Council representatives usually serve for a term of 3 years and elections for any vacant posts are held at the Annual Charity Meeting, which takes place each year at the Society's Annual Summer Meeting.
The Council of the Society, which meets twice yearly comprises of the Honorary Officers, Secretaries of the Scottish Regional Section and the Irish Regional Section as well as nine elected members, including a Student Representative.
Enquiries from members who are interested in being elected to Council are welcomed all year round and can be directed to the Society's office.
The current membership of council is as follows:
The Honorary Officers
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Honorary Section Secretaries
- Irish Section
Dr Eileen Gibney, University College Dublin
- Scottish Section
Dr Frank Thies, University of Aberdeen
Members of Council
Member - Public Health
Dr Margo Barker, University of Sheffield
Dr Kathryn Hart, University of Surrey
Dr Nigel Hoggard, Rowett Institute
Student Member of Council
Stacey Lockyer, University of Reading
Member - Policy
Mr Jamie Blackshaw, Department of Health
Member - Medical
Professor Alastair Forbes, University College London Hospitals
Member - Industry
Professor Nino Binns, NB Consulting
Member - Animal Nutrition
Dr David Gardner, University of Nottingham
Member - Academic
Dr Gunter Kuhnle, University of Reading
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