A flurry of final day nominations have been received for the Elections for the AMEC Board and International Chapters!

Under the rules which form part of our guiding Memorandum and Articles of the Association, half of the Board resigns each year. There are 8 vacancies representing Full Members, Associate Members, International Research Members and Non-Profit Members. We are also holding

Candidates will serve for two-years commencing 1st January, 2018.

Richard Bagnall, Chairman of AMEC and Global Strategy Consultant for PRIME Research, said AMEC was at an important stage in its history, with the organisation showing strong growth, while adapting to the huge changes in the public relations, communications, media and media intelligence sectors.

Elections are simultaneously being held for the Election of Chapter Chairs and Vice Chairs for each region. Each Chapter has one seat on the AMEC Board for 12 months.

There are vacancies to represent these member categories:

  • Full Member category – 3 vacancies
  • Associate Member – 3 vacancies.
  • International Research Members: – 1 vacancy
  • Not for Profit Members: – 1 vacancy
  • International Chapter Chair: – 4 vacancies for Chapter Chairs and Vice Chairs in Asia Pacific, North America and Latin America.
  • Other Directors will remain as they have a further year to serve of their two-year term.

Timeline

Deadline for receiving nominations and personal statements is end of business Tuesday 28th November.

If more nominations than vacancies are received, a 7 day ballot process will be run. The AMEC Election results will be announced on Thursday 14th December, 2017 and the results ratified by the AMEC International Board and the Annual General Meeting.