Special Interest Group (SIG) elections

Nominations for some Special Interest Group roles have been extended and will close at noon on 10 February 2023.

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

Vacancies

Vacancies

  • Financial Officer

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 Digital Psychiatry SIG.

See the current list of committee members.

Vacancies

  • Financial Officer

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 Philosophy SIG.

See the current list of committee members.

Vacancies

  • Financial Officer

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 Rainbow SIG.

See the current list of committee members.

Vacancies

  • Chair
  • Financial Officer

The term of office for these posts is four years. Please read the job description for the role (Chair or Financial Officer) and ensure you're able to fulfil the key responsibilities before agreeing to stand.

Find out more about the work of the Women and Mental Health 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 2023 elections is as follows:

Date 
2 December 2022 (noon)Nominations open
27 January 2023 (noon)Closing date for submission of nominations
10 February 2023 (noon)Extended closing date for unfilled positions
22 March 2023Voting opens
19 April 2023Voting closes
20 April 2023Results of elections declared
TBC July 2023Terms 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 appropriate word length. The word limit is 500 words for Chair and 200 words for Financial Officer.
  • 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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