Call for Nominations to the Executive Committee & Notice of AGM
Dear ascilite members,
This is an invitation to ascilite members 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.
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, the Treasurer along with 3 committee members form Group 1 and are elected in one year while the President, Vice-President/Executive Officer and 3 other committee members form Group 2 and are elected the next year.
Call for Nominations
This year, the Call for Nominations is for Group 2. Consequently, nominations are called for President, Vice-President/Executive Officer (combined role) and up to 3 non-office bearer committee members. Within this group, two committee members have indicated that they are retiring this year.
- Caroline Steel, President
- John Egan, Executive Committee Member.
How to Nominate
To nominate, read the Prospective Executive Committee Member Information and then print and complete the 2015 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 email@example.com by 14 October 2015.
The Call for Nominations is open to all financial members from 17 September to 2 October 2015.
Votes are cast online and voting will be open to all financial members from 7 October to 28 October 2015. Members will be sent candidate information with a voting link on 6 October.
Votes are tallied and candidates are notified of results by 29 October 2015.
The results of this ballot will be announced at the ascilite AGM during the ascilite 2015 Conference.
Any financial member who is unable to cast a vote online can email their name and postal address to the Returning Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on 15 October 2015 in order to receive a postal ballot paper by mail.
Notification of Annual General Meeting
Notice is hereby given of the 2015 ascilite Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Monday 30 November 2015 at 12:15pm. The meeting will be conducted at the ascilite 2015 annual conference, Curtin University, Western Australia. AGM papers will be distributed via email on 20 October and a limited number of hard copies will be available at the meeting.
Caroline Steel, ascilite President