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Every year, members have the chance to elect their Board of Directors and Member Engagement Committee representatives. You can even stand for election yourself, if you’d like to. Members all have the opportunity to vote on key matters about your Society at the AGM and Half Yearly meetings.

 

Society Elections

What are the Society Elections?

The society elections are your chance to have your say! Every year, members have the chance to elect their Board of Directors and Member Engagement Committee representatives. You can even stand for election yourself, if you’d like to.

 

Your AGM & Half-Yearly Meetings

Each year we hold your annual general meeting and half-yearly meetings. These meetings not only provide an update on our performance, activities and campaigns but also give you the opportunity to have your say and vote on key decisions that will help shape the future of our Society.

Society Election 2020

The Society election 2020 is well underway with voting now open. Make sure you have your say on who you want to lead your Society. Voting will close at 5:00pm on 2 October.

You can also find posters displayed in our stores and branches.

To find more information, click here.

You should also know that four members put themselves forward for the four positions on our Member Engagement Committee. They will join the Committee in the autumn without the need for an election.

The results will be formally announced at the Society’s Half Year Meetings on 6 and 13 October.

 

2019 Election Results

The Society’s Elections 2019 closed on 26 September at 5pm. The election results were announced at the Society's Half Year Meetings, held between 8-17 October.

The last three election results can be viewed by clicking on the following links:

The co-operative ideal is based on members having the chance to vote so that everyone will feel heard, valued and appreciated. The Society elections are a way of putting this into action; as a co-operative, we are committed to giving our members the power to make decisions – big and small.

If you’d like to stand for election, click here to find out everything you need to know. You’ll find a summary of the role of a director within the Society and the qualification criteria you need to meet.

You can also find out about joining our Member Engagement Committee by clicking here.

Find out about our other Committees

There are several committees that answer to the board, you can find out more by clicking here.