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BoT Elections 2022

The 2022 Board of Trustees Election process is underway, the call for nomination for candidates to stand for election as trustees on the Bestmed Board closed at 12:00 (midday) on Monday, 31 January 2022. 

As previously communicated to all members, the terms of office of one (1) Employee Member Representative, one (1) Individual Member Representative and one (1) Continuation/Retired/Widowed Member Representative will come to an end at the 2022 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”).

PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd (“PwC”) has been appointed as the Independent Electoral Body (“IEB”) in respect of the following electoral processes and voting activities:

  • the call for trustee nominations; 
  • receiving and vetting of nominations received from members; and 
  • overseeing the election processes.

Any election-related queries must be directed to the IEB on - 

  • telephone: 012 429 0505 or
  • email: za_bestmedelection2022@pwc.com

The IEB will be the only party that will respond to any queries related to the electoral processes.

Voting in respect of the election of members to the Board of Trustees will open on Wednesday, 20 April 2022 at 08:00 and close on Friday, 27 May 2022 at 16:00. 

Members are afforded the opportunity to vote by using one (1) of the methods below:

  • Voting method 1: Online voting; or
  • Voting method 2: Postal, email or drop-off.

Voting Method 1: Online voting

Members who have opted to receive communications from the Scheme via email will receive an email containing:

  • Voting information/instructions and Trustees Election Candidate List including a summary of their curricula vitae as submitted by the candidates
  • A link to access the PwC Online Voting Platform
  • A link to a video demonstrating how to vote using the PwC Online Voting Platform

In order to access and vote using the PwC Online Voting Platform, each member is required to have a unique email address (meaning an email address not shared with another Bestmed Member) recorded on the membership data of Bestmed. Members who did not opt to receive communication from the Scheme via email, may still opt to vote using the PwC Online Voting Platform by contacting Bestmed and update their contact details.

To vote using the PwC Online Voting Platform, click on this link: https://onlinevoting.za.pwc.com.

Click here to be redirected to a video demonstrating how to vote using the PwC Online Voting Platform.

Voting Method 2: Postal, email or drop-off

Members who have opted to receive communication from the Scheme via the South African Post Office will receive a voting pack in the post. The voting pack consists of the following documents:

  • Voting information/instructions and Trustees Election Candidate List including a summary of their curricula vitae as submitted by the candidates
  • Bestmed Ballot Paper
  • Self-addressed return envelope (a free postage envelope in which to insert your completed Ballot Paper for postal submission to the IEB).

Members who did not opt to receive communication from the Scheme via email, may still opt to vote using the PwC Online Voting Platform by contacting Bestmed and update their contact details.

After updating contact details and receiving confirmation that the contact details have been updated with the email address, to vote using the PwC Online Voting Platform, members may click on the above-mentioned link.

We look forward to your continued support and participation in the Bestmed Board of Trustees Election!

Downloads

2022 BoT election information and CV booklet