Nominations can be for existing directors reaching the end of their terms, or for other members, and if there are more candidates than vacancies, a postal ballot is held.
All nominations will be announced via the website and through the investors newsletter.
Duties of an investor member
- Attending Board meetings, which are currently held quarterly in Manchester
- Additional work or discussions carried out between board meetings (normally by email)
- Attending Annual General Meetings=
The term of office for directors is two years and a fee of £200 per meeting attended is currently payable in lieu of expenses.
No specific skills are sought, although experience of co-operatives and / or social enterprises would be useful. We just ask that nominees have an interest in helping Ethical Consumer to achieve its mission.
Full details are available in the our rules.
If you have any questions about nominations or becoming a board member please contact Rob Harrison.