31 October 2012 — The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors has vacancies on its Planning and Development Professional Group board. The board is responsible for the strategic direction of the professional group and promotes members’ professional interests through the provision of technical guidance and the development of professional standards locally and internationally. To register interest in joining the board or taking part in associated working groups, send a CV and short note to Tony Mulhall at  tmulhall@rics.org Vacancies close on 12 November 2012. Selection will be on the basis of ensuring that the board is representative of the wide spectrum of expertise and experience within the Planning and Development Professional Group.