Call for nominations for IAG Council positions


20th April 2018
By Associate Professor Robyn Bartel (Honorary Secretary)

Call for nominations for Council positions

At the General Meeting in New Zealand, at the NZGS/IAG Conference, IAG Vice-President (President Elect) Associate Professor Beverley Clarke will become IAG President and Associate Professor Ian Rutherfurd will become Vice President (Immediate Past President). Professor Steve Turton (former Immediate Past President) will leave Council and the role of Vice-President (President Elect) will fall vacant.

Ms Elissa Waters (Postgraduate Member of Council) will retire as a Council member, and is ineligible to stand for re-election as the Postgraduate Member, having completed her doctorate.

Dr Leah Gibbs (elected in 2014 and 2016) will retire as a Council member and is ineligible to stand for re-election as an Ordinary Council Member, having served the maximum two terms.

Dr Tod Jones (elected in 2016) will retire as a Council member and is eligible for re-election.

Associate Professor Robyn Bartel and Associate Professor Aidan Davison will retire as Honorary Secretary and Honorary Membership Secretary respectively. Both are eligible for re-election. Associate Professor Robyn Bartel and Associate Professor Aidan Davison are resigning from their positions and thus both roles will fall vacant.

Financial members of the Institute are therefore invited to nominate candidates for the following positions:

  • Vice-President (President Elect)
  • Honorary Secretary
  • Honorary Membership Secretary
  • Two Ordinary Councillors 
  • One Postgraduate Student Councillor

Elected councillors, including the Postgraduate Councillor, will hold office until the second succeeding General Meeting following their election, which is normally two years. They shall be eligible for immediate re-election as Councillors but with a maximum period of continuous office up to the fourth succeeding General Meeting after their initial election.

The President shall hold office until the second succeeding General Meeting, and shall not be eligible for immediate re-election. The Vice-Presidents shall hold office until the second succeeding General Meeting after their election.

The Honorary Secretary, the Honorary Treasurer and the Honorary Membership Secretary shall hold office until the second General Meeting after their election, and shall be eligible for immediate re-election to office.

The closing date for nominations is Monday 7 May 2018.  Nominations must be received in writing using the form attached, and should be emailed to Professor Steve Turton (Vice President, Immediate Past President), who will be the Returning Officer, at s.turton@cqu.edu.au

Should an election be required, ballot papers will be emailed to financial members, who will have until Monday 25 June 2018 to return them by email to Professor Steve Turton (Vice President, Immediate Past President).

Results will be reported at the General Meeting in New Zealand.

This information above, along with the nomination form, can be downloaded by clicking on the link below.

IAG Council Nomination Form 2018         

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