BCS Election 2021

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Thank you to all those members who put their names forward for consideration in the recent call for nominations for posts on the Executive, Council and Committees of the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS).

This year there were a total of:

2 Executive posts: Vice President Elect Clinical Standards and Vice President Elect Training
2 posts for Council (Non-surgical centre reps)
7 elected posts available across our various committees

Three of these posts were uncontested and as a result, the posts are elected unopposed.

They are:

Vice President (Elect) Clinical Standards
Vice President (Elect) Training
Elected member of the Finance Committee

We are delighted to confirm the candidates for these positions as:

Neil Swanson – VP Elect – Clinical Standards
Mark Westwood – VP Elect – Training
Nikhil Patel – Finance Committee

The personal statements put forward with their respective nominations can be read on the elections page of the website.

No Declarations of Interest were put forward.

Election Voting & Results

The elections for which more than one candidate applied have now gone to ballot. All members who qualify to vote in the BCS elections have been notified by email from Civica, (formerly the Electoral Reform Services) with details of how to vote.

Voting closes at 12:00 hours (midday) on Wednesday 12 May 2021.

Results will be communicated on the elections page of the website soon after and all appointments will be formally ratified at the AGM on Thursday 10 June at 5pm.

The BCS would like to extend our thanks to those whose elected term of office is due to end on the 10 June 2021 (following the AGM) for their significant contribution to the work of the BCS and its committees over the last 3 years.