2021 RANZCP President-Elect Election – Voting is now open

Voting is now open to elect the President-Elect position on the RANZCP Board. 

Voting closes at 5.00 pm AEDT on Friday 26 March 2021.

Ballot Information

Ballot information has been sent to College Fellows by CorpVote (the College’s election provider) which includes an Explanatory Memorandum from the RANZCP Company Secretary outlining the candidate details, voting instructions, count method, closing date for voting and other relevant election details. 

College Fellows without a registered email address should have received a postal ballot pack.

College Fellows with a registered email address should have received an email from CorpVote with details on how to vote, including the Voter Access Code.

Please note that the CorpVote email may be received in your spam/junk email folder and that some health service email addresses may also apply filters which results in the email not being received.

What if I have not received Ballot Information?

If you are a Fellow of the College and have not received a postal ballot pack, please contact the College (telephone +61 3 9640 0646) or CorpVote (telephone 1300 147 797 or International +61 3 7034 4200).

If you are a Fellow of the College and have not received an email from CorpVote, please check your spam/junk email folder, speak with your IT team, or contact the College via board.elections@ranzcp.org in order to provide an alternative email address.

Questions regarding the voting process can be directed to Tim Jones, Returning Officer at CorpVote on 1300 147 797 (International +61 3 7034 4200) or email support@corpvote.com.au.


The election candidates are as follows:

  • Dr Elizabeth Moore
  • Prof. Philip Morris
  • Dr Mark Lawrence
  • Dr Peter Jenkins.

Each candidate's photograph, Supporting Statement, CV, Disclosure Statement and election campaign video are available and include contact details for each candidate.

View candidate profiles [Member log-in required]

Election campaigning

Election campaigning has commenced and should be undertaken in accordance with the Board Election Campaign Activities Policy.

Regulations and other relevant associated election documents

The Board Election Regulations detail the stages of the Election.

Other associated President-Elect election document include:

Who do I contact if I have a question?

Questions can be directed to Callie Kalimniou, Election Officer on +61 (0)3 9601 4984 or email the College via board.elections@ranzcp.org.


Committee Elections

Nominations/Expressions of Interest 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.

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 11.59 pm AEDT on Thursday 18 March 2021)

Board Constituent Committees

  • Corporate Governance and Risk Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Membership Engagement Committee

New Zealand National Committee - Tu Te Akaaka Roa

Branch Committees

  • Northern Territory Branch Committee
  • Queensland Branch Committee
  • Victorian Branch Committee
  • Western Australia Branch Committee

Overseas Trained Psychiatrists' Representative Committee

Calls for nominations/expressions of interest for a number of other College committees will be called for in the coming weeks.

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]

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