History

The EONS was founded in 1984 as “the Fellowship of European Oncology Nursing Societies”. The founding chairperson was Mrs. Rosette Poletti.

EONS originally had its headquarters at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. The EONS Secretariat was relocated to Brussels in 1997.

EONS Presidents

Rosette PolettiRosette Poletti
President from 1984-1985







Robert TiffanyRobert Tiffany
President from 1985-1987







Elisabeth HolterElisabeth Holter
President from 1988-1990







Hansruedi StollHansruedi Stoll
President from 1991-1993







Kathy RedmondKathy Redmond
President from 1994-1997







Nora KearneyNora Kearney
President from 1997-1999







Agnes GlausAgnes Glaus
President from 1999-2001







Giel VaessenGiel Vaessen
President from 2001-2003







Jan FoubertJan Foubert
President from 2003-2005







Yvonne WengströmYvonne Wengström
President from 2005-2007







Sara FaithfullSara Faithfull
President from 2007-2009







Sultan KavSultan Kav
President from 2009-2011







Birgitte GrubeBirgitte Grube
President from 2011-2013







Erik van MuilekomErik van Muilekom
President from 2013-2015






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