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Council positions for election

Council positions for election

Positions on Council are nominated and elected by the Fellowship and bring with them the responsibilities of a Trustee of the Society. Elections take place in June at the Society’s Annual General Meeting.

Nomination process

Nominees should:

  • Indicate the position for which they are standing. Candidates are only able to stand for one position
  • Provide their Fellowship number
  • Provide a maximum 150 word summary note that will accompany the ballot papers; 75 words to be given over to biographical details, and up to a further 75 words can be used to demonstrate how you meet the skills and expertise the Council feels would be most helpful for that position. If the word length exceeds this, only the first 150 words will be included. One link to a website may be added if desired
  • Include the names of 5 proposing Fellows
  • Download, complete and submit the trustee eligibility form available here

Proposing Fellows should send separately the following information to the Director:

  • Their own Fellowship number
  • The name of the Fellow they are nominating and for which position on the Council
  • A brief summary of why the candidate is considered suitable by them, for the chosen position, including how they meet the skills and expertise gaps most helpful to fill
    Proposers may only support one candidate for any single position.

All nominations should be sent to the Director, preferably via email: director@rgs.org

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