Vacancies for BSG Council and Section Committees

There will be a number of vacancies on BSG Council and Section Committees from June 2018. We are inviting nominations for the positions below and encourage members to consider standing for election or nominating a colleague.

If you would like to stand you will need to be nominated by another member of the Society - relevant forms with full details may be downloaded below.

Key points: 

  • Nomination forms must be returned by 15th May.
  • Nominees must provide a personal statement and photo.
  • Candidates must be a member of the Section for which they wish to stand.
  • Members may only vote in Sections of which they are a member. All Section changes must be made before 17th May.
  • This year, there will be voting booths provided at BSG 2018 in Liverpool to allow members to cast their vote in person. Please have your Unique Voting Code (UVC) with you, there will be tablets on the BSG main stand and satellite stands linked to the voting website. The results will then be presented at the AGM.
  • Members in first 5 years of a consultant post are strongly recommended to apply!
  • Voting will take place from 18th May until 7th June
  • Voting for the IBD Section Election will end on 31st May.

One vacancy will arise on BSG Council from June 2018

Please note that those who have been members of the Society in good standing for at least one year are permitted to vote in elections to Council and are eligible to nominate Council members and have the right to be elected. Senior, International and Honorary members may not stand for election but may vote. Associate members below band 5 and Taster members cannot stand or vote. A job description for this role may be downloaded here.


The following vacancies will arise on BSG Section Committees from June 2018:

 Adolescent & Young Persons  4             
 BSG Endoscopy  4
 Colorectal  1
 Gastroduodenal  1
 Inflammatory Bowel Disease  6
 Liver  3
 Neurogastroenterology & Motility  4
 Oesophageal  3
 Pancreas  3
 Pathology  2
 Small Bowel & Nutrition  4

 

Please note only Full members of each Clinical Section will be eligible to stand and vote in the final ballot. Changing Section membership is not allowed once elections are underway. Now is your last chance to sign up for the Sections in which you wish to either stand or vote as the Election UVCs will be sent out via Section membership. The voting codes will be generated according to Section Membership as of 17th May so please make sure you have made your Section changes by this date.

If you are nominating someone for a position on a Section Committee please ask your nominee for a short statement setting out why members should vote for them (250 words approx.) as well as a photo to be displayed alongside their statement. Candidates who do not send in their personal statement by the end of the nomination period will not be eligible to stand in the election. The forms should be emailed to Mr Christopher O'Shea (christopher.oshea@bsg.org.uk). This information will appear in the online voting system.  

In order to be nominated you MUST have already joined the relevant Clinical Section as a member. Only members of each Clinical Section will be eligible to vote in the final ballot - changing Section membership is not allowed once elections are underway. If you have not already done this, please do so by logging in to the BSG website and entering the Sections to which you want to belong (Maximum 3).

All forms and photographs must be submitted by TUESDAY 17:00 15th May 2018

Please return the completed forms to the BSG Office, 3 St Andrews Place, London, NW1 4LB or by e-mail to Mr Christopher O'Shea NO LATER THAN TUESDAY 17:00 15th May 2018.
Elections will take place between 18th May and 7th June 2018
Fax no: 020 7487 3734
Email: christopher.oshea@bsg.org.uk


Monday, 30 April 2018

BSG Council Election

1 position available

Friday, 27 April 2018

Adolescent & Young Persons Committee Election

4 positions available

Thursday, 26 April 2018

BSG Endoscopy Committee Section Election

4 positions available

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Colorectal Section Committee Election

1 position available

Monday, 23 April 2018

Gastroduodenal Section Committee Election

1 position available

Sunday, 22 April 2018

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Committee Election

6 positions available

Saturday, 21 April 2018

Liver Section Committee Election

3 positions available

Friday, 20 April 2018

Neurogastroenterology & Motility Section Committee Election

4 positions available

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Oesophageal Section Committee Election

3 positions available

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Pancreas Section Committee Election

3 positions available

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Pathology Section Committee Election

2 positions available

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Small Bowel & Nutrition Section Committee Election

4 positions available

 

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