Here are the candidates for the 2018 Council Election, chosen by the IGCS Nominating Committee. Online voting will begin next week. An email announcement will be sent to eligible voters and more information will be provided, including a statement from each candidate. All active Full Members and Strategic Alliance Members are eligible to vote. Senior Members do not have voting privileges.

President Elect
Robert Coleman
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
Professor & Executive Director, Cancer Network Research, University of Texas, MD Anderson
United States of America
Allan Covens
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
Chair, Gynecologic Oncology, University of Toronto
Canada
Vice President
Kenneth Ekwedigewe
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
Gynaecologic Oncologist Consultant, Cert. Fistula Surgeon, National Obstetric Fistula Centre; Senior Lecturer Ebonyi State University; Consultant GynaeOncologist/Urogynaecologist Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki
Nigeria
Young Tak-Kim
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
Professor, University of Ulsan, Asan Medical Center
South Korea
Marie Plante
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
Professor, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec
Canada
Secretary-Treasurer Elect​
Thomas Herzog 
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
MD Deputy Director, University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute
United States
Anuja Jhingran
Specialty: Radiation Oncology
Professor, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
United States of America
William Small
Specialty: Radiation Oncology
Professor & Chairman, Loyola University Medical Center
United States of America
Council Member Region 1: Central, South and North America
Jean Rene Clemenceau Valdiva
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
Attending Surgeon and Teacher, Hospital Angeles Del Pedregal, Mexico City
Mexico
Jessica McAlpine 
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
Associate Professor, University of British Columbia & BC Cancer Center
Canada
Rene Pareja 
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
Instituto Nacional De Cancerología (Bogotá), Clínica De Oncología Astorga (Medellín)
Colombia
Council Member Region 2: Asia/Oceania
Dilyara Kaidarova 
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
Doctor of Medical Science, Kazakh Institute of Oncology and Radiology (KazIOR)
Khazakstan
Young-Tae Kim
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
Professor & Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Dept of OB/GYN, Yonsei University College of Medicine
South Korea
Joseph Soon-Yau Ng 
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS)
Singapore
Council Member Region 3: Africa/Europe/Middle East
Greta Dreyer
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
Professor, University of Pretoria
South Africa
Alex Mutombo
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
University Hospitals of Kinshasa
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Muhieddine Seoud
Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
Professor & Head of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, American University of Beirut Medical Center
Lebanon
Council Member: Medical Oncologist
Gouri Shankar Bhattacharyya
Specialty: Medical Oncology
Salt Lake City Medical Centre, West Bengal
India
Rosalind Glasspool
Specialty: Medical Oncology
Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
United Kingdom
Fernando Maluf
Specialty: Medical Oncology
Chair of the Oncology Department of Beneficiencia Portuguesa and Albert Einstein Hospital in São Paulo and Santa Lucia Hospital in Brasilia
Brazil