A reminder that a number of positions on the BSLS Executive Committee will be up for renewal in April: Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, Membership Secretary, Book Reviews Editor and Member at Large. (The role of Secretary is additionally now open to nominations.) The present Membership Secretary, Book Reviews Editor and Member at Large are seeking to continue in their roles, but all roles are open to nominations.
Any member of BSLS is eligible for these posts and can propose themselves or someone else. Each proposed candidate will also need two nominations from members of BSLS, and these proposals and nominations should be sent to the Chair Greg Lynall (firstname.lastname@example.org
) and the Secretary Rachel Crossland (email@example.com
). Expressions of interest and proposals should be received by Tuesday 6th April at the very latest. The sections of the Constitution relevant to this process are appended below.
Rachel Crossland, Secretary
10 March 2021
[FROM THE CONSTITUTION]
4.5 The membership of the Executive Committee shall be determined by elections held at the annual general meeting of the society. Members wishing to stand for election should be nominated by two members of the society before the start of the AGM. Where there is more than one candidate for any post, election shall be held by a ballot on the basis of a single transferable vote.
4.6 Members of the Executive Committee shall serve three-year terms of office