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Society for the History of Natural History

Council Elections

Council Elections

Election of Trustees

SHNH is a registered charity, (charity no. 210355) run by voluntary trustees elected from the membership at our Annual General Meeting. If you are a member of SHNH and would like to stand as an elected trustee please download the Nomination Form here. You will need to supply the name and email address of a proposer and seconder who have agreed to support your nomination, both of whom should be fully paid-up personal members of SHNH. Nomination forms must be returned to the Secretary ( by the stated closing date. The form may be signed digitally.

The roles for each of the portfolios are available in ‘Schedule 1: Portfolios of Council’ which is available to download here.

The President is elected for a maximum period of three years. All other positions are also initially for three years but re-election is possible at the end of that term. The current Trustees and their roles can be located here.

If you have any questions about becoming a Trustee, please contact the President, Ms Gina Douglas (