This year, there will be elections for 4 Ordinary Councillors to the RCPI Council, the ultimate decision-making body of the College. The RCPI Council sets out the mission, vision and strategic direction of the College and approves general policies.
Being elected to Council provides Fellows with an unrivalled opportunity to shape RCPI's strategic development through leadership, support and advocacy roles.
Following the implementation of our new governance structure from this year onwards, there will be an election each year for 4 Ordinary Councillors on RCPI Council.
This year the 4 Ordinary Councillor seats available are as follows:
All Fellows of the College (FRCPI) in good standing are eligible to vote. You may also be eligible to put yourself forward for election - please see eligibility criteria.
In order to run for election as an Ordinary Councillor, candidates must be a:
All members of Council are trustees of the College. Being a trustee is an important role within the College as a registered charity. If you are considering running for election, we advise that you read the following Charities Regulator – Guidance for Charity Trustees.
Details on how to submit your nominations will be provided shortly. In the meantime, please view the role description and terms of reference below.