AGM 2017 Voting Changes


Following up from the success of last year's Annual General Meeting (AGM), the AMSS is once again using online voting, but just note there are still some changes for 2017!

Not sure what you should apply for in 2018? 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 2018 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 14. 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 14 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.

New Positions for 2018

The AMSS is incredibly proud to introduce two new positions for 2018, the Gender Officers and LGBTQI+ Officer. These positions have been created to reflect the diverse medical student body and represent the views of all our members. In keeping with our commitment to celebrating diversity and working towards equity, we hope that these roles will be filled by students with passion and dedication. Please see the Committee position descriptions below for more information.

​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 15-17).

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 2018, as per the status quo.

It's Your AMSS!

Being a part of the AMSS Commmittee is one of the most rewarding things you can do during your time at Medical School! Don't believe us? Click here to find out more!

To nominate for a position on the 2017 Committee or Executive, please fill in this online form which will open at 7:30pm on Monday, September 4Please 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!