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Five seats up for election on the BDA's board

30 September 2019

Five seats on the BDA's board (known as the Principal Executive Committee or PEC) are now up for election, with the newly-elected representatives taking their seats in January 2020. 

Four seats are available for regional representatives and one seat is for a UK-wide representative (you can live/work anywhere in the UK), on the BDA's PEC.

The PEC is the BDA's decision-making body, and is responsible for the strategy, policy and business operational plans for the BDA.

The seats up for election for this round are:

  • East Midlands and Central
  • London
  • Scotland
  • South East
  • UK-wide

All full BDA members (excluding BDA student members) are eligible to nominate themselves for a PEC seat if they have been a member since 27 September 2018. 

You can self-nominate for the relevant regional seat, and/or for the UK wide seat, take a look at our map showing the regions covered by each seat.

If you'd like to find out more about the role and its responsibilities, read our FAQs.



  • 27 September: Nominations open
  • 25 October: Nominations close
  • 11 November: Ballot mailing begins
  • 5 December: Ballot closes at noon
  • 1 January: Successful candidates commence their three-year term

More information

For more information, please email