Membership and Management Board elections

openEHR News | Jan. 22, 2015, 1:33 p.m.

Individual members of the openEHR Foundation will elect two members of the new Management Board in an election to be held throughout February 2015.

In parallel, our industry partners will elect two representatives from among their number. The openEHR Foundation, which is a not-for-profit Company registered in London, will thereafter, for the first time, operate as a trading entity, in line with the new governance arrangements that have been agreed.

The individual membership currently comprises citizens of some 20 countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Germany, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Uruguay, UK, USA.

We know that there have long been active list participants, and observers of the lists, in some 80 countries. We wish to extend a warm invitation to all of you who may be considering joining, to do so now, ahead of the election.

The procedure for joining as an individual or Industry partner member is set out at

Further details of membership arrangements can be found at

If you have already joined, please encourage colleagues to join, as well. If you are from a country other than one listed above, please sign up as the first individual member from that country!

Sam Heard,

Chairperson of the Interim Board

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