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Council vacancies

There is 1 vacancy for a Members' (MRCOG) representative on College Council. This is your opportunity to stand for election to the College’s most senior professional body, responsible for furthering our mission and supporting members.

This page provides information about the roles, why and how to apply, and the process.


UK Regional elections

  • London: North, Central, East and North West


Nominations are therefore requested for Members in the following regions:



London: North, Central, East and North West




Eligibility for nomination to a regional post is as follows:

  • A Member with their main or principal appointment in the appropriate constituency and in active practice
  • Member of relevant Constituency and nominated in writing by at least 3 Members (MRCOG) of the same Constituency, all of whom must be up to date with their membership subscription


Role description

The role description includes information about the responsibilities, time commitment and eligibility of RCOG Councillors.

For more information about Council, including terms of reference and meeting dates, please visit the Council webpage.


Why stand for Council?

Being a member of Council is a wonderful opportunity to get involved with a wide range of projects across the RCOG, and to ensure your colleagues’ voices are represented in the College’s decisions.

Council members have shared their experiences, which we hope will inspire you to put yourself forward:


How to apply

Nominations for this Regional (UK) vacancy are now invited.

To request a nomination form, please email Kim Dawson at

Candidates for this vacancy must send their nomination form, their consent to stand and a signed declaration of good standing to the Chief Executive’s office by 5pm on Wednesday 17 April 2019. Late submissions will not be accepted.

To request a nomination form, please email Kim Dawson at

Please note: No Member (MRCOG) may canvass for election to Council other than through the nomination form approved by Council.


Voting process

The Ballot paper will be circulated electronically to Members in the London: North, Central, East and North West. See the timeline below for more details.

Only those ballot papers from Members who are up to date or exempt from paying subscriptions will be included in the election process.

The elections are held using the single transferrable vote (STV) system.



The successful nominee will take up post at the Council meeting on Friday 14 June 2019.

The timeline for nominations and voting is below:

UK Regional Members (MRCOG) representatives

Closing date for receipt of nominations: 17 April 2019
Ballot papers circulated to Members in applicable regions 23 April 2019
Closing date for receipt of ballot papers 15 May 2019
Votes counted 24 May 2019
Attendance at first Council meeting 14 June 2019


Contact us

If you have any questions about the process, please contact Kim Dawson: