After a strong response to calls for nominations, there are three Honorary Officer roles open for election and 17 candidates for the seven corporate places on Council.

LI corporate members soon to receive ballot papers and manifestos for the elections

Such a response anticipates a tightly contested election and members are encouraged to exercise their right to vote and return completed ballot papers to the LI by 5pm on 31 May.

Roles and candidates are listed below:

  • President Elect to take office for one year from 1st July 2011, then for two years from 1st July 2012 as President
  • Vice President to take office for two years from July 2011
  • Honorary Treasurer to take office for two years from 1st July 2011
  • Honorary Treasurer to take office for two years from 1st July 2011
  • Honorary Treasurer to take office for two years from 1st July 2011
  • Seven seats on Council to take office for two years from 1st July 2011

Full details on the elections, including manifestos, job descriptions and person specifications for the Honorary Officer positions and candidate’s responses to them, can be found online: www.landscapeinstitute.org/members/governance

Three candidates have been elected unopposed to the two Licentiate and one Student places on Council*:

  • Lindsey Abbott – Licentiate Member of Council
  • Gethin Owens – Licentiate Member of Council
  • Amanda McDermott – Student Member of Council

The formal declaration will take place at the first Council meeting in July 2011 with unofficial results published in June 2011.

*Unopposed election takes place as per the Landscape Institute Regulations when the same numbers of eligible nominations are received, as there are roles.

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