ELECTIONS


2017 National Elections - Generally Elected Director


Introduction

AIPM continues our transition approved by members at the 2015 AGM. As part of the planned rotation of the AIPM Board of Directors, this year we are required to call for the election of one (1) Generally Elected Director of the Board. Michael Young’s initial term has been completed, although he is eligible for another term, providing a potential vacancy for a generally elected director.

AIPM can only achieve the objectives of our members through the valuable contribution made by our passionate volunteers. Through the role of Director you will be able to help drive the strategic direction of AIPM and the future of the project management profession in Australia.

Below you will find a link to a nomination form for the position of Generally Elected Director to the AIPM Board of Directors.

To be eligible to nominate for this position, you must demonstrate the following:

  1. Five (5) or more years of continuous membership of AIPM and be at an Associate, Member, Fellow or Life Fellow member grade.
  2. Current RegPM certification, eligible for CPPD.
  3. Board experience as a company director (in addition to any organisation in which you may be a sole trader and/or founder director).

Highly regarded will be the following:

  1. Any experience on an AIPM Council or Committee, involvement with external advisory groups, and demonstrable experience in and understanding of effective corporate governance.
  2. From a career perspective, you will have a strong understanding of managing portfolios, working in and/or with dynamic corporate environments (preferably in a growth sector), and have an interest and expertise in product and service delivery.
  3. Active and productive contribution to the profession.
  4. Candidates with the following strengths will be prioritised to complement the current Board’s make up:
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Communications/marketing/PR/advocacy
    • Commercialisation/Innovation/Disruption
    • Contacts/introductions/high level influence

The term of this position is for three (3) years, with the appointment commencing at our Annual General Meeting to be held during our annual National Conference at the Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne on 22 October 2017. This is a statutory position and attracts all of the rights and responsibilities detailed in the Corporations Law (Cth).

AIPM encourages applications from members from a wide range of backgrounds, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical abilities and family status. Please see the AIPM Diversity Statement.

Nominations must be made in writing using the Election Candidate Nomination Form (Form A). This form can be downloaded here. Once you have completed and executed the nomination form, you will then need to complete:

Form B: Candidate Statement Declaration; and
Form C: Capacity and Consent to Act as a Director of AIPM

The nomination form and other required documentation must be received at National Office (address is below), or faxed through to (02) 8288 8711 or emailed to returningofficer@aipm.com.au by 12 noon AEST 31 August 2017. Nomination Forms and other documentation received after this time and date will not be accepted.

Key dates for the election process are listed below:

Election Action

Date

Notes

Nominations Close

12 Noon AEST, 31 August 2017

 

Election Papers Distributed

5 September 2017

This assumes more than one valid nomination is received and an election is required

Elections Close

12 Noon AEST, 28 September 2017

 

Candidate Notified

3 October 2017

 

Chapter Councillor announced

5 October 2017

 

Generally Elected Director (GED) announced at the AIPM AGM

22 October 2017

The GED three (3) year term starts at the end of the AGM





















Under our Constitution only Members who are financial are eligible to make nominations or to stand in the election. If you are not currently a financial member, we encourage you to renew to have your voice heard during this election process. Members can log on to their MyAIPM account and renew your membership today or call the National Office on (02) 8288 8700 for more information.

Please direct any enquiries to the Returning Officer at returningofficer@aipm.com.au or on (02) 8288 8700.