RAS AGM & Council Elections 2021

Ballot box
Dr Sian Prosser

Voting is now open for the 2021 Council Elections, the results of which will be announced at the 2021 online AGM on Friday 14 May. Details of how Fellows can attend the online AGM will be emailed to them this week.

Fellows are invited to log in to RAS Fellows' website to access details about this year's candidates and also cast their votes electronically for the following Council positions. Please note, we are only accepting electronic votes this year, paper ballots are not being distributed.


    Length of term

President Elect

 1 year as Elect then 2 years as President  

Vice President (A)

    2 years

Vice President (G)

    2 years


    5 years

Secretary (A)

    5 years

1 x Councillor (A)

    3 years

2 x Councillor (G)

    3 years

1 x Councillor (A/G)

    3 years


"A" covers all areas of astronomy and astrophysics, including exoplanets; "G" covers geophysics, solar, solar-terrestrial and planetary physics.

The deadline for electronic voting is midday on Thursday 13 May.

If you need any assistance logging on to the Fellows' website or have any questions about Council Elections please contact the Membership Officer, membership@ras.ac.uk


Submitted by Annie Hogan on Wed, 14/04/2021 - 15:00