Vacancy – Lay Director of the BAcC Governing Board

We are seeking to recruit a Lay Director to join our Governing Board, replacing a director who will retire at this year’s AGM having completed their term. We ideally would like individuals with one or more of the following:

  • experience in membership services
  • experience in income diversification
  • some legal expertise (not necessarily a law qualification, but comfort in interpreting legal documents)
Additional requirements:
  • clear, strategic thinker
  • good, independent judgement
  • ability to think creatively
  • maintenance of confidentiality and duties under the GDPR and data protection legislation
  • able to demonstrate integrity, objectivity, accountability and openness
  • willingness to speak their mind and be prepared to make unpopular recommendations to the Governing Board
  • strong diplomacy and listening skills
  • understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of being a Director
  • director-level experience
  • experience of being on a board
  • ability to work effectively in a team and accept collective responsibility for decisions taken
  • commitment to the BAcC and its objectives

The successful applicant will also have a keen interest in acupuncture and a passion for promoting it as a valid healthcare choice.

Please see the full pack for further details. In order to apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter to by 8am on Monday 17 July 2023.

Online interviews are scheduled to take place in the week commencing 24 July 2023.

British Acupuncture Council
June 2023