ACCAN is seeking nominations for Directors to fill four (4) vacancies on its Board.

In accordance with the ACCAN Constitution, the 2022-2023 ACCAN Board will consist of nine (9) members1. Five (5) positions are continuing Directors from the 2021-2022 Board. Five (5) Directors are retiring from the Board but may be eligible for re-election as stated in the ACCAN Constitution.

In accordance with the ACCAN Constitution Board members are elected for a three-year term.

In order to ensure an appropriate balance, the Board is particularly seeking candidates with legal and regulatory expertise; and/or experience in financial management and governance in a not-for-profit organisation; and/or with lived experience of disability; and/or small businesses; and/or an understanding of the issues affecting young consumers ;and/or from an Indigenous background or with strong linkages to Indigenous communities.

Each nominee for the ACCAN Board MUST sign the nomination form and be accompanied by a signature from a proposer and seconder. In order for the nomination to be valid the nominee, proposer and seconder must be individual members or representatives of voting organisational members of ACCAN. Associate members are ineligible to vote in ACCAN elections.

Late applications cannot be accepted under the ACCAN Constitution.

In the event more nominations than vacant positions are received an election will be held.  Ballots will be available online from 30th August, with the close of ballot occurring Tuesday, 20th September 2022, 4:00 pm AEST (Sydney).

NOTE: All candidates for the ACCAN Board are invited to prepare a statement of not more than three hundred (300) words for inclusion with the ballot papers. These should be submitted with the nomination form so they can be circulated to members with the ballot. Candidates are invited to address the specific criteria set out in the Call for Nominations, but can also put forward any other considerations.

All Nominations must be received by:
4pm AEST – 23rd August 2022

To: the ACCAN Returning Officer

by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Download: docxNomination Form 2022767.77 KB
Download:  pdfNomination Form 2022237.45 KB

Download:  docxACCAN Members List as at 31 July 20221.49 MB
Download:  pdfACCAN Members List as at 31 July 2022126.98 KB

Download:  docxNominations Call 2022767.28 KB
Download:  pdfNominations Call 202251.46 KB


1Up to three additional Directors may be co-opted by the incoming Board, provided the total number of Board members does not exceed twelve.

Comments powered by CComment