Structure and Governance

Learn about the leadership and processes that guide the Society.

Strategic Plan

The Heart Rhythm Society Strategic Plan provides guidance on the Society's programs, products and services for the next three to five years (implemented Spring 2014).

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the ultimate governing authority of the Society.

Past Presidents of the Heart Rhythm Society

The Heart Rhythm Society, established in 1979 (originally named the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology, or NASPE) has been led by some of the most accomplished and distinguished cardiac pacing and electrophysiology professionals.

Governance Structure

Download this information sheet to see what our structure looks like.

Bylaws of the Heart Rhythm Society

Amended as of January 2020

Committee Charges

Learn about the Heart Rhythm Society's various committees, their roles, and structure.

Decision-Making Authority

Download the Decision-Making Authority to learn who makes the decisions that run the Society.

Succession Planning

Learn about the Heart Rhythm Society's Succession Planning.

Leadership Job Descriptions

Learn about the different leadership positions within the Heart Rhythm Society.

Leadership Series

The HRS Leadership Series is a newsletter for leaders at the Heart Rhythm Society to communicate and keep HRS members informed of the most current, relevant industry and organizational updates.

Board Service Agreement

Trustees of the the Heart Rhythm Society are required to complete the following Board Service Agreement.

Diversity Equity Inclusion

HRS stakeholders share a common passion for accomplishing our mission to end death and suffering from heart rhythm disorders. We believe our diverse backgrounds, experiences and interests are assets in reaching that goal, and we are committed to providing an inclusive environment in all our activities, where everyone feels valued, respected, and welcome.