AGM 2024: Nominations are now open

27 March 2024 | SCI HQ

SCI’s continued focus and renewed sense of purpose is as a multi-science and multi-disciplinary society, serving the diverse sectors in the modern chemistry using industry.

Our charitable objective is to work at the interface of science and industry, supporting and promoting innovation and industry for the benefit of society.

To achieve this, SCI needs the support and involvement of its active and dedicated members. If you feel you have relevant experience and a passion for promoting scientific innovation – and if you would be willing to help SCI build its future in the space where science meets business – please do consider standing for election. The Board of Trustees is keen to ensure diversity of representation across gender, race and age.

2024 positions available:

Governance committee places available for nominations this year are as follows:

  • Four (4) Ordinary Members of the Board of Trustees
  • Four (4) Ordinary Members of the Finance and Investments Advisory Committee
  • Six (6) Ordinary Members of the Membership Committee
  • One (1) Ordinary Member of the Publications Committee

In addition, two appointed positions are open for nomination:

  • Appointed position of the Chair of the Board of Trustees
    This is an appointed role. Nominations will be added to a long list for selection and interviews. The successful candidate will be announced at the AGM.
  • Appointed position of the Chair of the Membership Committee
    This is an appointed role. Nominations will be added to a long list for review and selection by the Board of Trustees. The successful candidate will be announced at the AGM.
Board of Trustee Nominations

All nominees for Trustee positions must upload two completed Trustee Sponsor Forms in addition to their Nomination Form. Both sponsors need to be a fully paid up SCI Members in good standing, and one must be currently serving on BoT, FIAC, the Membership Committee (MC), the Publications Committee (PC) or the Careers Committee (CC) at the time of the nomination being submitted. Please note that e-Members are not eligible to stand for elected posts.

Nominations submitted after the deadline cannot be accepted. Please complete the Nomination Form and remember to upload all the relevant documents before this deadline. Completed Trustee Sponsor Forms must also be included in the Nomination Form by this date.

More details and guidance on the nomination procedures can be found here (SCI Nomination Procedures: Guidance Notes 2024). You can start your process here (AGM 2024: Governance Nominations).

Nomination format

Nominations are now accepted by electronic submission only. There is no option to submit forms via post. The electronic nominations system allows you to register your nomination online quickly, with all required documents being available as you go through the process.

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