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The Council is the governing body of the ISTH. It authorizes and exercises all corporate powers of the Society and oversees all activities.

The Executive Committee is a subset of the ISTH Council. It provides executive direction to the activities of the Society in between Council meetings.

The Society’s Bylaws empower the Council to establish committees that recommend to the Council policies, programs and actions related to their areas of expertise and responsibility. The committees also implement recommendations that the Council approves. Council committees comprise Council members as well as non-Council ISTH members.

All regular members of the ISTH, regardless of where they live, can be nominated and elected to the Council. Council members serve six-year terms and may serve up to two non-consecutive terms, with at least two years elapsing in between terms.

Every two years, members of the Society elect five of their peers to the Council, replacing one-third of elected Council members. Council members serve for a term of six years. Find a list of past Council members here.

The Council also has ex-officio voting and non-voting members who are members by virtue of holding another office with the ISTH, as mandated by the Society’s Bylaws.

View the ISTH Conflict of Interest Policy here.


Name Country Position Term
Jeffrey Weitz
Canada President of the Society 2020-2022
Flora Peyvandi Italy President-Elect of the Society 2020-2022
Sam Schulman Canada Treasurer 2020-2024
Nigel Key USA Secretary General 2020-2023

Council Classes:
2022 2024 2026

Pantep Angchaisuksiri


Mary-Carmen Amigo


Robert Ariëns


Michael Makris


Cécile Denis


Omolade Awodu


Flora Peyvandi


Jorge Di Paola


Donna DiMichele


Sam Schulman


Wolfram Ruf


Saskia Middeldorp


Alisa Wolberg


Midori Shima


Christopher Ward


 Voting Members:
Name Country Position
Nicola Mutch UK Chair
Scientific and Standardization Committee
Claire McLintock New Zealand

Immediate Past President of the Society 

Name Country Position
Marc Carrier Canada Vice-Chair
Scientific and Standardization Committee
Mary Cushman USA Editor-in-Chief
Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis
Sriram Krishnaswamy USA

Congress Chair

XXIX ISTH Congress 2021

James Morrissey USA Editor-in-Chief
Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis
Flora Peyvandi ItalyImmediate Past Congress Chair
XXVIII ISTH Congress 2020

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