Academic Staff Governor voting now open

All Academic staff have until 5pm on Monday 19 June to vote for their preferred Academic Staff Governor candidate.

If you are an Academic member of staff, you will have now been added to the online Board of Governor 2023 Election Teams site. On the site you can find a personal statement for each of the candidates who have put themselves forward. You will also find a link to cast your vote.

Please contact Marian Carey or Kimberley Berry if you have not been added to the Teams site or have any issues with voting.

The candidates

  • Amos Fatokun (Reader, Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences)
  • Caroline Wilkinson (Institutional Lead for Forensic Strategy, Arts Professional and Social Studies)
  • David Clampin (Subject Leader, Humanities and Social Science)
  • Dhiya Al-Jumeily (Professor, School of Computer Science and Mathematics)
  • Georgios Nikitas (Senior Lecturer, School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment)
  • Laura Kinsey (Head of CPD and Enterprise, Faculty of Health)
  • Matteo Borrini (Principal Lecturer, Biological and Environmental Sciences)
  • Ruth Slater (Head of Centre for Educational Leadership, School of Education)

Voting window

The election will be conducted via an anonymous online ballot in which only Academic staff are eligible to vote. Voting opened slightly later than anticipated on Tuesday 6 June rather than Monday 5 June, and will remain open until Monday 19 June at 5pm.

The candidate with the most votes will be announced on Thursday 22 June 2023.

The elected candidate will serve for a period of three years, commencing in advance of the next Board of Governors meeting, which will take place on Thursday 6 July 2023.

Although elected by staff within their particular category, members of the Board of Governors will not be representing any particular group or service area.

Alternative to online voting

For eligible staff without access to a computer, paper ballots can be provided with instructions for completion and return. If you have any direct reports or colleagues for whom this may apply to, please contact the Secretariat team to discuss via email.  

If you require any further information, please contact the Secretariat team.


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