SAVC: Call for Nomination to fill one vacancy on Council


Dear Registrees

Due to the resignation of Dr C Nkuna as a member of Council with effect from 1 September 2017, which creates a vacancy on Council, Council is calling for the nomination of a candidate (one candidate only) for the election of a council member for the remainder of the current term of office from 1 August 2016 to 31 July 2019. The requisite notice is published in the Government Gazette today.
I accordingly await the nominations of one veterinarian to serve on the South African Veterinary Council. Registered veterinarians are entitled to nominate one veterinarian.

The nomination form must be lodged with the Registrar before 16h00 on Friday, 8 December 2017. The nomination form is available at this LINK or on request from the South African Veterinary Council offices, Tel (012) 345 6360.

An election manifesto must accompany the nomination form. The manifesto must not exceed two hundred words and include must the following:                                        
1. Academic qualifications;                                        
2. Career record and achievements;                                 
3. Special interest;                                               
4. Public and professional service; and                        
5. A mission statement. 


Lynette Havinga
Registrar, SAVC


Links to African Council websites

Veterinary Statutory Bodies in Africa

Veterinary Council of Namibia

Veterinary Council of Zimbabwe (department of livestock and veterinary services)

Kenya Veterinary Board

Veterinary Council of Tanzania

Botswana Veterinary Association

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