The 2018 Adelaide Business Students' Society (ABSS) Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held as per the following details:
Date: Wednesday 24 October 2018
Location: Napier G03 Lecture Theatre, University of Adelaide SA 5005
The AGM is open to all members (i.e. all students enrolled in the Business School at the University of Adelaide). All those in attendance must be or have been business students, this will be strictly enforced.
Pursuant to section 6.3(e) of our Constitution, 'elections shall be governed by the committee and overseen by a returning officer whom shall be appointed by the Business school.' The Returning Officer is Andrew Klima who can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please find attached:
Pursuant to s 6.3(e) of our Constitution 'elections shall be governed by the committee and overseen by a returning officer whom shall be appointed by the Business school.' The Returning Officer is Andrew Klima who can be contacted at email@example.com
All committee positions shall be subject to re-election during the process of the AGM. No retiring committee member shall be eligible to stand for re-election without nomination. No other person shall be eligible to stand for election unless a member of the association has nominated that person at least 14 days before the meeting by delivering the nomination of that person to the secretary of the association. The election will be held at the Annual General Meeting on the 24th of October.
Nominations are called for the following positions:
The Vice President
Career Services Director
Education and Competitions Director
Nomination must be made on the appropriate form, which can be found here: https://aliamin1.typeform.com/to/KxhXV3
The nomination form must be completed NO LATER THAN SUNDAY 14 OCTOBER 2018 at 5:00pm ((ACST) Adelaide Time). Nomination forms received after this time WILL NOT be accepted. If you are having any issues please contact Ali Amin at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Returning Officer at email@example.com. Please ensure your photo is sent by the deadline.
As part of the election rules, when nominating for a position on the ABSS Committee, do the following:
Prepare a candidate statement (a maximum of 400 words if you are running for President and a maximum of 200 words if you are running for another executive position
Provide a passport sized photo;
Your candidate statement and picture will be published on our website and any other medium the Committee sees fit to make sure students are properly informed on their candidates. If you do not comply with these requirements, your nomination will be invalid.
To be eligible to nominate for a position you must be a current student of the University of Adelaide, including being currently enrolled or previously enrolled in a degree offered by the Business School.
Nomination to the position of President
If you intend to nominate for the position of President, you must satisfy clause 6.3(d) of the ABSS Constitution. If you do not satisfy clause 6.3(d), your nomination will not be accepted. Clause 6.3 reads:
6.3 Eligibility for nomination for the position of President
d) Nominations for the position of President can only be made by persons who have served on the ABSS Committee for one year (or the equivalent to a one year term).