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Student Member of Council Election 2018

Representing student members on the RCN's governing body

Official notice of candidates

There are six candidates for the role of RCN Student Member of Council. The candidates are:

Grant Byrne - Please note that Grant Byrne has informed the Returning Officer that he will not be able to take up the Student member of RCN Council seat should he be elected.

Craig Davidson

Amy Fancourt

Olatunde George

Chris Sims

Rhys Thompson

A live-streamed election hustings event was held at the RCN SIO Conference in London on Monday 19 November. The recording will be made available to watch back shortly.  

RCN student members will receive a ballot paper by post with the Autumn edition of the RCN Students magazine. To vote, students should complete their ballot paper and send it back by post in the pre-paid envelope to the election scrutineer, Electoral Reform Services. The envelope is second class so ballots should be posted by 30 November.

Voting in this election is by post, in accordance with the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

To find out more please read the election procedure.

To find out more about RCN Council, visit the Council pages and read an interview with current role holder Charlotte Hall.


3 December Ballots must be returned 

Student Member of Council Hustings 2018

RCN members will be able to watch the recording of the election hustings, held on Monday 19 November, shortly.