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 will be held on Thursday 12 September at the de Vere Beaumont Estate, Burfield Road, Old Windsor, SL4 2JJ, United Kingdom. 

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 

At the end of 2019, we shall have three vacancies for ordinary members as Peter Ashman, Anthony Cond and Rita Scheman will have completed their terms of office.  We should like to thank them for all their work and support for ALPSP.

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, and the term would start on 1 January 2020.  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

Procedure and timetable for elections

Should the number of nominations received, including those made by Council (which will not be announced until after the nominations deadline), exceed the number of vacancies, the designated representative of each Full Member will be entitled to cast one vote for each vacancy on the voting paper to be provided. Should the number of nominations received by Monday 1 July 2019 not exceed the number of vacancies, a ballot will not be held and the vacancies will be filled by Council nominees.

If there is an election, the timetable will be:
Monday 1 July 2019 Deadline for nominations
Monday 15 July 2019 Voting opens (details of candidates and voting form circulated to Full Members)
Tuesday 20 August 2019 at 23:59 GMT Voting closes
Thursday 12 September 2019 Results of election declared at the ALPSP AGM

If you have any questions, please contact Lesley Ogg.

August 2019