AGM Voting Changes


This year, the AMSS is changing up the way that voting occurs at our Annual General Meeting (AGM). For the first time, we will introduce online voting for some committee positions, so please read the following carefully!

Not sure what you should apply for in 2017? Click on the red links below for position descriptions, chat to current office bearers or email returningofficer@amss.org.au!

  

Executive Elections at the AGM

Election of the AMSS Executive for 2017 will occur as per the status quo. Nominations (100 words maximum) will be uploaded to the AMSS website and each nominee will have the opportunity to give a 2 minute speech followed by 1 minute of questions at the AGM on September 15. Only AMSS members in attendance at the AGM will be eligible to vote for the Executive, unless they have cast a valid proxy vote prior. The Executive positions up for election include:

Committee Elections at the AGM

Election of the following AMSS Committee positions will occur at the AGM on September 15 as per the status quo. Nominations (100 words maximum) will be uploaded to the AMSS website and each nominee will have the opportunity to give a 1 minute speech followed by 1 minute of questions at the AGM. Only AMSS members in attendance at the AGM will be eligible to vote for these positions unless they have cast a valid proxy vote prior.

Online Committee Elections

Election of the following AMSS Committee positions will occur entirely online. Nominations (100 words maximum) will be uploaded to the AMSS website and all AMSS members will be eligible to vote online via the website during the specified voting period (September 16-18).

Other Committee Positions

The following positions have been traditionally appointed by the Executive and this process will continue into the future. Applications typically open in August-September. Email vpc@amss.org.au with any questions.

The AMSS Year Level Representatives, Education Representatives and International Representatives will be elected online at the beginning of 2017, as per the status quo.

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To nominate for a position on the 2017 Committee or Executive, please fill in this online form which will open at 8:00am on Monday, September 5. Please note that, as always, campaigning for votes is strictly prohibited. Any nominee found to be in breach of this policy will have their nomination(s) revoked. Click here for more details and direct any questions to returningofficer@amss.org.au.

Not sure what to apply for? Click on the red links above to view position descriptions and see who previous office bearers are, then hunt them down for a chat!