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ACS National Office Bearer Elections – Call for Nominations

Friday, 03 Oct 2014

A number of National Office Bearer positions within the ACS will expire on 31 December 2014 and this is the perfect opportunity for you to get involved with the management of your Society.

Nominations are called for the positions of Vice President (Academic Boards), Vice President (Community Boards) and National Treasurer.  These positions are part of Management Committee and also part of the ACS Congress. The term for each position is two years, commencing 01 January 2015.

The nomination form, which includes information on the roles and the Management Committee Roles and Responsibilities Guideline, can be downloaded here:

ACS Office Bearer - Nomination Form


  • Congress must elect or appoint to these positions a (financial) member who is a current Congress member or has been a Congress member for at least 1 year within the 5 years immediately preceding the election or appointment, or has been exempted from compliance by Congress in its absolute discretion; and
  • may only elect members of the Professional Division (Fellows, Senior Members and Members); and
  • may not elect any member of the Overseas Group; and 
  • for the position of Vice-President, must not elect or appoint a member unless the member has been endorsed by a majority of the Boards that the Vice-President whose position is in question represents, or, if there is no member endorsed by such a majority of Boards, then unless the member has been endorsed by Management Committee.

Nominations will close at midnight EST on Monday 13 October 2014. The positions are elected by Congress and elections will be held on Friday 24 October 2014 at the Congress meeting to be held in Melbourne.

S M Burrell MACS (Snr)
Head of Governance & Risk