AGM & Elections

ALPSP Annual General Meetings

Annual General Meetings of the General Assembly of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers are scheduled to be held during the September ALPSP Conference.  

The Annual General Meeting is open to the named representative (also known as the 'main member contact') of all Full and Associate Members of ALPSP. Only representatives of Full Members are eligible to vote.

The 2019 AGM was held on Thursday 12 September at the de Vere Beaumont Estate, Burfield Road, Old Windsor, SL4 2JJ, United Kingdom.  The 2020 AGM will be held on Thursday 15 September at the Hilton Deansgate, Manchester, UK.

ALPSP members may click here to view AGM papers and the Memorandum and Articles of Association and Byelaws (you will need to login for access).

If you have any questions, please contact Wayne Sime, Chief Executive.

ALPSP Council 

Peter Ashman, Anthony Cond and Rita Scheman completed their terms of office in 2019.  There was a call for nominations and an election was held for the three vacant positions.  The results were confirmed at the AGM on 12 September.  We are pleased to welcome the following as directors and members of Council; they will take up their posts at 1 January 2020:

  • Rod Cookson, IWA Publishing
  • Allison Lang, BMJ
  • Wendy Queen, Project MUSE, Johns Hopkins University Press

Ordinary Members are Directors of ALPSP and therefore have legal responsibilities ( The term of office is three years, plus an optional further three years by re-election.  Ordinary Members do NOT have to be based in the UK.

ALPSP Council is responsible for determining the policy of the Association and comprises

  • Ordinary Members (from Full Members, elected by Full Members)
  • Chairs of relevant ALPSP Committees (from either Full or Associate Members)
  • Co-opted members (from either Full or Associate Members)
  • The Editor-in-Chief of Learned Publishing

If you have any questions, please contact Lesley Ogg.

September 2019