Elections

2021 RANZCP President-Elect Election – Outcome

The ballot to elect the President-Elect closed on 26 March 2021. Dr Elizabeth Moore has been elected to the position of President-Elect. We congratulate Dr Moore and thank all the candidates for their participation in the election.

In accordance with the College’s Constitution, the ballot outcome will be ratified at the College’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 19 May 2021, at which time Dr Moore will assume this office.

RANZCP Board – Casual Vacancy, Elected Director – Nominations have closed

The outcome of the Elected Director Casual Vacancy will be advised following appointment by the Board in accordance with the RANZCP Constitution and approved Procedure.
 


Committee Elections

Become involved in your College by nominating for a position on a RANZCP committee.

To submit your nomination, click on the applicable committee below and complete the Nomination Form.

If you have questions about a committee or a committee election process, please contact the Election Officer at elections@ranzcp.org.  

Open for nominations now (nominations close at 5.00 pm AEST on Tuesday 18 May 2021)

Bi-national Faculty Committees

College Members who nominate for a Chair position must be a Fellow and an Accredited Member of the relevant Faculty.

College Members who nominate for a Jurisdictional Member position(s) must be a Fellow or Affiliate and an Accredited Member of the relevant faculty. 

Trainee Representative positions are to be members of the relevant faculty (not required to be a member of the TRC).

  • Addiction Psychiatry (1 x ACT, NSW, NZ, NT, SA and TAS Jurisdictional Member, 1 x Trainee Representative) 
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Chair, 1 x ACT and TAS Jurisdictional Member, 1 x Trainee Representative)
  • Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (Chair, 1 x ACT, NT, SA and TAS Jurisdictional Member, 1 x Trainee Representative)
  • Psychiatry of Old Age (Chair, 1 x NT Jurisdictional Member, 1 x Trainee Representative)
  • Psychotherapy (Chair, 2 x NZ Jurisdictional Members, 1 x NT and TAS Jurisdictional Member, 1 x Trainee Representative)

Bi-national Section Committees

College Members who nominate for a Chair position must be a Fellow and a Member of the relevant Section.

College Members who nominate for a Jurisdictional Member position(s) must be a Fellow or Affiliate and a Member of the relevant Section.

College Members nominating for the Early Career Psychiatrists Committee are required to have been admitted to Fellowship within the last 5 years.

Trainee Representative positions are to be members of the relevant section (not required to be a member of the TRC). 

  • Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry (1 x ACT, NT, SA, TAS and WA Jurisdictional Member)
  • Early Career Psychiatrists (Chair, 2 x NZ Jurisdictional Members, 1 x ACT, NSW, NT, SA and WA Jurisdictional Member, 1 x Trainee Representative)
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy and Neurostimulation (1 x Trainee Representative)
  • History, Philosophy and Ethics of Psychiatry (1 x ACT, NZ, NT, SA, TAS and VIC Jurisdictional Member, 1 x Trainee Representative)
  • Leadership and Management (2 x NZ Jurisdictional Members, 1 x ACT, NSW, NT, SA, TAS and VIC Jurisdictional Member, 1 x Trainee Representative)
  • Neuropsychiatry (1 x NSW, NZ, NT, SA, TAS and WA Jurisdictional Member, 1 x Trainee Representative)
  • Perinatal and Infant Psychiatry (1 x ACT, NZ, SA and TAS Jurisdictional Member)
  • Private Practice Psychiatry (1 x Trainee Representative)
  • Rural Psychiatry (2 x NZ Jurisdictional Members, 1 x ACT, NSW, SA and TAS Jurisdictional Member)
  • Social, Cultural and Rehabilitation Psychiatry (2 x NZ Jurisdictional Members, 1 x NT, QLD, TAS, VIC and WA Jurisdictional Member, 1 x Trainee Representative)
  • Youth Mental Health (1 x Trainee Representative)

Committee election improvements

In November 2020, the Board approved the permanent implementation of the streamlined reappointment processes which were successfully trialled in 2020.

This Fact Sheet provides details of the reappointment processes and other relevant details pertinent to committee elections taking place in 2021 [PDF; 132 KB]

Nominations submitted via the electronic Nomination Form contain links to a third party website. It is your responsibility to check the third party website privacy policy to ensure that you are happy for your personal information to be used in accordance with the third party’s privacy policy.


Community member expressions of interest

The following committee is inviting expressions of interest from community members:

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