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WFSA Committees 2024 – 2028

WFSA Committee nominations for 2024-2028 have now closed

WFSA Committees provide the main source of support, expertise, and guidance for our programmes and activities. You can now apply to join a Committee as a Member, Chair or Deputy Chair to serve from 2024 onwards.

Applications open for the following committees:

  • Constitution
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Education
  • Intensive & Critical Care Medicine
  • Obstetric Anaesthesia
  • Pain Management
  • Paediatric Anaesthesia
  • Safety & Quality
  • Scientific Programmes
  • Sustainability
  • Workforce Wellbeing

Important: Please note that at the General Assembly in March 2024, Member Societies will be asked to approve proposed changes to the terms of office for Committees.

Once approved, Committee terms will change to two-year terms, with the possibility for re-nomination for two additional two-year terms. This is designed to better align with the new biennial World Congress structure.

How to apply

Please head to our online application platform to register/login. Select Chapter ‘WFSA Committees’, under ‘Categories’, please select the Committee you are applying for’.

Please have the following documents at hand when completing your application form:

  • A CV of 2-3 pages
  • A letter of motivation as outlined on the application form
  • A passport style photograph (electronic jpeg version)
  • A letter of endorsement from your Member Society stating why they consider you qualified for this position

Please note that if you are joining a WFSA Committee form 2024, the expectation is that you will be in Singapore for WCA2024 and will attend the inaugural meeting of your Committee.

Applications will be carefully considered by the WFSA Ad Hoc Nominations Committee and the process will take into account geographical and gender balance as well as the nominees’ country-income category.

Candidates for Committee Chair roles will be interviewed (via Zoom).

Applications have now closed

All candidates will be informed of the outcome of the application process by October 2023.