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SIU Governance

The SIU is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of 25 urologists. All SIU members in good standing are entitled to vote at the General Assembly, held annually at the SIU Congress.

The SIU has approximately 9,000 individual members representing over 131 countries. There are various membership categories (i.e., active, associate, allied health professional, trainee, etc.), which all require sponsorship by an SIU member in good standing and proof of Board Certification.

Board of Directors
2018-2019

Simon Tanguay
Simon
TANGUAY
CANADA

President
Sanjay B. Kulkarni
Sanjay B.
KULKARNI
INDIA

President-Elect
Badrinath Konety
Badrinath
KONETY
UNITED STATES

Past President and Nominating Committee Chair
Jean de la Rosette
Jean de la
ROSETTE
TURKEY

General Secretary
Olivier Traxer
Olivier
TRAXER
FRANCE

Treasurer
Reynaldo Gómez
Reynaldo
GóMEZ
CHILE

Vice-President
Damien Bolton
Damien
BOLTON
AUSTRALIA

Treasurer-Elect
Kurt McCammon
Kurt
MCCAMMON
UNITED STATES

Office of Education
Stavros Gravas
Stavros
GRAVAS
GREECE

Office of Education-Elect
Laurence Klotz
Laurence
KLOTZ
CANADA

Office of Research
Mototsugu Oya
Mototsugu
OYA
JAPAN

Publications
Peter Hammerer
Peter
HAMMERER
GERMANY

Congress Organizing
Rafael Sanchez Salas
Rafael Sanchez
SALAS
FRANCE

Congress Organizing Elect
Masatoshi Eto
Masatoshi
ETO
JAPAN

Corporate Development
René Sotelo
René
SOTELO
UNITED STATES

Membership and International Relations -
Americas
Petrisor Geavlete
Petrisor
GEAVLETE
ROMANIA

Membership and International Relations -
Europe
Serigne Gueye
Serigne
GUEYE
SENEGAL

Membership and International Relations -
Africa and Middle East
Gyung Tak Mario Sung
Gyung Tak Mario
SUNG
SOUTH KOREA

Membership and International Relations-
Asia-Pacific
Sean Elliot
Sean
ELLIOT
UNITED STATES

Consensus & Education
Peter Black
Peter
BLACK
CANADA

Innovators and Technology
Liping Xie
Liping
XIE
CHINA

Institutes and Scholarships
Rajeev Kumar
Rajeev
KUMAR
INDIA

Scientific Programme
Co-Chair
Christopher P. Evans
Christopher P.
EVANS
UNITED STATES

Scientific Programme
Co-Chair
Mihir Desai
Mihir
DESAI
UNITED STATES

Research Committee
Joyce Baard
Joyce
BAARD
THE NETHERLANDS

Applied Research Committee
Alex Danso
Alex
DANSO
ZIMBABWE

National Delegate Representative
Makarand Khochikar
Makarand
KHOCHIKAR
INDIA

National Delegate Representative
Nasser Simforoosh
Nasser
SIMFOROOSH
IRAN

General Assembly Representative
Sudhir  Rawal
Sudhir
RAWAL
INDIA

General Assembly Representative