The World Psychiatric Association

Nominations for Executive Committee and Zonal Representatives

Vacant positions

The WPA is now accepting applications from individuals wishing to stand for election to their Executive Committee, as well as for the 18 Zonal Representatives that will make up the WPA Board for the 2020-2023 triennium. 

The positions open for election are:

o  WPA Executive Committee
•      President-Elect
•      Secretary General
•      Secretary for Finances
•      Secretary for Scientific Meetings 

o  Zonal Representatives (WPA Board)
•      One representative for each of the 18 WPA Zones

As the UK Member of the World Psychiatric Association, the RCPsych is able to nominate candidates for the available posts on the executive committee and the Zone 6 (Western Europe) representative. 

How to stand

Any individuals wishing to seek RCPsych support for their nomination should send the following to Richa Sharma by email by 24 January 2020:

A brief CV
A statement outlining how he/she fulfills the requirements of the post
An outline of his/her work intentions
Signed nomination form (2020 WPA Nomination Form - see the link below)

The RCPsych Nominations Committee will select the RCPsych nominees for each available post and will sign nomination form for the successful applicants to be submitted to WPA.

Further information regarding the elections, including Position Descriptions and the Nomination Form, can be found on the WPA website. 

Password: 2020_Elections
Please note that the password is case sensitive.