2020 Election for BAP Officers and Council Members
The following vacancies will arise on BAP Council in July:
|President Elect||Professor Kevin Fone will become President.|
|Meetings Secretary||Professor Mitul Mehta will retire from Council, having completed a 4 year term.|
|Council Member||Dr Paul Stokes will retire from Council, having completed a 4 year term.|
|Council Member||Professor Angela Roberts will retire from Council, having completed a 5 year term.|
Nominations are invited from Full, Early Career, Honorary or Retired Full Members for the above posts and should be supported by two Full, Early Career, Honorary or Retired Full Members. Separate emails should be sent to Susan Chandler from the Proposer, Seconder and Nominee, to arrive no later than THURSDAY 21 MAY.
If you are thinking about seeking nomination and would like to talk to a current member of Council about what’s involved, please contact and she will put you in touch with an officer or Council member.
Voting will be online via the website only. The results will be announced at the Annual General Meeting on Monday 20 July in London.
The BAP aims to represent the interests of all psychopharmacologists. Council asks Members to bear this in mind when making nominations for the election, to ensure a balance of expertise. Please refer to the BAP Equality and Diversity Statement
All nominees must provide a mini-biography and statement of intent by the nomination deadline.
Council Members serve a 4-year term
Three each year: March (London, full day), July (Sunday morning in association with the Summer Meeting), October/November (London, full afternoon).
Council Members do not receive payment for anything they do for the BAP. BAP will reimburse standard travel expenses and hotel accommodation if Council members are unable to cover these from an alternative source.
The following procedure will be implemented if necessary:
- In the event of no nomination/s being received by the closing date, the Nominations Sub-Committee should find at least one person to be asked to put their name forward for election
- Council members will be informed if no nominations have been received by the deadline and, if they wish, give names of people whom they consider suitable for the Nominations Sub-Committee to consider
- The Nominations Sub-Committee will comprise the current Past-President, President, President-elect and one of the Secretaries
Current Officers and Council
President: Allan Young
President Elect: Kevin Fone
Past President: Jo Neill
Honorary Treasurer: Michael Browning
Honorary General Secretary: Peter Talbot
Meetings Secretary: Mitul Mehta
Secretary for Clinical External Affairs: Michael Bloomfield
Secretary for Non-Clinical External Affairs: Sarah Bailey
Elected Council Members
POST 2: Dr Tom Freeman
POST 3: Professor Rachel Upthegrove
POST 4: Dr Oliver Robinson
POST 5: Dr Maddy King
POST 6: Dr Anthony Vernon
POST 7: Dr Paul Stokes
POST 8: Professor Angela Roberts