Fellowship Board Election 2019

This year an election will be held from within the Fellowship for 3 key positions:

  • Fellowship Chair
  • 2 Projects and Engagement Board Members

 

Fellowship Chair

We are looking for an inspirational and energetic individual who can lead the further development of the RCVS Fellowship.

In addition to attending and presiding over Fellowship meetings, the Chair will take the lead in consolidating the Fellowship’s position as the learned society of the RCVS. They will do this by working alongside other Fellowship Board members to determine the ongoing strategy and objectives of the Fellowship and ensuring it makes progress towards achieving these agreed goals.

Download the full role description

 

Projects and Engagement Board Members

We are looking for 2 individuals who, under the lead of the Chair, can further shape the development of the RCVS Fellowship by overseeing and guiding the activities and work streams that contribute to the delivery of the Fellowship’s wider objectives and outreach activities.

These roles will contribute to consolidating the Fellowship’s position as the learned society of the RCVS. They will do this by working alongside other Fellowship Board members to determine the ongoing strategy and objectives of the Fellowship and ensuring it makes progress towards achieving these agreed goals.

Download the full role description

 

How do I put myself forward for consideration?

All Fellows will be eligible to put themselves forward as a candidate and vote in this election – including Honorary Fellows and those who have been admitted this year and will be eligible to receive their Fellowship at Fellowship Day (20 September 2019).

Those considering standing for election first need to secure nominations from two Fellows of the RCVS.

There is then paperwork for you to fill out and sign, and paperwork for your nominees and you to sign:

  • You will need to fill out a short candidate information form, including your personal details, a short biography and a personal statement.
  • Your nominators will need to complete a nomination form, including their details and a signed statement that they agree to nominate you.

Download the Nomination Form

Download the Candidate Information Form

The paperwork needs to be submitted to the RCVS by 5pm on Friday, 26 July 2019 by email to fellowship@rcvs.org.uk. We may contact nominators directly to confirm their proposing or seconding of the candidate for election.

 

Considering being an election candidate?

Please take the time to read our Guidance Notes, which have further information on the election process.

 

Looking for more information?

Please read our FAQs page for any of our frequently asked questions.

Further to this, if you have any specific questions please contact fellowship@rcvs.org.uk

Please note that an election for the Vice-Chair position will be held in 2020 – watch this space.

 

Want to know more about the Fellowship Board?

You can find out more about our Members, Secretary and Terms of Reference.

 

Why is the Fellowship Board being expanded?

You can find out more about the decision to expand the Fellowship Board.