Queensland PRIA 2016 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Queensland members of the Public Relations Institute of Australia will take place on Tuesday 23 August 2015‚Äč. All Queensland members please review the nomination form and process for elections, and consider who you would like to represent your state. We anticipate the meeting will go for no longer than one hour.

This is a PRIA member-only event.

Elections will be held at the AGM for these roles:

Division Council member

Nominations: Elizabeth Mortensen MPRIA, Eva Ford-Murphy FPRIA, Helen Hutchings FPRIA, Sharon Suzor MPRIA, Harriet Swatman MPRIA, Naomi Jamieson MPRIA, Deanna Nott MPRIA

Division President

Nominations: Marie Howarth FPRIA

Appointee to the National Board

Nominations: Marie Howarth FPRIA

Nominations: Nominations can be submitted by and for current financial members. The nomination process is below.

To nominate yourself for one of the above positions, please email admin@pria.com.au with the position for which you would like to be nominated. Please include a brief statement about why you wish to nominate and a copy of your CV.

Please note that all nominees for the position of Division Councillor must be financial Members, Associate Members or Fellows of PRIA. All nominees for the position of Division President/Director must be financial Members or Fellows of PRIA.

The Constitution of the PRIA outlines the nomination process as follows:

  • All nominations must be received by the PRIA National Office by 12.00pm Midday AEST, on Thursday 18 August 2016.
  • The National Office will verify that nominees are financial PRIA Members.
  • The requirement is a minimum of 5 Division Councillors.
  • There must be a minimum of 15 members present at the meeting (in person or via teleconference) for the meeting to proceed
  • The vote for Divisional President and Councillors will be conducted at the AGM and each candidate may supply a brief statement and CV.
  • The Divisional Council may appoint a Divisional Vice-President, Honorary Secretary and or a Divisional Honorary Treasurer from amongst the members of the Divisional Council.
  • Should insufficient Members nominate for the position of President or Division Councillors, the National Board, in consultation with the Division, may appoint Members to the Division Council which will elect a President from the Division Councillors.

*Note: Should the President be unable to serve as the National Board Member/Director, Councils may elect one of their number to serve in this role. The person so elected becomes a Director.

AGM Details

Date: Tuesday 23 August, 2016
Time: 12:30pm - 13:30pm. Please arrive for 12:15.
Venue: Gambaro Room, Common Ground Queensland, 15 Hope Street, South Brisbane.
Cost: FREE. Please note, the AGM is open to PRIA members only
Getting there/Parking: Undercover paid parking and street parking is available around Brisbane Common Ground. For detailed information and pricing, as well as public transport and CityCycle locations, please visit: http://www.businesssouthbank.com.au/journey-planner.aspx.

The Agenda for the meeting can be found here.

Information about proxies:

If you wish to nominate a proxy to vote on your behalf, please download a proxy form here and return it to admin@pria.com.au no less than 24 hours before the time of the meeting (i.e. by 12.00pm on Monday, 22 August 2016).

RSVP via the registration tool below.

Registrations Open: Fri, Jul 22 2016
Registrations Close: Mon, Aug 22 2016
Places Available: 25

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