Branch and SIG Committee nomination and election process 2021/22

APM’s Branch and Specific Interest Groups are at the heart of a vibrant community of volunteers shaping the profession and raising its profile. Now is your opportunity to get involved and put yourself forward to join a committee. All members are welcome to contribute in the numerous activities that our Specific Interest Groups (SIGs) and Branches get involved in all year round.

The Association for Project Management invite you to put yourself forward for the forthcoming SIG and Branch nominations, commencing Monday 3 May 2021.

As the chartered body for the professional body, APM relies on the expertise and commitment of its volunteer community for the development and promotion of project, programme and portfolio management. This includes supporting wide-ranging activities for the benefit of individuals, organisations and society including events, publications and product development. The APM Volunteering Strategy aims to enhance participation and impact of volunteering in APM by broadening the range of activities available to an increasingly diverse range of people.

For more information about how to put yourself forward, please read instructions below.


Committee structure

  • Volunteer term: 1 September to 31 August
  • Committee size: minimum of 6, to a maximum of 12
  • In any Officer Role: Length of tenure: 9 years maximum
  • New – all Officer roles will be invited to attend an APM training webinar

Branches

APM branches offer opportunities to network and learn about latest developments in project management within your region.

If you are looking for an opportunity to volunteer within your local community (APM branches across the UK and Hong Kong) and provide activities to engage and promote project management, please get involved!

These activities will offer opportunities to members to network, make connections and learn about the latest developments in project, programme and portfolio management as well as helping them with their Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Each APM branch is formed of a Committee with several roles available to suit your volunteering ambitions.

If you need more information please contact Robert Allen, Branches Manager.

Specific Interest Groups (SIG)

The APM SIGs have an important role to play within APM in creating and disseminating new knowledge. They provide a forum where members and their guests can discuss a particular aspect of project, programme and portfolio management that is of current interest.

These groups help further the understanding and practice of tools and techniques within the defined area of interest. Several voluntary roles are available periodically within the SIGs.

If you need more information please contact Sarah Slater, Volunteering Manager.

 

See a full list of the Branches and SIGs, and read more information about the committee(s) you are interested in getting involved with.

Get involved. Nominate yourself today.

Any APM individual member interested in sitting on a committee, can do this by simply self-nominating themselves via the following link. We ask you to do this no later than 23:59hrs on Friday 18 June 2021.

Submit branch nomination now         Submit SIG nomination now

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Committee roles and eligibility

 Please note the following eligibility requirements for membership of a committee. 

Chair

  • Associate, Full or Fellow member with at least one year's APM membership
  • and membership of the committee

Secretary

  • Associate, Full or Fellow member with at least one year's APM membership
  • and membership of the committee

Treasurer

  • Associate, Full or Fellow member with at least one year's APM membership
  • and membership of the Branch committee

Committee

  • Student, Associate, Full or Fellow member only

The following document will provide more detail regarding each committee role.

DOWNLOAD ROLE DESCRIPTIONS

 

Committee insight

You can access the individual committee SIG and Branch reports below, providing a reflection on the past year and their future aspirations.

Timeframe

  • Nominations to open – Monday 3 May 2021
  • Nominations close – Friday 18 June 2021
  • The eligible nominees supporting statements will be published on the individual microsite pages on Friday 25 June 2021
  • APM individual members will then have one week in which to cast their vote to elect the new committee members for 2021/22.
  • Election process – Monday 28 June 2021 to Sunday 4 July 2021
  • New committee confirmations – Friday 09 July 2021
  • Committee handover – Monday 12 July to Tuesday 31 August 2021
  • New committee starts – Wednesday 1 September 2021
  • The officer roles of Chair, Secretary and Treasurer, will be elected at the first committee meeting, following the close of online committee elections.

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