FCI Council Elections 2022

Nominations for the FCI's Council Elections are open!

Nominations are open!

Council Nominations Portal

The FCI will be electing eight new Council members and a new Chair Elect

Nominations are open from Monday 7 February and close on 28 February. 

Nominations must be supported by two FCI Fellows. You can find a list of FCI Fellows in our Member Directory

Council members

Council members, led by the Chair, form FCI’s Council and serve for periods of two years. The Council has delegated responsibility from the FCI Trustee Board to make decisions about the Faculty's strategy and policy. More detail is included in the Council's terms of reference (available to download below).

This election is your opportunity to help shape FCI’s future as an organisation and hold us accountable to our Members. If you are interested, and would like to learn more about what the role of Council member entails, please join our 'Meet the Council' lunch time session on 17 February at 12pm. 

Diversity and inclusion are very high of the Faculty's agenda. The Council needs to represent Faculty membership and so we encourage applicants from all disciplines, countries and regions, genders and ages.

Download Council Terms of Reference 

Chair Elect 

At the Council elections, we will be also be looking for a Chair Elect.


The Chair of the Council has the responsibility of upholding the aims, objectives and values of the Faculty, act in its best interests and enhance its reputation. The successful candidate for chair elect will be elected as Chair of Council after one year without another election or any further process. This allows the successful candidate to learn more about the role and the workings of the Faculty during their first year in post.


You can find role descriptions for the Chair Elect and Chair below.

Download Chair Elect Role Description 

Download Chair Role Description 

‘Meet the Council’ 


On 17 February at 12pm, we will hosting a 'Meet the Council' lunch time session. At the session you can meet our current Council members, hear about how the Council works and ask questions about anything related to the Council or the election process.

If you have any questions about the election process or would like to have a one to one chat with a Council member, please either contact an Executive Officer or member of Council directly or contact us on info@fci.org.uk and we can put you in contact with a Council member.