2018 PRIA Extraordinary General Meeting


PRIA’s Constitution requires the National President and Deputy President of the National Board to be re-elected every two-years. Current National President Jenny Muir and Deputy President Jacquie Ray has served their two-year term on the National Board and need to step down to make way for new leadership. As such, nominations for these roles are now open and voting will be required at a special EGM. The notification and information for this is detailed below.

Notice is hereby given that an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) will be held on Monday 14 May 2018. The business of the meeting is the election of a National President and Deputy President.

EGM Details:

Date: Monday 14 May 2018
Time: 11am
Venue: Via teleconference [insert link] or in person PRIA National Office Level 1, Suite 1, 44 Bridge St, Sydney NSW 2000
Attendance: FREE. Please note, the EGM is open only to financial PRIA members

The Agenda for the meeting contains two items:

  1. Vote for National President
  2. Vote for Deputy President

Eligibility for nomination as National President or Deputy President:

To be eligible to be nominated for the position of National President or Deputy President, a nominee must be a member entitled to vote and must be, or have been at any time, a member of the National Board or its predecessor boards, or a member of a Divisional Council (State) for a minimum of 2 years.

Each nominee must be nominated by a member entitled to vote in the election, seconded by another member also entitled to vote in the election, using the nomination form, and must be accompanied by the written consent of the nominee. The nomination form must be submitted via email to admin@pria.com.au by 24 April 2018.

Information about nominated candidates will be circulated with the final Agenda one week prior to the meeting.

Information about proxies:

A member, who is entitled to attend and cast a vote at the EGM, may appoint a proxy to attend and cast a vote at the meeting. The person appointed as a proxy must be a member. 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 one business day before the time of the meeting (i.e. by 10am on Friday 11 May 2018).

Event Location: PRIA Office, Suite 1, Level 1, 44 Bridge St, Sydney
Registrations Open: 12th Apr 18 9:00 AM


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