Western Australia PRIA 2016 Annual General Meeting

A Annual General Meeting of Western Australian Members of the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) will be held on Thursday, 29 September 2016 at Edith Cowan University.

The business of the meeting is;

  • The election of the Western Australian Division President who also serves as a National Board Member/Director
  • The election of the Division Councillors

Nomination details:

To nominate yourself for one of the above positions, please email admin@pria.com.au with the position you would like to be nominated for along with a brief policy statement 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.

We are planning to run the nomination process as follows:

  • All nominations must be received by the PRIA National Office by 12.00pm Midday AEST, on Friday 23 September 2016.
  • The National Office will verify that nominees are financial PRIA Members.
  • The requirement is a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 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 policy 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.

General Meeting details:

Date: Thursday, 29 September 2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: Edith Cowan University, Building 10, Room 308, 2 Bradford Street, Mt Lawley, WA
Attendance: FREE. Please note, the AGM is open only to financial PRIA members. Teleconference facility will be available for all members who cannot be there in person to participate.

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 the proxy form and return it to admin@pria.com.au no less than 24 hours before the time of the meeting (i.e. by 6.00 pm on Wednesday 28th September 2016).

RSVP via the registration tool below.

Event Location: Edith Cowan University
Registrations Open: Thu, Aug 25 2016
Registrations Close: Wed, Sep 28 2016
Places Available: 22