Advisory Council Election - Candidate Nomination
The IOM3 Advisory Council advises IOM3 on the development of its strategy and provides a channel for communication between the members and the Institute. The term of office for Advisory Councillors will be four years with, normally, two meetings per year. 15 seats are elected positions representing different membership grades, overseas members, and the regions of the UK. At the outset some electees were allocated a term of only two years so that half of the elected members change every second year, in that way continuity will be maintained. Six positions that were on an initial two-year term are now up for re-election. Incumbents may stand for re-election.
Vacancies are available in the following categories:
- Professional Member (MIMMM)
- Technician Member (TIMMM)
- Student (PG/UG)
- Southwest & Wales
Members nominated for a UK Regional Vacancy may stand in either the region in which they are resident or in the region of the Local Society in which they are active – although this is normally the same.
UK Regional Advisors will be expected, in addition to sitting on the Advisory Council, also to sit on the Local Affairs Committee which assists in coordinating the Local Societies and supporting the UK Local Societies and to act as a focal point for the Local Societies in their area.
Every candidate whose name appears on a ballot paper will need to make a statement to help members voting decide on who to support. This statement must be no more than 150 words describing themselves, their expertise and experience. The statement should be enclosed with the nomination form.
Members wishing to be nominated for one of the vacancies should complete the nomination form They should also obtain the support of one other member of the Institute who can either complete the lower part of the form or write separately to the Institute indicating their support for the nomination by indicating their belief that the candidate is a fit and proper person to be a member of the Advisory Council.
Nominations close on Monday 15 November and online elections (where we have more than one eligible candidate) will run from Monday 22 November to Monday 6 December.