It’s BSGE election time again. The Society launched the election nominations, with Honorary Secretary Kirana Arambage saying:
‘Next year we will elect a new Vice President. During our ASM 2022 in Birmingham / Worcester, Andrew Kent will move up to the role of President of the BSGE and Justin Clark stands down after completing his two years as President. I would like to personally thank Justin for all his significant contributions to improve both clinical and research profile of our Society over the years and especially organising the hugely successful first virtual ASM.’
The BSGE has invited nominations for:
- The position of Vice President who will subsequently become BSGE President.
- Post of Trainee Representative- any junior member of the BSGE wishing to be considered is eligible for nomination.
Kirana thanked Angharad Jones who is standing down as Trainee Representative, saying:
‘Angharad Jones has completed her second term on Council and will stand down having made a valuable and enthusiastic contributions to the Society over the last 4 years. Well done !! Angharad and Mikey have initiated RIGS regional courses and meetings specially over the Covid period and helped a lot of our trainees to maintain their gynaecological surgical skills. Thank you very much.’
Members that want to be considered for either of the positions should complete the appropriate form and return to the BSGE by email to arrive by the deadline of midday on 10th January 2022.
You can download nomination forms from https://www.bsge.org.uk/bsge-elections-2022/
With your nomination form, you should submit a digital photograph and a short statement (maximum of 250 words) about why you are a suitable candidate and what your plans are for the post to firstname.lastname@example.org. These will be displayed on the website and sent by email to all BSGE members.
Online voting will commence on 17th January 2022 and you will be required to log in to the website in order to vote.
Elections close on Monday, 14th February 2022 and the results will be announced at the BSGE AGM 2022 on 28th February 2022.
Kirana closed the announcement, saying:
‘We have over 1700 members in the Society. I encourage you all to take an active part in the elections, either nominating friends and colleagues or standing for a Council position and, of course, voting!‘