We are pleased to announce that Professor Geert Verbeke, a fifteen-year member of the Society through the Belgian Region, former Belgian Region President, former Representative Council member, International Program Chair for IBC 2006 in Montreal, Canada, former Biometrics Co-Editor and a past member of numerous committees, has been selected by the membership to serve the Society as President-Elect from 1 January, 2019 through 31 December, 2019. On 1 January, 2020, Professor Verbeke will automatically ascend to the office of President for two years, followed by a term of one year as Outgoing President.

Please join us in congratulating our new President-Elect!  If you have ideas or wish to contribute to IBS as a volunteer in some manner, please contact our office or a member of the Executive Board and let us know. We are always looking for dedicated volunteers to serve the Society.