The ARB has released the names of candidates for chairmanship of its board. As revealed in the AJ (AJ 9.5.02), Owen Luder has made a bid for the chair with Judge Humphrey Lloyd running for deputy chair. Construction chief Alan Crane has also put himself forward for chairman in a challenge to Luder. Ian Davidson, director of Lifschutz Davidson, is running against Lloyd for deputy.
Members will vote on the candidates at the nex ARB board meeting on 23 May.
Robin Vaughan, the ARB's chief executive and registrar, refuted allegations that there is a lack o transparency in the election procedures in a letter to the AJ this week (page 18).