Nominations for ACPGBI President-in-Waiting for the period 2019-2021

Posted 18 March 2019 in

Nominations are invited for President -in-Waiting for the period 2019-2020.
(to serve as President-Elect from 2020-2021 and President from 2021-2022)
Deadline for applications: 5 pm on Tuesday, 23rd April 2019

President-in-Waiting  job description

The proposer should be on Council, but any ordinary member can be a seconder. All Ordinary Members will be eligible for election as President but will normally have had experience of serving on Council.

ACPGBI Council Members

Nominations must be on a nomination form and accompanied with a personal statement detailing why you feel you would be able to fulfil this role (approximately 500 words).

The President-in-Waiting will then be elected by those members on Council with voting rights. In the event of two candidates achieving equal votes, the final recommendation will be made by the current President, President-Elect, President-in-Waiting, Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer.


Applicants must submit a completed nomination  form and a one page statement (maximum of 1 page of A4)  explaining their suitability for election to this post.

Download a nomination form

Deadline for applications:  5 pm on Tuesday, 23rd April 2019

The nomination form and one page statement must be emailed to [email protected].


  • Do not include your date of birth, personal address, email addresses or mobile telephone number.
  • The statement of the elected member will be retained in electronic format by the ACPGBI Secretariat until the elected member has completed their term of office.
  • The statements of non-elected members will be retained in electronic format by the ACPGBI Secretariat until 1/7/2019.

Charles Maxwell-Armstrong, Honorary Secretary
Association of Coloproctology of GB & Ireland
@ The Royal College of Surgeons of England
35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3PE