Special Interest Group (SIG) elections

Find out the results of recent elections for Special Interest Groups which closed earlier this year, including which elections are going to ballot.

Voting for elections going to ballot opens on 13 March and closes at midday on 10 April.

Special Interest Group election results

Elected without ballot

Chair

Dr Richard Church

Elected without ballot

Chair

Dr Alan Baban

Financial Officer

Dr Christos Sideras

Elected without ballot

Financial Officer

Dr Charlotte Deasy

Election going to ballot

Chair

Candidates standing for election:

  • Dr Iain Grant
  • Dr Nyembezi Faith Ndebele

Elected without ballot

Chair

Dr Riadh Abed

Financial Officer

Dr Annie Swanepoel

Elected without ballot

Financial Officer

Dr Thomas Stephenson

Elected without ballot

Chair

Dr Jessica Eccles

Elected without ballot

Financial Officer

Dr Peter McAllister

Elected without ballot

Financial Officer

Dr Christos Sideras

Elected without ballot

Chair

Dr Lucy Grimwade

Elected without ballot

Chair

Dr Carolyn Nahman

Election going to ballot

Financial Officer

Candidates standing for election:

  • Dr Mudasir Nazir
  • Dr David Prossor

Elected without ballot

Financial Officer

Dr Musa Basser Sami

Special Interest Group elections FAQs

The timetable for 2024 elections is as follows:

1 December 2023 (noon)Nominations open
26 January 2024 (noon)Closing date for submission of nominations
9 February 2024 (noon)Extended closing date for unfilled positions
13 March 2024Voting opens
10 April 2024Voting closes
11 April 2024Results of elections declared
TBC June 2024Terms of office begin at AGM

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

Members, Fellows and Specialist Associates who are members of the Special Interest Group are eligible to vote in Special Interest Group elections.

If you're eligible to vote (please check eligibility section above), you'll automatically be included in the electorate.

The email address that you have registered with us as your default will be given to Civica Election Services, who'll send you an email with a link to the voting site.

Each link is unique so can’t be shared with others and the voting site can’t be found through a search engine. If you're having issues with your ballot email or you're eligible but haven't received the email, please contact elections@rcpsych.ac.uk.

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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