The Governing Body

The governing body of SLICC is the Board of Directors, which consists off:

  1. The Chair (Sue Manzi)
  2. Vice-Chair (Paul Fortin)
  3. Treasurer (Cynthia Aranow)
  4. Immediate Past-Chair (Ann Clarke)
  5. Chairs of the following committees:

The Executive Committee has the authority to exercise the powers of the Board, during intervals between meetings and is composed of the Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, and Immediate Past-Chair. The term of the Chair and Vice-Chair shall be two years, while the Treasurer shall be three years; all can be re-elected for an additional term.

SLICC has two annual meetings, one to coincide with the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology and a second in the spring at a location determined by the Board.


Chairs: Past and Present

1991 – 1998: Dr. Dafna Gladman

1998 – 2004: Dr. David Isenberg

2004 – 2008: Dr. Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman

2008 – 2012: Dr. John Hanly

2012 – 2016: Dr. Ian Bruce

2016 – 2020: Dr. Ann Clarke

2020 – 2024: Dr. Sue Manzi

Meet Us

Our Members

SLICC is an international research organization with 54 members who, collectively, represent 43 academic medical centres across 16 countries and 5 continents.