We are the 50th member of the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) formed in 1959.
The management of the Society is vested in the Council, which consists of the President, the Immediate Past President, the Vice-President, the Honorary
Secretary, the Honorary Treasurer, in addition to seven ordinary members. The policies formed by the Council are supported by active committees: Scientific and Research, Education and Learning, Membership and Recruitment, Publicity and Marketing, Social and Welfare.
The policies formed by the Council are supported by active committees: Scientific and Research, Education and Learning, Membership and Recruitment, Publicity and Marketing, Social and Welfare.
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The Society is still growing with individual Members. Networking & collaborating is essential to increasing NICOS Membership.
A full NICOS member can join the Council for a maximum term of 3 years (see constitution). A full member can also be nominated for officer roles – Vice President, Hon Secretary and Hon Treasurer which are voluntary roles although it is preferred that experience of NICOS organisation is obtained first by joining a committee and becoming a Council member.
There are five committees within NICOS. The committees meet regularly and report their activities to the NICOS Council. As a Full, Associate, Affiliate or Student member of the Society, you can join a committee of your choice by contacting the secretariat Your name will then be passed onto the chair of your chosen committee.
The Council report back to the membership via the NICOS newsletter, emails, NICOS website or one of its social media platforms.
Full members of the NICOS can apply to join the Council at the Annual General Meeting by completing and forwarding a nomination form to the NICOS Secretariat. Nomination papers are sent out in November each year. The AGM takes place annually in December of each year.