Steering Group: notice of election

Nominations are invited for the Forum Steering Group, which will be elected at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 6 July. Any Forum member (who must live or work in the Soho Neighbourhood Area) is eligible and can nominate themselves.

The deadline for nominations is 6pm on Tuesday 21 June.

The role of the Steering Group is to facilitate the work of the Forum. It is responsible for the formal arrangements needed to carry out the Forum’s activities and is accountable to members at the Annual General Meeting. Members of the Steering Group are expected to play an active role.

At present, there are 16 elected Steering Group members and 2 co-opted members, most of whom are intending to stand in this election.

There are 8 Steering Group places for members from the residential community and 8 places for members from the business community. Among the business members the aim is to have 3 from small/medium sized businesses (SMEs); 2 from larger businesses; 2 from land holding interests; and 1 from local Business Improvement Districts (BIDs).

Candidates should indicate which category they belong to and email a brief supporting statement (max 150 words) with a photo to:

These will be published online and circulated to members. If there are more candidates than places in any membership category there may be a short hustings and a vote at the Inaugural Meeting.