News: Elections for Fabian, Young Fabian and Fabian Women executives

Andrew Harrop

The Fabian Society is proud to be a democratically governed, member-led society. Our executive committee is elected by all members every two years. The next election takes place in September and we warmly welcome new applicants. Elections for the Young Fabian and Fabian Women’s Network committees will take place at the same time.

Call for nominations: closing date for nominations is Friday 14 August 2015.

Nominations are now invited for:

  • 10 executive committee places
  • 3 local Fabian Societies representatives (nominated by societies)
  • Honorary treasurer
  • Scottish convenor
  • Welsh convenor

Election will be by postal ballot and electronic ballot of all full national members and local society members. Nominations should be in writing and individuals can nominate themselves. Local society nominations should be made by local societies. At least two of the 10 national members and one of the three local society members elected must be under the age of 31 at the AGM on 21 November 2015. There will be no more than five places for Westminster parliamentarians. Nominees should submit a statement in support of their nomination, including information about themselves, of not more than 70 words.

If you would like an informal conversation about what is involved, please email general secretary Andrew Harrop.

Nominations should be sent by email to [email protected] Please write the position nominated for in the subject line of the email. The closing date for nominations is Friday 14 August 2015.

Young Fabian and Fabian Women’s Network Elections

Nominations are also open for the annual election to the Young Fabian executive, open to any member under the age of 31. For full details see www.youngfabians.org.uk.

The Fabian Women’s Network is also seeking nominations for its executive committee (for a two year term). For details and information about how to get involved, please visitwww.fabianwomen.org.uk.

Deadline for nominations for both committees is Friday 14 August 2015.

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