1,131,923 members
1 year ago

When:
8 November, 2016

Location:
Ernest & Young Lecture Theatre

Organised by:
Electronic Music Appreciation Society (EMAS UWA)


The EMAS 2016 Annual General Meeting will be held to pass amendments to the EMAS Constitution and to vote for the EMAS Committee for 2017. The meeting will be held between 4pm and 7pm at the Ernest & Young Lecture Theatre at the UWA Business School, immediately followed by the presidential dinner (Location TBA).

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There will be 3 elections held, in which all UWA enrolled EMAS club members can vote:


1. 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

The 2 positions being elected:
- President
- Vice President

2. 2016 EXECUTIVE ELECTION

The 4 positions being elected :
- Treasurer
- Events Director
- Music Director
- Marketing Director
- (The position of Secretary and Equity Director will be filled by appointment from the pool of elected OCMs following the date of election).

3. 2016 COMMITTEE ELECTION

The positions being elected:
- 15 x Ordinary Committee members (OCMs)

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ESSENTIAL INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

1. 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
- Executive nominations are available only to members sitting on the 2016 EMAS Committee, and cadiates may only nominate for one position.
- To nominate for a presidential position, candidates must provide notification of their nomination (name, position) to RO@emas.org.au and an optional 200 word comment in support of their nomination by 5pm on Sunday 6th November.
-Presidential candidates will be afforded 3 minutes to speak in support of their application.
-Results will be announced immediately following the conduct of this election.
- Nominees will be allowed to elect a scrutineer to oversee the voting count process.
- Multiple nominees may elect the same scrutineer

2. 2016 EXECUTIVE ELECTION
- Executive nominations are available only to members sitting on the 2016 EMAS Committee, and candidates may only nominate for one position.
- To nominate for an executive position, candidates must provide notification of their nomination (name, position) to RO@emas.org.au and an optional 100 word comment in support of their nomination by 5pm on Sunday 6th November.
-Executive candidates will be afforded 2 minutes to speak in support of their application.
-Results will be announced immediately following the conduct of this election.
- Nominees will be allowed to elect a scrutineer to oversee the voting count process.
- Multiple nominees may elect the same scrutineer

3. 2016 COMMITTEE ELECTION
- To nominate for OCM, candidates can send notification of their name and an optional word 50 comment in support of their application to RO@emas.org.au. Nominations will close at 4.45PM on Monday 7th November, however ideally candidates should email nominations prior.
- OCM nominations received after 5pm on Sunday 6th November will not appear on the broad sheet, however nominations will be open until just before the committee elections.
-OCM candidates will be afforded 1 minute to speak in support of their application.
-Results will be announced at the Presidential Dinner.

Returning officers (contactable for any questions at the RO@emas.org.au address) are Iain McIntyre, Chris Norman, Zohaib Qazi and Jordan Furner.
For any further enquiries you can also contact Iain on 0410296391.

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VOTE TO BE CONDUCTED ON PROPOSED CONSTITUTION

In addition to the aforementioned elections, amendments to the EMAS constitution are to be proposed prior to the elections taking place.

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AGENDA FOR THE AGM:

1. Executive Reports
2. Constitution Vote
3. Presidential Election
4. Presidential Results Announced
5. Executive Election
6. Executive Results Announced
7. Committee Election
8. Formal Proceedings for the Meeting Conclude
9. Head to Dinner
10. Committee Election Results Announced

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2017 is going to be an incredible year, building on the successes and learning experiences of 2016, we hope to see you at the AGM to secure your part in the future of EMAS!