Manchester Digital is run by a 12-person council that is elected by the members of Manchester Digital. Each year half the posts on the council come up for election and members are elected for two years.
The elections will be administered by Electoral Reform Services (ERS).
Nominations are open until 28 June 2012. You can put yourself forward here.
Electronic voting is open from 4 July to 18 July 2012. Paid up members of Manchester Digital will be sent a ballot email by ERS with passcodes enabling them to place their vote on the ERS website.
The results will be announced at the AGM on the 19 July 2012.
There are 6 posts. Any member can stand for election. Individual members can put themselves forward, and organisations can put forward an employee, partner or director.
Click here for the rules of the election process.
The council is the governing body of the Manchester Digital Association. It appoints the board of Manchester Digital Limited.
There are 12 places on the council and council members are elected for 2 years.
Council meetings take place every other month, or sometimes monthly depending on what is happening. Council members are expected to attend most of these meetings.
Council members are expected to help out with working groups such as the Education group (which looks at training and skills issues), or the Big Chip organising group.