Regional Council Elections 2023
We are pleased to announce the conclusion of the nomination process for the regional council elections in 2023.
It takes diversity of thought, culture and perspective for athletics to become a more inclusive sport where everyone belongs and can flourish, so, as always, we actively encouraged nominations from candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds.
Watch the video below to hear what some of our Councillors have to say about their role.
Find out what some of our current Councillors say
The regional council elections decided who would represent the views of the sport at the grassroots. In total, across the nine England Athletics’ regions there were 36 seats up for election.
How does the election process work?
Anyone who wished to stand as a regional councillor in one of the nine regions needed to submit their nomination between 23 January and 24 February.
If the number of candidates matched the number of vacant seats in a region, then those candidates were elected automatically onto that regional council once the nomination process had ended.
If the number of candidates exceeded the number of vacant seats in a region, then affiliated clubs and members in that region selected their preferred candidate[s].
Any ballots took place between 6 and 27 March.
Find out more about the role of regional councillors and regional councils (PDF 136kB)