Elections – National Representatives

Elections for the following positions within our association take place this year. Applications will be open for nominations on the 25 April 2022:

  • National Representative (elections held in June)
  • Deputy National Representative (elections held in June)
  • Chair of the Advisory Committee (elections held in July)
  • Co-Chair of the Advisory Committee (elections held in July)

What is the Advisory Committee and what does it do?
What is the role of a National/Deputy National Representative?
What is the role of the Chair/Co-Chair of the Advisory Committee?

These roles are all voluntary, but of extreme importance to our association.  EACH can only thrive with the help of volunteers who take up positions of responsibility within the organisation and we encourage all of you to become involved.

What’s in it for you?

  • These positions offer excellent personal and professional benefits that will help enable future career development for all successful candidates.
  • It will give you the opportunity to get to know an association and how it is run. This will help you to further develop your personal/professional skills in a supportive and inspiring environment.
  • Grow your International network
  • A chance for you to represent EACH members from your country

Who are the EACH members from my country?

To see which EACH members are from your country, you can go to Members and search for your country, or if you have a National Network group, you will be a member and can view the members of that group. Alternatively, if you click Apply and select your country, you will see a dropdown list of all eligible EACH members from your country.

What is expected of you?

Please click on the links below to view the job description for the role you are interested in applying for:

National/Deputy National Representative
Chair/Co-Chair of the Advisory Committee

How do you apply for this great opportunity?

Please see below for full details on each post and information on how to register your nomination:

National/Deputy National Representative:

National/Deputy National Representatives are elected from within the EACH membership.  The ideal candidate has:

  • been a member of EACH for at least two years
  • experience in research, teaching and/or policy in the field of communication in healthcare
  • can put general above personal interest
  • has a 2-year mandate

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Chair of the Advisory Committee:

The Chair of the Advisory Committee is elected from with the EACH membership.  The ideal candidate:

  • has been a NR for at least two years
  • has considerable personal experience in research, teaching or policy in the field of communication in healthcare
  • has experience within leadership and management
  • has effective organizational, listening, facilitation and leadership skills
  • is able to put general above personal interest
  • has a 2-year mandate
  • is able to fulfil all the responsibilities of an executive member (please see job description for details)

Co-Chair of the Advisory Committee:

The position of Co-Chair of the Advisory Committee is open to members of EACH.  The ideal candidate:

  • is a National Representative
  • has personal experience or has shown interest in research, teaching or policy in the field of communication in healthcare
  • has demonstrated organizational, listening and facilitation skills
  • can put general above personal interest
  • has a 2-year mandate