12 May 2016
SCI is currently going through an exciting period of strategic review, from which it will emerge with a renewed sense of purpose, as a multi-disciplinary society, serving diverse, yet interlinked, scientific sectors in the modern chemical industry.
Our strategy is to re-establish and extend our connections with industry, focusing on innovation and building an organisation which is better able to provide real value to new and existing members at all stages of their careers.
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 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.
- Board of Trustees: 6 Ordinary Trustees,
- Finance and Investment Advisory Committee (FIAC): Chair and 4 Ordinary Members,
- Membership Affairs Committee (MAC): 6 Ordinary Members,
- Publications Advisory Committee (PAC): 8 Ordinary Members.
Nominations are now open and will close at midnight on Monday 30th May. Please complete the Nomination Form and send it with a photograph of yourself to AGM2016@soci.org before this deadline. Please read the accompanying Election Guidlines and Nomination Procedures which are accesible via the links below. If you are interested in becoming a Trustee, please also read the Role of the SCI Board of Trustees document linked to below.
Across all of the Standing Committee vacancies, it is expected that candidates will have experience of, or expertise relevant to the position for which they are standing. Some of these roles will be ideal for members with experience as a Group Officer and Members interested in joining the governance structure as part of their personal or professional development are also encouraged to apply.
Getting involved provides the opportunity to acquire experience of charity governance and to create relationships with peers from a wide range of backgrounds while working towards common goals.*Please note that e-members are not eligible to stand for elected posts.