Elections

Community member expressions of interest

The following committees are inviting expressions of interest from community members:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Committee

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Committee is composed of psychiatrists who have direct experience working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health, as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members who are involved in mental health service provision and policy development.

The Committee are seeking expressions of interest for the following positions:

  • 3 x community members

More information and how to apply

Community Collaboration Committee

The Community Collaboration Committee develops policy, advice and standards of practice with respect to involving carers and family (whānau) in mental health care.

Their role is to

  • increase the awareness of consumer and carer concerns in the training of psychiatrists
  • build relationships with other mental health organisations
  • contribute to RANZCP publications and present at RANZCP Congress.

The Committee are currently seeking expressions of interest for the following positions:

  • 1 x consumer from New Zealand
  • 1 x carer from Australia
  • 1 x carer from New Zealand

More information and how to apply

Te Kaunihera

Te Kaunihera mo ngā kaupapa Hauora Hinengaro Māori (Te Kaunihera) provides the RANZCP with advice and support on issues relating to Māori, and advocates for the mental health of Māori. Te Kaunihera is composed of psychiatrists who have direct experience working in Māori mental health, as well as Māori community members who are involved in mental health service provision and policy development.

The Committee are seeking expressions of interest for the following positions:

  • 2 x community members

More information and how to apply


Board elections

Elections for the positions of President-Elect and Elected Directors are held by remote ballot once every 2 years (alternate years), and all Fellows are eligible to vote.

Results are declared at the RANZCP Annual General Meeting.

Board terms are in accordance with the RANZCP Constitution.

Contact

board.elections@ranzcp.org


Committee elections

There are no committee elections currently open.

Contact

elections@ranzcp.org  

College committee election improvements

In late 2019, the Board approved a number of improvements to the committee election process.

Key changes include:

  • transitioning committee positions to three year terms
  • a trial streamlined renomination process
  • co-opted members being increased from two to four.

This fact sheet details the improvements and what these mean in practice [PDF; 200 KB]