Macquarie University Council

Macquarie University Council

NOTICE OF ELECTION AND CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR TWO (2) ACADEMIC STAFF REPRESENTATIVES ON UNIVERSITY COUNCIL

For the Term of Office 1 January 2018 – 31 December 2019

Nominations are called for two (2) members of the academic staff of the University for representation on University Council.

Pursuant to s 8D(1)(a) and 8D(2)(a) of the Macquarie University Act 1989, two (2) members of the academic staff are to be elected by and from the academic staff of the University. In accordance with s 8D(3), elected representatives are required:

(a)  to have such qualifications as may be prescribed by the by-laws; and

(b)  to be elected in the manner prescribed by the by-laws.

A nomination form must be:

(a)   endorsed by 2 persons eligible to vote at the election under s 8D(2)(a) of the Macquarie University Act 1989 (academic staff members), one of whom is the proposer and one of whom is the seconder. Where a candidate self-nominates , the nomination form must be signed by two seconders, and

(b)   endorsed with, or accompanied by, the written consent of the candidate to his or her nomination.

Nominations must be submitted to the Returning Officer on the prescribed nomination form available from: mq.edu.au/about/election-forms

An electronic accessible nomination form can be downloaded from:  Election for two academic staff representatives on University Council - accessible nomination form

All nominations must be submitted by email to  councilelections@mq.edu.au no later than 3:00 pm on Tuesday 17 October 2017.

A separate nomination form must be completed for each candidate.

Elections

1.      If, at the close of nominations, the number of nominations received is greater than the number of persons to be elected, an online election will be conducted by the Returning Officer.

2.      Eligible voters in any ballot will be invited to vote online. Voting will be conducted in accordance with the requirements of Schedule 1 of the By-law.

Professor Kevin Jameson
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and Registrar
Returning Officer

Result of election for one (1) student member on University Council

For the term of office 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2019

(Section 8D of the Macquarie University Act)

  • Cissy Shen

Result of election for one (1) non-academic staff member on University Council

For the term of office 1 January 2017 - 31 December 2018

(Section 8D of the Macquarie University Act)

  • Leanne Denby
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