BSHNI Vice-Chairman

  • The Vice-Chairman of the BSHNI committee:
  • Appointed for 2 years with expected succession to Chairman. Not eligible for re-election.
  • Attends BSHNI committee meetings
  • Supports the Chairman in his/her activities (see description of Chairman role).
  • Deputises for Chairman when he/she is unable to attend meetings,eg annual SIG meeting.
  • Is the committee member to whom tasks are most likely to be delegated by the Chairman.
  • Also contributes to general BSHNI committee work

BSHNI Secretary

  • The secretary is appointed for 2 years. Eligible for re-election.
  • Supports the Chairman in his/her activities (see description of Chairman role).
  • Attends BSHNI committee meetings
  • Responsible for communications with society members (following committee discussion
  • and usually issued by the Chairman)
  • Primary coordinating role for the annual society meeting.
  • Takes minutes for the Annual General Meeting, held at the BSHNI annual meeting.
  • Takes minutes from interim BSHNI committee meetings
  • Maintains membership database.
  • Also contributes to general BSHNI committee work

BSHNI Treasurer

  • The treasurer is appointed for 2 years. Eligible for re-election
  • Attends BSHNI committee meetings
  • The Treasurer’s primary responsibility on behalf of the society is to ensure that the society’s financial obligations are met
  • This includes ensuring that all financial dealings are accounted for, grants are appropriately received and spent, and membership dues are collected
  • The Treasurer should ensure that the society operates within current legal and financial guidelines
  • The Treasurer should prepare an annual statement of the Society’s financial position to be presented at the AGM, held during the BSHNI annual meeting
  • The Treasurer should monitor the appropriate disbursement of society funds as prizes or grants and ensure that sufficient funds are available to support all proposed projects
  • Also contributes to general BSHNI committee work

BSHNI Training Adviser

  • Appointed for 2 years.Eligible for re-election.
  • The Training Adviser will work closely with the trainee representative of the BSHNI committee to:
  • Maintain and update the database of trainees interested in Head and Neck Imaging.
  • Serve as a point of contact within the Society for trainees seeking advice on training and career.
  • Develop and maintain a database of higher training opportunities in the UK.
  • Work with the RCR to provide Consultant workforce planning in Head & Neck Imaging.
  • Take the lead in updating core and subspecialty Head & Neck curricula for the RCR when required.
  • Organise and helps chair the Trainee Presentation sessions at the Annual Meeting.
  • Attends BSHNI committee meetings
  • Also contributes to general BSHNI committee work

Member at large (IT and website)

  • This officer is appointed for 2 years. Eligible for re-election
  • Attends BSHNI committee meetings
  • Primary responsibility is the updating and management of the BSHNI website (as instructed by the Chairman).
  • Advises on other IT aspects including communications with members.
  • Also contributes to general BSHNI committee work

Member at large (Refresher course)

  • This officer is appointed for 2 years. Eligible for re-election
  • Attends BSHNI committee meetings
  • Primary responsibility is the planning (in conjunction with BSHNI committee) and organisation of the BSHNI refresher course
  • Also contributes to general BSHNI committee work

Trainee Representative

  • This officer is appointed for 2 years. Eligible for re-election
  • Attends BSHNI committee meetings
  • Primary responsibility is  updating and maintenance of the BSHNI Trainee Database
  • Keeping trainees informed of upcoming meetings
  • Liaise closely with the BSHNI Training Advisor
  • Maintaining links with ENT Surgical trainees
  • Also contributes to general BSHNI committee work