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Seeking nominations for Board positions

We are currently looking to fill two rotational vacancies within the Swimming Otago Board.

   

An elected board member, Richard Hutchens, is stepping down by rotation at this year's Annual General Meeting. Richard was elected in 2015 and has been an integral part of the team, and will be sorely missed around the board room table. However, we are pleased to advise that Nigel Ellett will be seeking re-election at this year's Annual General Meeting.

   

We seek nominations to fill two Board positions. The term for both positions will be three years and are voluntary roles.

  

To download the nomination and application form in Word format click here.

   

Nominations must be submitted to the Support Officer at admin@swimotago.org by no later than midnight Saturday 28 August 2021.
Please ensure all details, as per section 8.6 of the Swimming Otago Constitution, are provided. 

8.6  Each Member Club:

  1. may nominate in writing one candidate for election to the Board for each vacant position on the Board; and
  2. must provide to the Board the written consent of any candidate to their nomination; and
  3. may provide to the Board such further information as it thinks fit in support of its candidate(s); and
  4. if choosing to nominate a candidate for election to the Board must comply with requirements in Clause 8.6 a-c above at least seven days prior to the AGM.

   

Board Members Election - Voting:

  • Nomination and Applications close midnight Saturday, August 28, 2021.
  • Electronic voting will be the system we use (i.e., email).
  • Each Member Club is entitled to one vote for the election of the Board members. For the 2021-2022 year, there will be an election for two members; therefore, each Member Club has two votes.
  • Each Member Club must provide and confirm, to the Swimming Otago's Support Officer, their Voting Representative by midnight Saturday, August 28, 2021.
  • The person signing the voting form must be the advised voting representative.
  • The voting form will be emailed to each Member Clubs nominated Voting Representative before the opening of voting.
  • Voting will open Tuesday, August 31, 2021, and close at midnight Sunday, September 7 2021.
  • The elected Swimming Otago Board Members will be announced at the Annual General Meeting.