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RUMA Chair and Deputy Chair vacancies

8th Jan 2020 / By Rebecca Veale

The Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture RUMA alliance has announced a call for nominations for the roles of RUMA Chair and Deputy Chair.

The two positions of RUMA Chair and Deputy Chair become vacant at the next RUMA AGM on March 4, 2020 and they are looking for suitable candidates who have the experience and passion to drive this influential organisation forward.

The chair, currently Gwyn Jones, is the figurehead for RUMA, leading the Board of Trustees, which is responsible for the affairs and governance of the organisation. The deputy chair is a supporting role to the chair.

Both positions will be elected by the RUMA Board of Trustees, following a recruitment and interview process. They will hold office initially for two years from March 2020.

Nominations for the two posts must be submitted to the Secretary General by January 31 and must be accompanied by a CV of the candidate and a letter of support from a RUMA membership organisation.

Prospective candidates must be prepared to attend an interview in London, on March 2, when an appointment will be made.

If you are interested in either role then please contact Rebecca Veale (), NPA Senior Policy Adviser, for the job descriptions and more information.

Who are RUMA?

RUMA was established in 1997 – it is a unique, independent non-profit group involving organisations that represent all stages of the food chain from ‘farm to fork’.

RUMA aims to produce a co-ordinated and integrated approach to best practice in animal medicine use.

NPA has been an active member of RUMA for many years. NPA Senior Policy Adviser Rebecca Veale sits as the NPA representative on the board of trustees for RUMA.