional Director North America – Canada
Steven Smet, Regional Director Europe – Belgium
Karen Ousey, Regional Director Europe – United Kingdom
Salvacion Cruz, Regional Director Middle East – United Arab Emirates
Ann Marie Dunk, Regional Director Australia – Australia
Hiedi Hu, Regional Director Asia – China
Emmy Nokaneng, Regional Director Africa – South Africa
Vera Santos, Regional Director Latin America – Brazil
Heidi Hevia, Regional Director Latin America – Chile
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Welcome to the ISTAP Board – 2021-2022
Congratulations to Prof. Dimitri Beeckman, PhD, MSc, BSc, PGDip (Ed), who will continue is his role as ISTAP President for the ensuing term. Welcome to Kim LeBlanc who takes up her role as ISTAP Treasurer. Kim is one of the founders of ISTAP as well as Past-President 2016-2018.
We are pleased to have the continued support of 5 of our current Directors and welcome our 5 new Directors, who are: Dr. Jayesh Shah, Dr. Laura Teague, Dr.Salvacion Cruz, Mrs. Heidi Hu and Dr. Emmy Nokaneng, the five new Regional Directors.
Other two positions were also appointed: Dr. Karen Campbell as Educational Consultant, and Mrs. Julia Bresnai-Harris as ISTAP Secretary, both of them for 2021-2022.
We will be sharing information about the new Board Members on our social media over the forthcoming weeks.
Recognition of Outgoing Board Members: Thank you!
We are sad to say goodbye to some very valued ISTAP Directors many of whom have been with ISTAP since its inception 10 years ago. We wish our colleagues Dr. Diane Langemo, Mrs. Trish Idensohn, Mrs. Gulnaz Tarik, Mrs. Mary Gloeckner, Dr. Kevin Woo and Mrs. Ann Williams all the best and thank them for all their hard work and commitment to ISTAP mission, vision and values.