Special Interest Group (SIG) elections

Nominations for Special Interest Group roles open at noon on 16 December and close at noon on 3 February 2022.

You can see the full list of vacancies below along with FAQs about Special Interest Group elections.

Vacancies

Vacancies

Chair

The term of office for this post is four years. Please read the job description for the role and ensure you're able to fulfil the key responsibilities before agreeing to stand.

Find out more about the work of the History of Psychiatry SIG.

See the current list of committee members.

Vacancies

Chair

The term of office for this post is four years. Please read the job description for the role and ensure you're able to fulfil the key responsibilities before agreeing to stand.

Find out more about the work of the Occupational Psychiatry SIG.

See the current list of committee members.

Special Interest Group elections FAQs

Members and Specialist Associates who are members of the Special Interest Group can stand for election.

The timetable for 2022 elections is as follows:

16 December 2021 - noonNominations open
3 February 2022 - noonClosing date for submission of nominations
23 March 2022Voting opens
20 April 20222Voting closes
21 April 2022Results of elections declared
TBC June/July 2022Terms of office begin at AGM

Information you'll need to provide

  • The names, email addresses and membership numbers of your proposer and seconder, they must be Members or Specialist Associates.
  • A supporting statement of 500 words.
  • You'll also be asked to confirm your good standing with your country's medical council and with regard to College membership fees.

Submitting your nomination

Nominations must be submitted through the Civica Election Services nomination platform.

You can save your nomination and return to it at a later date. If you forget to complete we'll send you a reminder when the deadline is approaching.

Once you've finished your nomination you can submit it and within 24 hours you'll receive email confirmation of your submission.

Please read our canvassing code which sets out the rules on canvassing during elections.

Further questions

If you have a question about an executive committee job role, such as term of office, frequency of meetings etc., please contact the SIG administrator.

For any other questions about elections that have not been answered here, please contact the elections team on elections@rcpsych.ac.uk.

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