20th October 2019

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy is seeking nominations for 2 Ordinary Members of Council to serve 16 March 2020 – March 2021. The current post holders have indicated they wish to stand for a 2nd and final term of office and will stand against other nominated candidates.

Officers of the Society:
President to serve:

Vice President(President-elect) 2020-2021
President 2021-2024
Vice President (Past President) 2024-2026

Ordinary Members of Council
All to serve March 2020 – March 2023
Nominations invited.  Election by Ordinary and Honorary Members of BSAC

Nomination process

Nominees must have been Members of the Society for two years. Self-nomination is permitted and encouraged. Such nominations will be considered and then formally proposed and seconded by Members of Council and/or eligible Members of the Society. Ordinary Members will serve a fixed 3-year term of office, and will not be eligible for re-election until a lapse of one year. Elected Members of Council serve as Trustees and Directors of BSAC.

Where more nominations are received than positions available, Ordinary Members of Council are elected by a postal ballot of Ordinary and Honorary Members that is administered via the Electoral Reform Ballot Services and is overseen by the General Secretary.  The position of President, as for all Officers of the Society will be elected by closed ballot of BSAC Council.

The names of successful candidates will be announced at the BSAC Annual General Meeting on 16 March 2016.

The Society encourages applications from across all areas of Membership, in particular:

  • Trainees across all disciplines
  • Individuals with expertise/interest in European affairs
  • Pharmacists
  • Scientists and laboratory staff
  • Infection control specialists
  • Nursing professionals
  • Academics

Council has put forward nominations for the post of Officer for Stewardship and Surveillance.  Ideally candidates wishing to stand for election to the post should have been involved in Society activities at some level and have an understanding of BSAC and its strategic aims and direction.

Copies of job descriptions and nominations forms can be obtained from the CEO, Tracey Guise

The deadline for completion and return is: Friday 24 January 2020.

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