Cast your vote in the 2019 SoA Management Committee elections

Martin Reed

Martin Reed

Martin leads the SoA's Communications team. He oversees our strategic communications and campaign-based activities, including PR, social media, events and partnerships.

It’s time to help shape the future of your union and vote in the 2019 Management Committee election. Eight candidates are standing for four vacancies, and we urge you to exercise your democratic right and have your say. All Full Members are eligible to vote.

Ballot papers and candidate statements have been distributed with the Autumn issue of The Author – or separately if you live overseas. If you have not received your papers by Monday 23 September, please contact us.

You can read the candidate statements online in the PDF document below (please scroll to the bottom of this page).

Please cast your vote by post using the reply-paid envelope enclosed with your ballot paper. The deadline for receipt of all votes is Wednesday 23 October. If you have lost your envelope, all you will need is the freepost address FREEPOST ERS on the envelope.

Members of the Management Committee each serve for three years and are responsible for the strategic direction of the SoA. Joanne Harris, Carol Lee, Charles Palliser and Celia Rees will reach the end of their terms at the AGM in November.

This is an important opportunity to influence the direction of the SoA. Be sure to read the candidate statements thoroughly to help make your decision (these can be found below).

Please note: Associate Members are not eligible to vote.

Photo © Melinda Nagy / Adobe Stock

Update (16/10): If you have any questions, or are having any problems, please contact info@societyofauthors.org.

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