All members of the CST Pediatric Group Executive are elected directly by the membership. The principal role of the Executive is to set the strategic direction for the CST Pediatric Group. The Executive organizes an annual CST Pediatric Group dinner and educational meeting. They also administer awards for best abstracts submitted by pediatric transplant trainees to the CST annual meeting and they administer bursaries for allied health personnel wishing to attend the annual CST meeting. The Executive conducts the business of the group and is responsible for the fiscal health of the group. The Executive is accountable to the pediatric membership and seeks the input of membership on diverse issues such as public policy, major strategic initiatives, and nominations to committees as CST pediatric group representatives.