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How to Join an ICS Committee

Get involved with the leading scientific organisation in continence research and education

ICS Committee positions for 2021

Would you like to make a difference to the future of the ICS? Now is your chance as numerous positions are available. The full list of committee, chair and Trustee positions that are open for application are detailed below. The deadline for all positions is 1st March 2021.

The following Trustee Positions are open for nominations:

• ICS Board of Trustees:
1 x General Secretary-Elect
1 x Trustee – Allied Health representative

The ICS is an inclusive organisation with full respect for gender, age, ethnicity and faith. It is important that the ICS Board is diverse so we encourage a wide range of applications from the ICS membership. If you would like to discuss any aspect at all of the role of trustee/treasurer then in the first instance please contact the ICS Executive Director, Dan Snowdon, in full confidence, at Dan@ics.org

The trustee positions are open to any ICS member. You do not need to have served on the ICS Board before applying.

To apply, please click on the below link to complete the online application form:

Online Trustee Application form

The following Committee Member Positions are available for Expressions of Interest:

  • Education Committee – 3 x positions- 1 x Nurse, 1 x Urogynecologist and 1 x Urologist representatives
  • Ethics Committee – 1 x Committee Member
  • Nursing Committee – 2 x positions
  • Neuro-urology Promotion Committee - 4 x positions
  • Physiotherapy Committee – 2 x positions
  • Standardisation Steering Committee – 1 x position Colorectal Surgeon/Coloproctologist representative

To apply, please click on the below link to complete the online application form:

Online Committee Application form

Full and final applications must reach the ICS office by 1st March 2021. For more information on any of the above positions please contact the ICS office via email at info@ics.org or call 0117 9444 881.

Additional Committee Information

Should you wish to view additional information regarding the functions, roles and responsibilities that the committees and their members have within ICS, then please click on the below links.

Committee information pack: this booklet provides additional guidance on the role of an ICS Committee Member: www.ics.org/folder/committees/committee-information

Committee Terms of Office: You can also read up on each committee’s individual terms of reference via this page: https://www.ics.org/folder/135

Please also check out the Committee homepages for news, future, ongoing and past projects: www.ics.org/committees by the committees.

ICS policy on campaigning

Campaigning for ICS elected positions is not permitted by applicants or members. Any campaigning, be it positive or negative, will result in the disqualification of the candidate. The Board of Trustees’ judgement will be final in determining whether a candidate has engaged in positive or negative campaigning. Negative campaigning is not permitted by any candidate or ICS member and will be considered a violation of the ICS Code of Conduct. This policy is in effect at all times and for any position.

During the voting period candidates’ application forms will be circulated by the ICS office for all members to view. In addition, the ICS office will periodically contact all ICS members to encourage voting and provide direct links to the voting section of the ICS website.

Candidates for ICS positions must also abide by the guidelines as stated in the suitability of candidates document.

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