Nomination papers for the 2016 Sealladh na Beinne Mòire Director elections will shortly be sent out to all Members.
Sealladh na Beinne Mòire made up of seven director manages the South Uist Estate.
There will be three vacancies on the Board this year.
Stephen MacAuley and John MacMillan are standing down as part of the rotating process of Director retirals, though they are free to stand for re-election.
Hector MacLeod has also resigned as a Director due to his own work commitments restricting the time he could contribute to SnBM. The Board wishes to thank Hector for the work and time he has put into the role over the past two years. As in previous years the election will be conducted by Electoral Reform Services, who will issue the ballot papers following the completion of the nomination process.
There is still time for new Members to join SnBM and be nominated for election as a Director and/or participate in the ballot.
Membership forms are available at: www.storasuibhist.com/members/or from Oifis Stòras.
Completed Membership applications should be returned by May 6th to be included in the 2016 election process. Director Nomination forms should be returned to Oifis Stòras by 12 midday on Friday May 13th. Nominations of a Full Member for Director can be made by any two Full Members.