National officer by-election 2014

By-election for vacancy in the office of vice-president (higher education)

A vacancy in the office of Vice-President (Higher Education) arose from the close of Congress 2014, due to the tragic death in December 2013 of John McCormack who was president-elect. In accordance with UCU Rules 21.2 and 21.8 a by-election to fill the vacancy has been held. The by-election was for a vice-president who is a higher education member.

The ballot to elect a candidate to this officer position closed at at noon on 21 May 2014.

Joanna de Groot has been elected to this vacancy, and will take up position from the close of Congress on 30 May 2014 and will serve as vice-president for two years from the close of Congress 2014 until the close of Congress 2016; as president-elect from the close of Congress 2016 until the close of Congress 2017; and as president from the close of Congress 2017 until the close of Congress 2018.

The scrutineer's report is available here: Scrutineer's report [39kb]



Last updated: 24 August 2015