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AICC Council Elections 2022 – Nominations for Council Members

Dear AICC Member,

If you would like to contribute to the running of your Association, then please do apply to become a member of AICC Council. This is your opportunity to help shape how AICC develops over the next years.
 
Details of the vacancies are as follows: 

  • 1 x Geneticist

  • 1 x Specialist Nurse  

All 3 years with eligibility for re-election for a further 3 years
 
Who is eligible to apply?
We welcome interest from anyone who is a current AICC member and would like to join the council. 
 
The successfully elected candidates will officially join Council for the first meeting following the election result.
 
How to apply
 
1. Complete and return to aicc@bcs.com the Nomination Details Form (AND ensure that you are proposed and seconded by current members of AICC(view final page of this document), with the Subject line: AICC 2022 Elections. If you encounter any difficulty in finding a proposer and seconder, please let us know.

 

 NOMINATION DETAILS FORM

 
2. Complete and return to aicc@bcs.com the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form. This is a British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) template that AICC are also following. All applicants irrespective of role applied for are asked to complete this. The completed form is only held and kept on file at the AICC Office, and does not form part of the voting papers and will not be published online.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES MONITORING FORM

 
Current composition of AICC Council
 
3 Officers

  • President: Jan Till, Consultant Paediatric Electrophysiologist, Royal Brompton Hospital

  • Secretary: Catherine Mercer, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, University Hospital Southampton

  • Treasurer: Melanie Watson, Consultant Genetic Counsellor, University Hospital Southampton

13 x Ordinary Council Members

  • John Dean, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, NHS Grampian

  • Rachel Walker, ICC Nurse Specialist, Sheffield Teaching Hospital

  • Claire Turner, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, Heavitree Hospital

  • Nora Shannon, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, Nottingham University Hospital

  • Stephen Page, Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist, Leeds General Infirmary

  • Eleanor Wicks, Consultant Cardiologist, Oxford University Hospitals

  • Gerry Carr-White, Consultant Cardiologist, Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

  • Kate Thomson, Allied Health Professional, Oxford Medical Genetics Laboratory

  • Dimitra Antonakaki, Trainee Rep Cardiology, St Bartholomew's Hospital

  • Luke Starling, Paediatric Cardiologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

  • Joseph Westaby, Pathologist, St George's Hospital

  • Stephanie Oates, Genetic Counsellor, Great Ormond Street Hospital

  • Rachael Bastiaenen, Cardiologist, Guy's and St Thomas/King's College Hospitals

Council meets four times a year, including on the morning of the AICC Annual Meeting for the AGM. The other 3 meetings are currently taking place virtually via Teams (usually in March, June and September). You are expected to attend a minimum of 3 meetings a year and to take an active part in the organisation of the Annual Meeting in December.
 
If you would like to have an informal chat about a nomination, please contact me at
Or alternatively contact the BCS Membership Team aicc@bcs.com
 
The deadline for applications is 23:59, Monday 05 September 2022.