Call for Nominations for BHRC Executive Biannual Election

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BHRC is now taking nominations for its Executive Committee until 1pm on Sunday 24 November. All current members of BHRC are entitled to stand for membership of the Executive and/or to vote. This election cycle is for a two year term, running from 1st January 2020 until 31st December 2021.

We welcome applications from BHRC members who have not served previously on the Executive Committee, particularly those with experience in international human rights law across different practice areas and regions. For further information on both the nature and workload commitment, please speak to our BHRC Project Coordinator Josie Fathers, or any of our current Executive Committee members.

If you would like to nominate someone, or if you are interested in running for a position on the Executive Committee please submit your nomination to BHRC Project Coordinator Josie Fathers ([email protected]) including a brief statement of no more than 250 words on why you want to serve on the Executive Committee. All nominations must be seconded by another member of BHRC.

If you intend to submit a nomination to stand as Chair, this must be stated expressly on your nomination (and seconded by another member of BHRC). 

If you would like to stand for one of the other Officer Holder positions on the Committee, please indicate this on your nomination. It is not necessary to state the specific post you are interested in (although an indication would be helpful). 

The available Officer Holder positions are:

  • Vice Chair (two positions available)
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Membership Secretary

Other than the Chair, all Office Holders will be elected by the incoming Executive Committee members.

Written notice of the list of candidates will be sent out to all members on Monday 25 November. Voting will close on Sunday 8 December at 1pm.

Election results, including the new Officer Holders, will be announced to members on Monday 16 December.


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