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RCVS Council Nominations 2017

If you are considering standing for election to RCVS Council in 2017, you will need to read the following information carefully and download the relevant documents, including the formal election notice, and then complete and sign the necessary forms before posting them back to us.

Each of the documents described below can be downloaded from the 'Related documents' box.

 

Guidance notes

The guidance notes explain the Election Scheme, timetable for nominations and voting period, what documentation is required, guidance about your Candidate Statement and rules about canvassing.

 

Nomination form

The nomination form requires your name, Register address and signature, together with those of your two nominators, and the date.

 

Candidate information form

The candidate information form needs to contain all the information that we will publish about you for the electorate to read. This includes your full name and contact details, a short biography (no more than 200 words) and a candidate statement (no more than 300 words).

 

Election notice

In accordance with the provisions of the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966, and the RCVS Council Election Scheme 1967 (as amended 2006), there will be an election for six RCVS membersŸ to serve on RCVS Council for a period of four years from the Annual General Meeting in July 2017.

The current members of Council who will retire at the Annual General Meeting in 2017 and are eligible for re-election are:

 

Dr J V Davies BVetMed PhD DVR DipECVS

DipECVDI MRCVS

Davies Veterinary Specialists

Manor Farm Business Park

Higham Gobion

Hertfordshire

SG5 3HR

Dr C J Gray MA MBA VetMB MRCVS

Veterinary Medical Centre

Michigan State University

East Lansing

Michigan 48823

United States of America

Mr P C Jinman OBE BVetMed ARAgS MRCVS

Springbank

Ewyas Harold

Hereford

Herefordshire

HR2 0JD

Dr C W Tufnell BSc(Hons) BVMS MRCVS

Coach House Vets

Foxhold House

Crookham Common

Thatcham

Berkshire 

RG19 8EL

Dr B P Viner BVetMed MSc(VetGP) DProf MRCVS

Waterlane House

Sandy Lane

Northwood

Middlesex 

HA6 3HA

Dr T H Witte BVetMed DipACVS DipECVS PhD MRCVS

Clinical Science and Services

Royal Veterinary College

Hawkeshead Lane

North Mymms

Hatfield

Hertfordshire 

AL9 7TA

 

Nominations must be submitted in writing on the prescribed form to the Registrar, duly completed on or before 5pm on 31 January 2017, along with an accompanying candidate biography (no longer than 200 words) and statement (no longer than 300 words) and photographs.

The nominations form and details about the form and content of statements from candidates are available from the Registrar.

Voting papers will subsequently be distributed to all Members*Ÿ of the College week commencing Monday, 13 March 2017.

Each nomination form must bear the signatures and registered addresses of two proposers.

No proposerŸ may nominate more than one candidate or be a member of RCVS Council.

 

Ÿ*‘Members’ and ‘proposers’ must be members of the RCVS resident outside the Republic of Ireland (unless he/she has retained his/her right to vote in Council elections in accordance with the Veterinary Surgeons (Agreement with the Republic of Ireland) Order 1988).

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