2019 GENERALLY ELECTED DIRECTORS
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

As part of the planned AIPM Board of Directors rotation, this year one (1) Generally Elected Director of the Board (Trevor Alex) will retire and as a result one (1) generally elected director vacancy (3 year term) will be available.

In addition, as a result of Director resignations during this calendar year, there is one (1) Generally Elected Director vacancy (remaining 2 year term) available.

AIPM can only achieve the objectives of our members through the valuable contribution made by our passionate volunteers. Through the role of Director, you will be able to help drive the strategic direction of AIPM and the future of the project management profession in Australia.

To be eligible to nominate for this position, you must demonstrate the following:

1.  Five (5) or more years of continuous membership of AIPM and be at an Associate, Member, Fellow or Life Fellow grade; 

2.  Current RegPM certification, eligible for CPPD; and 

3.  Board experience as a company director (in addition to any organisation in which you may be a sole trader and/or founder director). 

Highly regarded will be the following:

1.  Any experience on an AIPM Council or Committee, involvement with external advisory groups, and demonstrable experience in and understanding of effective corporate governance; 

2.  From a career perspective, you will have a strong understanding of managing portfolios, working in and/or with dynamic corporate environments (preferably in a growth sector), and have an interest and expertise in product and service delivery; 

3. Active and productive contribution to the profession; 

4. Candidates with the following strengths will be prioritised to compliment the current Board’s makeup:· 

  • Entrepreneurship/innovation/disruption

  • Communications/marketing/PR/advocacy

  • IT/cyber risk/information management

  • Contacts/introductions/high level influence         

5.  Current GAICD or equivalent.

The appointment of both Generally Elected Director positions will commence at our 2019 Annual General Meeting. Both are statutory positions and attract all of the rights and responsibilities detailed in the Corporations Law (Cth).

AIPM encourages applications from members from a wide range of backgrounds, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical abilities and family status. Please see the AIPM Diversity Statement on the AIPM Website. In accordance with good governance practice, AIPM’s plan is to have at least 30% female representation on the Board.

Nominations must be made in writing using Form A: Election Candidate Nomination Form. Once you have completed and executed the nomination form, you will then need to complete:

Form B: Candidate Statement Declaration;
Form C: Candidate Statement Form; and
Form D: Capacity and Consent to Act as a Director of AIPM.

The nomination form and other required documentation must be emailed to returningofficer@aipm.com.au by 12 noon AEDT 7 November 2019. Nomination forms and other documentation received after this time and date will not be accepted.

Key dates for the election process are listed below:

Election Action

Date

Notes

Nominations close

12 Noon AEDT
7 November 2019

 

Election papers distributed

11 November 2019                     

This assumes more than two valid nominations are received and an election is required.

Elections close

12 Noon AEDT
22 November 2019

 

Candidates notified 

25 November 2019

 

General Elected Directors (GED)
announced at the AIPM AGM

28 November 2019

The GED term starts at the end of the AGM.






Under our Constitution only Members who are financial are eligible to make nominations or to stand in the election. If you are not currently a financial member, we encourage you to renew to have your voice heard during this election process. Please log into your AIPM account on our website here or call National Office on (02) 8288 8700 for more information.

Should you have any questions please direct them to David Chahrozian, the Returning Officer, at returningofficer@aipm.com.au or on (02) 8288 8700.