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RIBA Gulf Chapter - Call for Nominations

RIBA Gulf Chapter - Call for nominations

07 June 2019

The RIBA Gulf Chapter announces its official elections of the Chapter Committee.

The RIBA therefore invites members who reside in the Gulf region to stand for election to join the Committee. This is an exciting time for the Chapter and RIBA as we look to strengthen our influence and reach in the region, and being part of the Committee will give you an opportunity to take part in the next step of shaping the Chapter’s future. Read more information on the Chapter in the role document.

Members who wish to stand will need to commit to active participation and be expected to attend regular monthly meetings.

There are 13 seats available for the following positions:

  • Chair
  • Vice Chair
  • Hon Treasurer
  • Country reps (UAE, Kuwait, KSA, Jordan, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain)
  • Sub-group leads for:
    • Communications, including social media
    • Marketing and public outreach
    • Events and CPD


Any Chartered Member with a declared address in the Gulf region may stand for election for the following Honorary posts:

  • Chair
  • Vice Chair
  • Hon Treasurer

Chartered, Associate or Affiliate member may apply for the following posts:

  • Sub-group leaders x 3 

Any Chartered, Associate or Affiliate Member with a declared address in the country in which the rep will be representing may stand for elections for the posts of country reps for the following countries:

  • UAE
  • Kuwait
  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Jordan
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Bahrain

All candidates will require two nominations from Chartered members and to complete a nomination form.

All candidates need to fill out an Election statement outlining reasons for seeking the role. Completed election statements must be sent to by Tuesday 18 June 2019.

If there is more than one nomination for a seat, voting will open on 19 June and close on 27 June. Announcement of election results will be made on 28 June.

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