Call to Action: Expressions of interest - BASES Chair-Elect

16th April 2020

Prof Richard Tong FBASES has decided to only serve one term as Chair. As such, we will need a Chair Elect to be in place by the November 2020 Board meeting and AGM, to shadow Richard in his final year.

If you are interested in applying for the role, the job description can be found here and the application form can be found here.

Interested candidates are to submit their endorsed expressions of interest for this vacancy by Friday 15 May 2020.

BASES Members will then be advised of who has submitted an application form, and eligible members* will be able to vote for their preferred candidate at the end of May 2020. (*Professional, Fellows and Retired members only are able to vote. Overseas and Affiliate members are not entitled to vote. Students and Graduates are only able to vote for student positions, for which the Chair-Elect role is not).

The successful candidate will be announced mid-June 2020.

If any prospective applicant would like a confidential chat, please contact Ian Wilson, BASES Executive Director (


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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