The British Veterinary Nursing Association called for nominations to fill three RVN and two student vacancies on its Board of Council.

  • Ten valid nominations were received
  • The poll was conducted online and closed at midday on Friday 7 July 2023
  • Total number of voters = 212
  • Total number of eligible voters = 6038 (a turnout of 3.51%)

The nominated candidates (in alphabetical order by surname) and the votes received were as follows:

RVN Candidates (3 seats available)Student Candidates (2 seats available)
Kimberley Boparai (61)Kate Davies (87)
Felicity Caldwell (72)Julia Hamilton (66)
Victoria Foulkes (109)*Poppy Meredith (96)*
Declan Jones (113)*Ellis Stokes (101)*
Krishna Mistry (73)
Cheryl Plimmer (77)*

* Elected Candidates

Therefore, the following candidates will be presented to the AGM of the BVNA for ratification on Sunday 8 October 2023:

RVN Candidates – Declan Jones, Victoria Foulkes and Cheryl Plimmer

Student Candidates – Ellis Stokes and Poppy Meredith

BVNA would like to thank all candidates for applying, plus members who voted in the elections this year, and look forward to welcoming the successful candidates onto BVNA Council in October, following their ratification at the AGM held on Sunday 8 October 2023.

Any questions or comments may be addressed to Charlotte Pace, BVNA President, via;