Call for Nominations to the Executive Committee & Notice of AGM
As per the ASCILITE constitution, current members are now invited to stand for election to the ASCILITE Executive Committee. Current ASCILITE financial members who value the services and professional community engagement offered through our not-for-profit Society, and who believe they have the time, commitment and dedication to work in a voluntary capacity to contribute toward a variety of ASCILITE activities, are invited to nominate for election to the Executive Committee.
You will find details of current Executive Members here and a summary of Executive roles and responsibilities are outlined in the document Prospective Executive Committee Member Information. ASCILITE members nominating for a position on the committee must complete the 2017 Executive Committee Nomination Form.
For further information on the work of the Society or Executive membership please contact the President, Vice-President or any Executive Committee member. We will be happy to answer your questions.
The ASCILITE Executive Committee has up to nine elected members as follows:
- Three office bearers: President, Vice-President/Executive Officer and Treasurer
- Six non-office bearer members
As per the ASCILITE Constitution, Group 1 comprises the Treasurer along with 3 committee members. These positions are elected in one year while Group 2 comprises the President, Vice-President/Executive Officer and 3 other committee members who are elected the next year. Elections are for two year terms.
Call for Nominations
This year, the Call for Nominations is for Group 2. Consequently, nominations are called for President, Vice President and up to 3 non-office bearer committee positions. Members are welcome to nominate for any position in Group 2 by following the nomination process below.
How to Nominate
To nominate, read the Prospective Executive Committee Member Information and then print and complete the 2017 Executive Committee Nomination Form.
You must be a current ASCILITE member to be a nominee and the form requires you to be nominated and seconded by two other current ASCILITE members.
A photo and brief bio must accompany your nomination form.
Email the completed form and accompanying documentation to the Returning Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org by 10 October 2017.
The Call for Nominations is open to all financial members from 20 September to 10 October 2017.
Votes are cast online and voting will be open to all financial members from 11 October to 31 October 2017. Members will be sent candidate information with a voting link on 11 October.
Votes are tallied and candidates are notified of results on 1 November 2017.
The results of this ballot will be announced at the ASCILITE AGM during the ASCILITE 2017 Conference.
Any financial member who is unable to cast a vote online can email their name and postal address to the Returning Officer at email@example.com by 5pm on 13 October 2017 in order to receive a postal ballot paper by mail.
Notification of Annual General Meeting
Notice is hereby given of the 2017 ASCILITE Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Monday 4 December 2017 at 12:30pm. The meeting will be conducted at the ASCILITE 2017 annual conference, hosted by the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba, Queensland. AGM papers will be distributed via email on 1 November and a limited number of hard copies will be available at the meeting.