Elections and Voting

The Nutrition Society Trustees and Council

2019 Election results due at the Annual Charity Meeting on 9th September 2019.  

The Irish Section

It is normally around this time of the year that the Nutrition Society and the Irish Section contact you about the upcoming elections for the Irish Section committee.  However, this year things are slightly different, due to the fact that there is no Irish Section meeting because of FENS 2019.  Instead, the ASM will be held at FENS 2019 on Wednesday 16 October 2019.  The timetable for the elections is therefore amended as follows.It is normally around this time of the year that the Nutrition Society and the Irish Section contact you about the upcoming elections for the Irish Section committee.  However, this year things are slightly different, due to the fact that there is no Irish Section meeting because of FENS 2019.  Instead, the ASM will be held at FENS 2019 on Wednesday 16 October 2019.  The timetable for the elections is therefore amended as follows.

Timetable for Irish Section Elections 2019      

Publication of Notice of Election - Monday, 19 August 2019

Deadline for Receipt of Nominations - Monday, 9 September 2019

Notice of Poll / Issue of Ballot Packs - Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Close of Poll – 5pm Monday, 14 October 2019

Declaration of Result at the AGM - Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Positions available

For 2019, we are seeking nominations for the Irish Section Committee.  Details of the Irish Section’s Committee nominations are shown in brackets:

  • Irish Section Secretary (Dr Anne Nugent)
  • Irish Section Treasurer (Dr Mary McCann)
  • Irish Section Membership Secretary (Dr Alice Lucey)
  • Ordinary member of the Irish Section Committee -Two posts
  • Irish Section Student representative.

In addition, the Irish Section Committee nominate Professor Mairead Kiely as Irish Section Chair.  In accordance with the Section Rules Associate Professor Clare Corish will serve on the Committee as an ordinary member, for a further year.

All Nutrition Society Irish Section Members are eligible to nominate themselves or fellow members to stand for these positions. You may nominate yourself or a fellow member online where you will be required to provide two supporters, who must be current Society Members; a photograph and a brief ‘manifesto’ detailing what you can bring to the role, for which you are applying. To nominate yourself or another member or for further information please visit the Election Portal.

Nominations close at 5pm on Monday 9 September 2019

 

The Scottish Section

The Scottish Section elections will next take place early in 2020.

 

The Student Section

2019 Election resutls due at the Annual Charity Meeting on 9th September 2019.  

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