LI President Jane Findlay has urged LI members to make 2021 a record year for election turnout as we approach ‘an exciting and crucial turning point in our Institute’s history’

The Hive at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Photo by Jack Young on Unsplash

LI President Jane Findlay has issued a rallying call for members to have their say in the 2021 Landscape Institute elections.

Every two years, we get the chance to elect the Board and Council members who will decide on the direction of travel for the landscape profession. With just one week to go until polls close, I want to urge you all to have your say!

The weird world of COVID lockdown is slowly returning to something resembling normality. That normality for us is an exciting and crucial turning point in our Institute’s history.

We have the knowledge, the creativity, and the passion to step up and answer the biggest challenges of our time: climate change; biodiversity loss; human health and wellbeing; and fighting to build back greener from the pandemic.

With the release of our five-year corporate strategy in 2018, we made a promise to our members. We promised to make our Institute into the agile, forward-looking organisation we need to be to meet these challenges.

Our candidates have all outlined their vision for how they want to do this. Now it’s your turn to decide who will lead us through the final stages of our transformation.

This is your Institute. And now is your chance to let us know how you want it run.

How to vote by the deadline of Tuesday 1 June 2021

Every LI member who is eligible to vote in these elections will have received an email from the LI’s election provider, Mi-Voice, with a unique voting link.

This link takes you to a personalised voting website where you will be able to see and cast your votes for all the candidates you are eligible to elect.

Look out for an email that looks like this:

  • The email used is the primary address you use to access your My.LI account
  • Search your inbox for elections@mivoice, Mi-Voice, Landscape Institute Elections, or similar
  • If you can’t find it in your inbox, please search your junk folder!
  • If you still can’t find your email, please contact Mi-Voice support via support@mi-voice.com or on +44 (0)2380 763987

How to use the voting website

The voting website is intuitive and easy to use, with clear steps, instructions, and links to candidate statements (and videos, where applicable).

If you have any issues accessing or using the voting website, please contact Mi-Voice support via support@mi-voice.com or on +44 (0)2380 763987, or get in touch with the LI team at regulations@landscapeinstitute.org.

For more information on the LI elections, visit the elections FAQ.

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