Call for Nominations for two vacant places on the WHA Board

Election picThe WHA is issuing a call for nominations to join the WHA Board of Directors following the opening of two vacancies. Positions on the WHA Board are elected from the membership of the WHA and REA biomass heat members.

As per the Bye-laws, which stipulates the board categories, the two open board positions are for representatives from a:

Following the election, the newly appointed Directors will be registered as a company director of the Wood Heat Association at Companies House.

The WHA Bye-Laws can be found here, with the Board categories listed in paragraph 11.2.

The current WHA Board can also be viewed here.

Role Description

The elected term of a board member is three years and the role description includes:

The Board will also be asking one of the newly appointed Directors to take on a voluntary Treasury role for the WHA Board, which will involve being the main board contact between the WHA Board and the REA accounts team.

How to make a nomination

Members can nominate either themselves or another member.

To make a nomination download and complete the WHA_Board_application_form_2019  and email it to the membership officer, Mark Sommerfeld (, by 23:59 on Friday, 9th August 2018.

We will then invite members to vote (online) from the Monday 2nd September 2019 to 15th September 2019.

If you have any questions in relation to the role, or the election process, please contact Mark Sommerfeld.

Good Luck!