Seven members will go forward to the Annual General Meeting for election as Council members
The advisory ballot for Council, conducted by Civica Election Services, closed on 31 March 2021. The turnout was 20.4%.
A total of 2,173 valid votes were cast in favour of Ruth Allington for the role of President and her name will now go forward for election at the Annual General Meeting on 25 June 2021.
A total of 2,132 valid votes were cast for the other seven vacancies on Council. Of the 14 candidates who took part, the seven who received the most votes will go forward to the Annual General Meeting for election as Council members. These are:
Candidates No of Votes % of total votes
Lucy Thomas 1,587 74.4%
Amanda Owen 1,195 56.1%
Martin Griffin 1,028 48.2%
Mark Allen 952 44.7%
Keith Myers 920 43.1%
Pete Loader 900 42.2%
Neil Frewin 749 35.1%
Andrew Dobrzanski, Tim Good, Benjamin Lepley, David McNamara, Stuart Mills, David Neave and Paul Winrow were unfortunately unsuccessful in this year’s Council ballot. We thank them for their interest in serving on Council and hope that they will consider reapplying on a future date.
We also warmly thank the Council members standing down at the next AGM: Tom Backhouse, Dr Andrew Bloodworth, John Booth, Graham Goffey, Prof Chris King, Prof Bryne Ngwenya, Mr Nik Reynolds and Dr Helen Smyth.
*Full results available on request