Apply for a position on the board
Nominations are now open for 2019. The board comprises of twelve members; four executive director positions (Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President & President) and eight non-executive director positions. We ask that you read the FAQs regarding what it means to be a Director of our organisation before nominating.
Only current directors are eligible to nominate for executive director positions. Any registered voting hyp member is eligible to nominate for a non-executive director position and can do so below.
If you have any further questions on the commitments and responsibilities of board members before nominating please feel free to ask any of our current board who will be happy to talk to you.
Nominating yourself as a non-executive director
- You need to be a registered voting member of hyp (not just on our mailing list)
- If you are unsure whether you are a member or not please email secretary [at] hunteryoungprofessionals [dot] com [dot] au
- Read through the FAQs and position descriptions
- Complete the nomination form before midnight on 21 December 2018.
Note: Consider your skills and experiences which you can draw on within your role as director, your industry or background, your ability to make and maintain good relationships, your image and ability to maintain that desired of a board representative, professionalism, dedication etc. It is good to have a broad base of members of the board who can bring about varying levels of experience, knowledge, industry diversity and passion which will drive the organisation to grow.
Sub Committee position descriptions:
- Sponsorship Sub Committee
- Membership Sub Committee
- Communications Sub Committee
- Events Sub Committee
How does the nomination and voting process work?
Nominations are collated by the board after applications close. Please note that the information in your application (except contact information) will be published on our website and distributed to our members prior to the AGM to allow members to make an informed vote.
At the AGM in January, the results from the previous 12 months are presented and the members will elect a new board. Only registered members of hyp are permitted to vote in the election of the board.
Election of Executive Directors: Each executive position (President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary) will be elected individually. If there is more than 1 nomination for an executive position there will be a vote amongst members. If there is only one nomination that person is automatically elected. If there are no nominations for a position, non-executive nominees will be called upon to run for that position. All executive positions must be filled.
Election of Non-Executive Directors: There are 8 positions available. If there are more than 8 nominees, a vote will be had and the 8 candidates with the highest number of votes being elected. If there are less than 8 nominees all are elected.