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AGM 2019: nominations open

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2 Apr 2019

SCI is continuing to focus on our renewed sense of purpose, 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 between 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.

The following positions are available:

  • 6 Ordinary Members of the Board of Trustees
  • 1 Chair of the Finance and Investments Advisory Committee (FIAC)
  • 6 Ordinary Members of the Finance and Investments Advisory Committee (FIAC)
  • 1 Ordinary Member of the Membership Committee (MC)
  • 1 Ordinary Member of the Publications Committee (PC)
  • 2 Ordinary Members of the Early Career Committee (ECC)

Board of Trustee Nominations

All nominees for Trustees must provide two complete Trustee Sponsor Forms (SCI/WW290) in addition to the Nomination Form (SCI/WW283). 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) or Publications Committee (PC) at the time of the nomination being submitted.

New in 2019!

  • Recognising the importance of these roles you will be required to submit a brief (no more than 2-pages) CV to demonstrate all relevant skills and experience.
  • We are delighted to let you know that this year, we are opening nominations for 2 elected members to join the Early Careers Committee.

Voting Update

Electronic voting is now the default option for voting in the SCI election. The electronic voting system allows you to register your vote online quickly, with all the required documents being available to review as you go through the online voting process.

Postal voting will be limited to those who have previously registered for it. Postal voting will still be available to those who have registered for it following our recent communications.

Nominations are now open and will close at 9:00 am on Monday 13th May. Please complete and return the Nomination Form with your CV and a photograph of yourself to AGM@soci.org before this deadline. Completed Trustee Sponsor Forms must also be received by this date.

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