Council Elections 2017
The Royal Aeronautical Society Council Elections are now closed.
Thank you for casting your vote. The Society is pleased to announce the results of the 2017 Council Elections, and thank the members of the Society for taking the time to vote, it was pleasing to see the turnout increase to 22.7%.
As announced by the President at the AGM on 11 May 2017, the following candidates have been elected (in alphabetical order):
Miss Hilary Barton CEng FRAeS
Mr Martin Broadhurst FRAeS
Mr Ian Sidney Middleton FRAeS
Air Cdre (Ret'd) Peter Adrian Round FRAeS
Mr Philip John Foster Spiers CEng FRAeS
Dr Robert Winn FRAeS
In addition to these six elected members, in line with By-Law 11.5 Geoffrey Clarkson CEng FRAeS has been elected to serve the remainder of Prof Ric Parker's CEng FRAeS Council term as he has resigned from Council (after nominations had closed and while the ballot was in progress). In line with By-Law 11.7, Howard Nye FRAeS has been elected to serve the remainder of Rear Adm Simon Henley's term as he now holds the ex-officio post as President-Elect.
Congratulations to those who were elected and thanks to everyone who stood in the Elections.
The Society would like to thank the members of Council who are stepping down this year for all their time and effort:
Mr Marc Bailey MRAeS
Mr Phil Boyle FRAeS
Air Cdre Jane Millington FRAeS
Prof Ric Parker CEng FRAeS
The total number of individual voters were 1,875, representing a 22.7% turnout. The full list of results and voting is as follows:
Miss Hilary Barton CEng FRAeS - 1279 votes (14.3%)
Mr Martin Broadhurst FRAeS - 1,160 (12.9%)
Air Cdre Peter Adrian Round FRAeS - 1,063 (11.9%)
Mr Philip John Foster Spiers CEng FRAeS - 852 (9.5%)
Dr Robert Winn FRAeS - 794 (8.9%)
Mr Ian Sidney Middleton FRAeS - 716 (8.0%)
Mr Geoffrey John Clarkson CEng FRAeS- 657 (7.3%)
Mr Howard Russell Nye FRAeS - 650 (7.3%)
Mr Michael Goulette CEng FRAeS - 638 (7.1%)
Mr David Gordon Chinn CEng FRAeS - 609 (6.8%)
Mr Chris Daniels - 540 (6.0%)