Nominations for Membership Committee

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is seeking nominations for three members to serve on the Membership Committee and would like to invite you to consider putting your name forward. Please indicate in your application if you would like to considered for the position of chair.

The Committee is appointed by the Appointments Committee of the Assembly, and consists of a chair, vice chair and eight other members, of whom at least one will be a Fellow of the Society and the others will be members of the Society. Members of the National Pharmacy Boards are eligible for appointment but no member of the Committee will be a member of the Assembly of the Society.

The Committee should broadly be representative of the profession. The Committee provides staff with support and guidance in:

  • implementing membership policy;
  • developing policy for the functions of the committee;
  • reviewing non-standard membership applications;
  • administering the Conduct Scheme, including assessing the validity of complaints.

The Committee hears appeals and prescribes appropriate and proportionate resolutions in accordance with the Society rules.

The Committee also oversees, and reports to the Assembly on, the admission of Fellows into the membership category of the Society via the Panel of Fellows, which acts as a subgroup of the Membership Committee.

To apply for this position, please download the application form and information pack from the RPS website from 1 July 2015. Submit the application form with your CV to Yasemin Boran (

The closing date for receipt of
all applications is 5pm on Saturday 1 August 2015. Following this date the Appointments Committee (who report to the Assembly) will make their decision and all those who put their names forward will be informed of thei
r decision.

Helen Gordon

Chief executive

Last updated
The Pharmaceutical Journal, PJ, 27 June/4 July 2015, Vol 294, No 7868/9;294(7868):DOI:10.1211/PJ.2015.20068789

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