National and County Elections

Our election process nationally and locally as specified by our Royal Charter.

About our elections

Our Royal Charter includes governing regulations on the election of:

  • National Chairman and National Vice Chairman (rule 8)
  • Board of Trustees (regulations 47 to 49)
  • National Conference Committee (rule 18) and paragraph 5 of Standing Orders for the Conduct of Annual Conference.

The Membership Handbook covers elections for County/District Chairmen and Vice Chairmen (Part 2) and for the Membership Council (Part 1) and links to the relevant documents are available in the Membership documents area. Note that these are password restricted. Contact your Membership Support Officer for further details.