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BSIRT Elections 2015

BSIRT Elections 2015


Nominations are invited for positions on the BSIRT Committee, in accordance with Clause 5 of the BSIRT Terms of Reference.

  • Only members of the Trainees section are eligible to stand for election to the Trainees’ Committee.
  • They must be proposed by members of the Trainees’ Section of the BSIR but can be seconded by any member of the BSIR.
  • Nominations shall be approved by the proposer and seconder.
  • The proposer and seconder must have view of candidacy’s manifesto / biographic note before endorsing nomination.
  • If the online voting turn-out is less than 33% of the membership of the Trainee Section, the election will transfer to a ballot at the Trainees' AGM.
  • Election will be by electronic ballot, the winner being the nominee who achieves most votes.
  • In the event of a tie, a further vote will be carried out amongst eligible BSIRT Committee members.
  • Election shall be by electronic ballot except that, if the number of nominees equals the number of places available, the nominees shall be deemed duly elected. Clause 5, BSIRT Terms of Reference. http://www.bsir.org/bsirt/

The Trainee Committee will meet at least once every six months as well as at the annual BSIR meeting.  The Trainee Committee may be convened to meet at other times by the Chairperson.

Appointments will take effect from November 2015.

BSIRT Committee Vice Chair / Members / Representatives on BSIR Subcommittees

Nominations are invited for Vice Chair, four further members of the BSIRT Committee, who will each sit on one of the BSIR Subcommittees, 4 further members consisting of 2 Foundation Year Doctors and 2 Medical Students’ to assist the committee in meeting its objectives.

BSIRT Vice Chairperson

Vice Chair 2014-2015 Dr Sam Byott

The term of office of Vice Chairperson is 2 years in total, one year as Vice Chairperson, becoming the Chairperson in the second year.

Registries and Audit Committee - one position

Chair 2013-2015 Dr Fiona Miller

The Registries and Audit Committee plays an active role maintaining and reporting on BSIR registries, developing and refining datasets as well as overseeing governance issues relating to registry data.

Communications Committee - one position

Chair 2013-2015 Dr Doug Turner

The Communications Committee is responsible for communication with the membership and public via the BSIR website and maintaining good links with membership via the website.

Education Committee – no positions

Chair 2014-2015 Dr Malcolm Johnston

The Education Committee plays an active role in co-authoring and providing advice for relevant College documents, and collaborates in training matters with other special interest groups, at the request of BSIR Council or the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR).

Membership and Rules Committee - one position

Chair 2014-2015 Dr Liz O’Grady

The Membership and Rules Committee is responsible for constitution and membership issues, assisting in developing standards and is also responsible for organising the SpR scholarship essays.

Scientific Programme Committee - one position

Chair 2014-2015 Dr Nigel Hacking

The Scientific Programme Committee is responsible for planning and producing the scientific programme and for delivery of Annual Scientific Meeting.

Safety and Quality Committee – no positions

Chair 2014-2016 Dr Sam Charkeverty

The BSIR Safety and Quality Group are focused on three distinct areas of work; device safety, patient safety and quality improvement through the BSIR QI initiative.

Anyone interested in applying for any of the above posts is strongly encouraged to find out more about what the job entails.  In the first instance please contact arjalvi@gmail.com orcouncil@bsir.org for any further information concerning the post.

Please visit the link at http://www.bsir.org/elections/bsirt-elections-2015-vice-chair/ if you are interested in the post of BSIRT Vice Chair and visit the link at http://www.bsir.org/elections/bsirt-elections-2015-sub-committees/  if you are interested in any of the sub committee posts and complete the nomination form, inserting a short (no more than 100 word) biographic note / manifesto, you will need to login to complete this.


The nomination process will take place from Thursday 23rd April to Friday 29th May, if you are interested in being a nominee please ensure that you e-mail your manifesto / biographic note to your proposer and seconder before they approve your nomination. Manifestos / biographic notes can only be viewed on the website in the voting part of the election process and not in the nomination section.  Please note proposers must be members of the Trainees' Section of the BSIR but can be seconded by any member of the BSIR.

Please ensure your proposer and seconder have enough time to endorse your nomination before the closing date of Friday 29th May 2015.

When completing the nomination form please insert a passport / thumbnail size picture to avoid any upload issues.


Julie Ellison

BSIR Administrator

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