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What’s up for election in 2023?

There are only a couple of weeks left to nominate yourself for the RTPI elections

As a member of the RTPI everyone can get actively involved in the work of the Institute. 

Nominations are open for the following roles:

Presidential Team – Vice President for 2024 (President 2025)

The Vice President will become the President in 2025 – the figurehead for the RTPI and the planning profession. The Vice Presidency will allow the person elected to office to take on some duties in 2024 in preparation for the Presidency in 2025. The main duties will be speaking at engagements to promote the profession to a wide national and international audience, and to inspire members through visits and events.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the elected body responsible for setting the strategic direction of the RTPI’s affairs including responsibility for RTPI’s finances and health and safety.

  • Chartered Trustees (three positions)
  • Trustee for English Regions (one position)
  • Honorary Solicitor and Secretary (one position)
  • English Regions Trustee (one position)
  • Young Planner Trustee (one position)

General Assembly

The General Assembly is the forum for debate about the development of planning policy and practice as well as providing the debating chamber for the Board of Trustees decisions.

  • Chartered Members (Fourteen positions)
  • Associate Members (two positions)
  • Legal Member/Legal Associate (two positions
  • Student/Licentiate (three positions)


  • Nominations: opens: 5 June 2023 closes: 24 July 2023
  • Deadline for supporter confirmation: 5pm Tuesday 25 July 2023
  • Voting: opens: 21 August - closes: 25 September 2023
  • Candidates notified of results: 2 October 2023
  • Candidates asked to express interest in serving on a RTPI Committee for 2023: Monday 9 October 2023

By volunteering you will learn new skills and knowledge and expand your professional network and have an active role in shaping the planning profession.

Thanks to you we can strengthen our profession’s collective voice and promote the profession of a new generation.

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