Election of the Executive Council
Executive Officers and Councillors are elected for one year commemcing at the AGM, after which time they are eligible for re-election.
Any paid-up voting member of the Society resident in the UK is eligible for nomination as an Executive Officer, provided that they have reached the age of eighteen years and have been a member of the Society for at least twelve months.
A nomination must be proposed and seconded by eligible members of the Society (as defined in Rule 21) and must contain the nominated member's agreement to accept nomination. The nominations must be received by the Secretary by the 31st of December of the year prior to the AGM.
If more than one nomination is made for any vacancy a postal ballot shall be taken in accordance with Appendix B, in which case each candidate will be required to provide a statement of approximately 150 words supporting his nomination.
Composition of the Executive Council
The Executive Officers:PresidentVice PresidentSecretaryTreasurer
plus up to three Councillors nominated by the membership.
A PG Councillor is elected at the Publishing Group AGM.
The Branch organising the the Convention is also invited to send a representative.