Election to Council

There are seven elected directors on the Council of the APA. Five of these are Home members employed in Great Britain and Ireland, one is an Overseas member and one a Trainee member. The term of office for Home and Overseas members is four years and for the Trainee member, two years.

Election to the post of elected director takes place under the auspices of the Electoral Reform Service and would normally take place approximately six months before the elected director is to retire from Council. Notices of Election will be posted on this page. Full details of the election process can be found in the Standing Orders of the APA

APAGBI Election Guidance

Notice of forthcoming election to APAGBI Council:​ 1 Home Member

Nominations are sought for a vacancy on APAGBI Council with effect from May 2023.

Please see the three downloads below for full details and nomination forms.

The election will be held during January and February 2023 and will be conducted by the Civica Electoral Service.
Home Members are appointed for four years.

The successful candidates will be expected to attend the three full meetings of Council each year, face to face or virtual (most are held in London) and occasional ad hoc meetings, as required. 

During their term, Elected Officers are expected to assume responsibility for APAGBI projects and activities, which may include one or more of the following positions:

  • Meetings secretary
  • Webmaster
  • Lead for information for patients and families
  • Lead for guidelines
  • Linkman lead
  • Lead for Audits and Surveys
  • Perioperative care
  • Non-specialist advisor (If appropriate base hospital)
  • Lead for Peer review
  • Involvement in Education and Training or Science committees.

Members wishing to stand can nominate themselves by completing a nomination form and obtaining support from two Full or Honorary Members of the APAGBI. 

Candidates will need to provide a short supporting statement (no more than 300 words), which will be circulated with the ballot papers.

Completed forms should be submitted by e-mail to the APAGBI Secretariat to arrive no later than 5pm on February 28th, 2023.

Please note that both nominees and their proposers must be consultants and APAGBI members but may be drawn from any of the five relevant constituencies.

Home Member Notification of Election
Home Member Nomination form 2023

Note : The nomination form is missing section to detail proposers. 

Please note this where you see appropriate. 

Home Member Supporting Statement


Notice of election- Trainee Member of Council 2023


Nominations are sought from Trainee Members of the Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland for the vacancy of Trainee Representative on the Council of the APA with effect from March 2023

Completed forms should be submitted by e-mail to the APAGBI Secretariat to arrive no later than 5pm on February 28th, 2023.

Notice of Election - Trainee member of council 2023
Nomination form Trainee Election 2023
Supporting statement - Trainee Election 2023