Positions available at BAFA

There are several opportunities open for volunteers to work with BAFA. We accept self-nominations and nominations from friends/colleagues for posts. Please do not be too modest or wait to be asked – your interest in any of these positions would be very much welcomed. 

Invitation for Expressions of Interest in Becoming Vice President.

A vacancy will arise for a change of vice president of BAFA from 1 May 2022. The Trustees would like to hear from any and all members of BAFA who might be interested in becoming vice president.

The vice president is one of the Trustees of the association. The Trustees are responsible for the proper conduct of the association’s affairs, within the provisions of the constitution and of resolutions passed by the Annual Meeting. These responsibilities include the overall direction of the association, overseeing the implementation of agreed policies and strategies, and ensuring that the affairs of the association are conducted in a manner that complies with UK charity law. The vice president is also a member of the executive committee, which is responsible for the day-to-day decision-making and implementation of agreed policies and strategies of the association.

The vice president will hold office for a period of two yearscommencing on the first day of the month of May succeeding the Annual Meeting at which they have been elected, and will immediately thereafter become president for a period of two years.

Applications close on 15 January 2022.

Please do not be too modest: if you think you could be willing and able to take on the role, we encourage you to contact our president, Professor Teerooven Soobaroyen ( for a discussion and/or to register your interest.

Appointments are made under our Diversity and Inclusion Policy and are overseen by our Diversity and Inclusion Monitoring Committee.