Notice has been given by the Returning Officer in accordance with the new State By-Law Number Nine (9) – Election of State Branch Officers (the By-Law), that nominations for the following Returned & Services League of Australia SA Inc elected State Branch Officer positions open on 14 April 2023 for 21 days, closing at 12 noon on 5 May 2023:
State Branch President x 1
Elected Board positions x 5 - The length of terms for three of the five positions will be shortened in accordance with Clause 3.2.3. of the By-Law, in order to stagger terms as required by Clause 27.5. of the State Branch Constitution. The length of term for each successful candidate will be determined in accordance with either Clause 5.3. or Clause 8.5. (as applicable), but the breakdown of the five positions will be:
Two (2) for a term of three (3) years
Two (2) for a term of two (2) years
One (1) for a term of one (1) year
One (1) Regional Advisor for all Regions except A1 and A2
All eligible members are invited to nominate. Nomination forms can be obtained here or from the RSL SA website under the ASBC 2023 tab. Nomination forms may be hand delivered, sent by post, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, but when sent by email, the form must be scanned or photographed after all signatures have been added, and the scan or photograph attached to the email.
A nomination form must be accompanied by a single Candidate Statement summarising the candidate’s relevant skills and experience for the position(s) nominated for, not exceeding 600 characters including spaces. Only one Candidate Statement is to be provided, regardless of the number of positions the candidate is nominating for. A nomination form shall also be accompanied by a head and shoulders photograph of the candidate taken in the last twelve months.
A candidate nominating for any elected State Branch Officer position may withdraw the nomination by notice in writing to me up to, but no later than 12 noon on 5 May 2023. Such notice may be via email to email@example.com.
If the number of valid nominations accepted by me for any position is greater than the number of positions to be filled, an election process for those position(s) will be conducted in accordance with the By-Law, opening on 9 May 2023 for a period of 21 days.
All those considering nomination should ensure that they are not disqualified from nomination under Clause 4.4. of the By-Law.
Any queries regarding the nomination process should be directed to the Returning Officer, Mr David Grenvold by email, firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone, (08) 8100 7300.