!!NOTICE OF A CALL FOR NOMINATIONS for a vacancy on the Council of the Academia Europaea

__Academia Europaea AGM 2016, Cardiff 27 June (11:00am – 13:00)__
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In accordance with the regulations of the Academia Europaea: notice is hereby given of a call for nominations to all Ordinary members. There is one vacancy for an Independent member of Council, to be elected at the AGM on 27 June 2016 and for a term of three years, in the first instance.
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__This call will close 30 April 2016.__
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In the event of their being more than one eligible candidate: a vote will take place by members present at the AGM. Postal and proxy voting options are not available for elections to Council.
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__NOTE:__ The Council is an advisory body to the Board of Trustees composed of all Section Chairs and three Independent elected members. Council has devolved responsibility for the election of new members; award of the Erasmus Medal and other strategic issues assigned by the Trustees. Council meets formally once per year. The Independent members have an important role as independent voices on Council.
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*Eligibility: the call is open to all Ordinary members
*Any interested members should email their candidacy to the Executive Secretary by __midnight (GMT) on 30 April__.
*Self-nomination is acceptable.
*The email should provide the following:\\Full name, AE Section, email address and weblink to a personal biography. The email should also contain a brief statement (paragraph) explaining why they should be elected. These statements will be published to members in advance of the AGM.
David Coates\\
Executive Secretary\\
4 April 2016
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*Download the [document|Call_for_nominations_to_Council_(AGM 2016).pdf] (pdf)
*Download the [document|Call_for_nominations_to_Council_(AGM 2016).docx](MSWord)