Ann L. Elderkin, P.A., ASBMR’s Executive Director since 2006, has notified the ASBMR Council of her decision to retire near the end of 2019. The Council, Headquarters staff, membership and all beneficiaries of ASBMR’s programming and services will dearly miss the passion, leadership skills, and knowledge Ann brought to the organization. The society has flourished under her leadership and stewardship. “Ann has been an outstanding leader, collaborator, deep thinker, and friend of everyone engaged in the ASBMR mission. She’ll be dearly missed, but all of us respect Ann’s excitement for the opportunity to pursue her many other life interests in retirement,” said ASBMR President, Bart L. Clarke, M.D.
The ASBMR Executive Committee and Council have formed an Executive Director Task Force to work alongside our Headquarters management partner in the search and ultimate appointment of Ms. Elderkin’s successor. A thorough process has been established, and persons interested in the position are invited to submit their CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
“It has been a great honor to serve as ASBMR’s Executive Director, working with ASBMR members, staff and stakeholders to address the challenges and opportunities in our field to advance bone, mineral and musculoskeletal science worldwide,” said Ann L. Elderkin, P.A. “We have achieved significant gains in translating basic and clinical research to improve the recognition, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and rare bone diseases. ASBMR is in a strong position with engaged and outstanding staff and leadership and I have great confidence in its future.”