By-law 3: Elections

Accepted: 7 December 2011

3.1. Nominations and voting rights
Dates and timeline for nominations and voting will be determined as part of the annual calendar to be approved at the final Board meeting for each year.

Nominations and elections take place before the Annual General Meeting.  Any nominator, nominee, or elected officer must be a financial member of the Association. No person can hold more than one position on the Board.

3.1.1. Member Association

  • Voting Members of Member Associations will receive information regarding nomination for and voting for the positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer.

3.1.2. Personal Member

  • Personal Members will receive information regarding nomination and voting for the positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer.
  • Personal Members residing in a State/Territory will receive information regarding nomination for and voting for a Director on the Board.

3.1.3. Schools K-12 Member

  • The nominated representative will receive information regarding nomination for and voting for the positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. The nominated representative residing in a State/Territory will receive information regarding nomination for and voting for their State Director on the Board.
  • The nominated representative is responsible for passing on relevant information.

3.1.4. Corporate Member

  • The nominated representative will receive information regarding voting for the positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer.
  • The nominated representative residing in a State/Territory will receive information regarding voting for their State Director on the Board.
  • The nominated representative is responsible for passing on relevant information.

3.2. Administration of ballot
The Voting Members of Member Associations, Personal Members, and the individual nominated to represent Schools K-12 Members and Corporate Member, are entitled to vote in a ballot conducted by the Association.

The Chief Executive Officer shall distribute the ballot or recommend, through the Board, the appointment of another individual or organisation to distribute the ballot. The Board shall make the relevant appointment of the other individual or organisation who shall not be a candidate in the election.

The ballot will contain the name of the office to be filled and the names of the candidates, listed in alphabetical order. The brief curriculum vitae and statement of professional concerns shall also be listed.

An independent scrutineer, appointed by the Board, will oversee the conduct of the ballot following the closure of the vote.

Last updated: 17 May 2015


Last updated: 6/8/2015 1:28:09 PM