Elections

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO JOIN THE ARMS BOARD

NOMINATIONS CLOSE – 5.00 PM AEST, 30 July 2018.

 

The Society is now calling for nominations from its members to serve on the ARMS Board for three (3) positions which will be up for renewal following the Annual General Meeting in September 2018. 

 

If you are passionate about research management and believe you can contribute actively to the future direction of the Society, please consider nominating for the following positions:

  • President Elect
  • Secretary - Please note pursuant to clause 72 2a&b of the Associations Incorporations Reform Act (Vic) 2012, the successful candidate must at least be 18 years of age and is resident in Australia.
  • 1 x General Board member

 

President-Elect (3 year term, 1 year as President elect, 2 years as President)

The successful candidate will be required to collaborate with the President to learn about the role in preparation for her/his presidency in the following year.  During this term, the President-Elect becomes familiar with the governance structure of the Society and supports the President in delivering the ARMS Strategic Plan.  The President-Elect shall have responsibility for:

  • Attending scheduled Executive meetings;
  • Assisting the President in carrying out its legal obligations under the Associations Incorporations Reform Act (Vic) 2012 and the Corporations Act 2001;
  • Upon delegation by the President, acts as a spokesperson for the Society; and
  • Board representative on the ARMS Accreditation Council.

 

Secretary (2 year term) - Please note pursuant to clause 72 2a&b of the Associations Incorporations Reform Act (Vic) 2012, the successful candidate must at least be 18 years of age and is resident in Australia.

The Secretary performs a critical role in fostering communication and diligence through proper management and utilisation of important records such as minutes of the meeting of the ARMS Board and the Society’s Constitution and ByLaws. 

 

Board Member (1 position available this election round, 2 year term).

The successful candidate is responsible for:

  • Actively participating in ARMS Board activities and business;
  • Ensuring that the Society’s mission and goals under the ARMS Strategic Plan are being achieved;
  • Acting as a Board Liaison of a Society Standing Committee(s), as approved by the President; and
  • Assisting the ARMS Board to carry out its legal obligations.

 

In completing a nomination, you are advised to review:

Nomination Guide 2018

Operating Principles and Procedures for GFAC to Assess Board Nominations 2018

Click here  to download the EOI Template for Elections 2018.

 

For further enquiries, please contact the ARMS COO, Maria Zollo, email arms_coo@researchmanagement.org.au 

 

NOMINATIONS CLOSE – 5.00 PM AEST, 30 July 2018.