2016 CIPR Election: nominations open

Nominations are now open for the 2016 CIPR Election, with members invited to stand for President-Elect, Honorary Treasurer and Council member positions for 2017.

Nominations will close on 31 August, before the names of nominees are published and campaigning begins on 5 September. Voting will open on 12 September and close on 23 September. The results of the Election will be announced on 28 September.

Any member seeking nomination must be registered for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) with the CIPR.

Further information on the available positions, eligibility and how to stand can be found on the CIPR website.

Any members with queries regarding the Election are encouraged to contact the the Returning Officer, Martin Turner.

Notes to editors

Notes to editors

About the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)Founded in 1948, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is the Royal Chartered professional body for public relations practitioners in the UK and overseas. The CIPR is the largest membership organisation for PR practitioners outside of North America. By size of turnover and number of individually registered members, we are the leading representative body for the PR profession and industry in Europe.

The CIPR advances professionalism in public relations by making its members accountable to their employers and the public through a code of conduct and searchable public register, setting standards through training, qualifications, awards and the production of best practice and skills guidance, facilitating Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and awarding Chartered Public Relations Practitioner status (Chart.PR).