[Linux-aus] Fwd: Call for nominations for election to the auDA Board

Kathy Reid kathy at kathyreid.id.au
Sat Oct 15 14:46:23 AEDT 2016

This may be of interest to some in this community.

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Subject: 	[LACTTE] Call for nominations for election to the auDA Board
Date: 	Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:25:45 +1100
From: 	di.parker at auda.org.au <di.parker at auda.org.au>
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Call for nominations for election to auDA Board
14 October 2016


The election will take place at auDA's Annual General Meeting, to be
held on Monday 28 November 2016 in Sydney.

The AGM will elect four Directors to the Board, to replace the Directors
who must retire from the Board in accordance with auDA's Constitution
(see below). The Directors elected will serve for a term of two years.

The vacancies that will become available are: 

  * two (2) Directors elected only by the Supply Class Members
  * two (2) Directors elected only by the Demand Class Members

Retiring Directors may re-contest these vacancies.

People intending to stand for election to the Board should note that
their signed nominations must be received by 5pm AEDST, Friday 28
October 2016. Late nominations will not be accepted.

Membership of auDA is not strictly necessary for nominees seeking to
become Directors, but candidates must be nominated and seconded by auDA
Members in accordance with clause 19.4 of auDA’s Constitution.
Candidates who themselves comply with clause 19.4 may nominate or second

In accordance with clause 18.3 of auDA’s Constitution, a Director who is
elected by Demand Class Members must not be a Supply Related Person
(refer to the definition in clause 1.2).*

*Instructions for standing for election to the auDA Board*

 1. Complete the nomination form
    Make sure you sign it and get signatures from your proposer and
    seconder, both of whom must be current financial auDA members.
 2. Scan and email the form to Di Parker, Company Secretary of auDA, at
    di.parker at auda.org.au <mailto:di.parker at auda.org.au> by 5pm AEDST,
    Friday 28 October 2016. Late nominations will not be accepted.

For more information, contact di.parker at auda.org.au
<mailto:di.parker at auda.org.au>.

*auDA 2016 AGM - Directors retiring by rotation*
The following Directors are retiring by rotation from the Board at the
2016 AGM, in accordance with clause 19.3 of auDA's Constitution.

Stuart Benjamin (Demand)
Joe Manariti (Supply)
Simon Johnson (Demand)
Erhan Karabardak (Supply)

*Information for prospective candidates*
*Fees and expenses
*The auDA Board meets six times a year, usually in Melbourne. Elected
Directors receive a sitting fee per meeting attended (in person or by
teleconference), in addition to reimbursement of travel expenses.

*Board committees*
Directors generally serve on at least one Board committee:
1. Finance and Audit
2. Governance, Board Succession & Remuneration
3. Strategic Risk

*Legal obligations*
On election, Directors are required to sign the following documents:
1. Consent to Act
2. Directors' Deed of Confidentiality
3. Summary of Directors' Duties



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