(Chapter VI, Bylaws)
1. The President shall appoint a Nominating Committee consisting of the three (3) persons who shall have most recently served as President of the Academy, which committee shall report to the International Council at each of its regular meetings, provided, however, that nominations may also be made from the floor.
2. The President shall appoint a Gold Medal Nominating Committee of three (3) persons of senior standing from at least two (2) Divisions of the Academy, which committee shall nominate one (1) or more candidate(s) for the “Gold Medal of the International Academy of Pathology” to be reported for approval by the International Council, to be awarded at each biennial International Congress of the International Academy of Pathology.
3. The President may, upon his/her own initiative, and shall upon authorization of the International Council, create and appoint such committees as are deemed necessary for the operation of the Academy. (please see Appendix for detailed information)