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          Any eligible* member may be nominated for a position on the Executive Council
          to take offi ce from the 2018 AGM.
            The seven positions available are:
            A Nomination must be proposed and seconded by two eligible* members in
          accordance with Rule 23 and sent so as to reach the Society’s Secretary no later
          than 31  December 2017.
            *An eligible member is any paid-up voting Member who is over 18 years old
          and has been a Member of the Society for at least 12 months.
            A sample Nomination Form can be downloaded from the website at

                       PROPOSITIONS FOR THE AGM
          Members wishing to place any propositions before the 2018 Annual General
          Meeting of the Society should submit them to the Secretary before 31st
          December 2017. Such propositions must be in writing and signed by a proposer
          and seconder, both of whom must be members of the Society.
                              THE ROSEN AWARD
          The Rosen Award is given for the best publication printed jointly by Members of
          a Branch of the Society.
            The printing and fi nishing must be done entirely by Branch Members who
          must also be paid up Members of the Society. It is not necessary for every
          Member of the Branch to participate, although as many as possible should be
          involved in it’s production.
            Every sheet including the cover should be identifi able with the Member or
          Press Name and BPS membership number on either the front or reverse.
            Fifteen copies should be sent to the Society’s Secretary to arrive by 15th
          January 2018.
            Claims for reimbursement of carriage costs may be sent to the Society’s

                              THE COLES AWARD
          The Coles Award is open to any young person under the age of 18. They should
          submit ten copies of each of four different printed specimens that have been
          their own work. Their parents or a member of the Society may offer supervision
          only and should submit details of how the work was carried out.
            The competition is open to members and non members of the Society.
            The winning entry will receive a shield to hold for twelve months along with
          membership of the Society for twelve months. All entries should be sent to
          the Society’s Secretary to arrive by 31st December 2017. The judging will be
          undertaken by the Executive Council at it’s fi rst meeting of 2018.

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