Stand for election to your Regional Committee: Nominations now open

PDA Union is calling for nominations for skilled, experienced and enthusiastic members to join the Regional Committee. Please read on for further details...

Mon 11th November 2019 The PDA

Do you want to have your voice heard, help improve the working lives of pharmacists and make a difference to the pharmacy sector? Now is the time to put yourself forward to stand for election to your PDAU Regional Committee.

The role of the Regional Committee member is a vital part of PDA Union. Your Regional Committee is made up of elected members, pharmacists like you, from different sectors of the profession who collectively and individually have responsibility for:

  • Raising the profile of the PDA Union within your sector and region
  • Sharing knowledge, expertise and challenges in relation to your pharmacy sector
  • Recruiting new members to the PDA Union
  • Communicating with other PDA Union members in your workplace/sector/region
  • Giving feedback on policy issues and changes impacting on pharmacists
  • Participating in campaigns and organising activities
  • Representing PDA Union at conferences, events and seminars
  • Overseeing Regional Committee activity and communications

We would like eligible members with the drive, skills and experience, to assume leadership roles by nominating themselves as candidates for election. Training will be provided. Minimum commitment of 3-6 days per year.

There are a number of seats available in this election.

How to get involved

Returning Officer, UK Engage will be managing this election on behalf of the PDA Union. If you’re a PDA member and you would like to put your name forward to sit on the Committee or if you have any questions about the nomination process, please contact UK Engage on the details below.

Call: UK Engage on 0345 209 3770

Write to: UK Engage, House, 10 Acorn Business Park, Heaton Lane, Stockport SK4 1AS

Nominations for this election will close on 6 December 2019.

PDA members will be contacted via email by UK Exchange. If you require further details, please contact UK Exchange directly.

Useful resources

Regional Committee by-elections brief

The PDA Union has four regions which are outlined in the Regional By-Election Paper below.

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Role of the PDAU Regional Committee 

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Important FAQs 

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Existing elected members and vacancies

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Summary timetable

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