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Nominations and Elections

As part of the governance of the CPA, the CPA is required to have elections annually; for the posts of Chairman, Vice Chairman, and 6 board members.

Nominations are now open for:

    • Chairman    
    • Vice-Chairman  
    • Six elected Board Members

The Chairman and Vice-Chairman serve two years; 

6 board members will serve October 2017 - September 2019

If you would like to discuss what membership of the Board involves please contact the Chairman, Colin Cottage.  

Annual General Meeting

The date for this year's Annual General Meeting is Monday 16th October 2017.

Further details will be circulated in due course.

The details

  • Anyone seeking to stand needs to complete the nomination form.
    • Please read the extract from the constitution, on page 2 of the nomination form.
    • If you wish, the full constitution can be found by (clicking here).
  • Those nominated must be paid up members, as too proposers and seconders.  A list of members is also published on the website. 
  • All nomination forms must be returned to the CPA office by fax (0118 987 3366), email ( or recorded post (CPA, 4a Woodside Business Park, Whitely Wood Lane, Reading, RG2 8LE), no later than 17.00 on the 1 August 2017. 
  • The normal term of a board member is two years. The Chairman and Vice-Chairman serve for one year only. To be eligible to stand as Chairman or Vice-Chairman you must have served previously on the board at some point.  
  • If there are more people standing than there are posts, then there shall be an election. Details will be published on the website if this happens and members emailed.
  • If you are elected to the Board, there is a presumption and expectation that you will attend committee meetings. There are usually 10 such meetings annually. Reasonable costs are paid for attendance to committee meetings for members who are not based in, or work in, London.

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