CIPR Elections 2013: Nominations now closed

Nominations closed yesterday (Tuesday 17 September) for the 2013 elections for senior CIPR volunteer posts.

15 nominations were received for seven seats on Council:

Successful Council candidates will serve a three-year term which commences on 1 January, with the ballot for these Council posts opening on 15 October 2013.

Only one nomination has been received for each of these offices:

Therefore no elections will be held for these offices, and the candidates are expected to be confirmed in office at the same time as the results of the election to the CIPR Council are announced.

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).