In accordance with our constitution, this year the positions of President, Honorary Treasurer and an ordinary board member are due for re-election. Any two financial members of the Society shall be at liberty to nominate any person to serve in any vacant position on the Board of Directors. Board members are required to be members of the Society.
The nomination shall be in writing and signed by the nominee, and the proposer and seconder and be lodged by 30 June 2022. The nomination may be hand delivered during business hours to our office at the Plantation (1204 New Cleveland Rd, Gumdale Qld 4154), or posted to the address shown below, however nominations must be received by us on or before 5pm on 30 June 2022.
Royal Life Saving Society Queensland Inc
PO Box 1093
CAPALABA QLD 4157
All nominations must be accompanied by a citation of no more than 200 words (one page with no pictures). To be eligible, all nominees must comply with requirements for an officeholder as issued by Queensland Government Office of Fair Trading (OFT) and the Australian Charity and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) in addition to any requirements of our rules and by-laws. In the event that there are two or more nominations for a role a postal ballot shall proceed of all financial members as at 30 June 2021.
Please note that if you have an unpaid debt to the Society you may not be considered a financial member. When ballot papers are circulated, the citation of each nominee will be included, with each citation edited to be in a similar format and font. The counting of ballot papers will be conducted by an external law firm and the outcome of the ballot will be announced at the Annual General Meeting which will be before 30 September 2022.