In accordance with the Constitution of the Australian Historical Association, elections are held every two years for membership of the Association’s Executive Committee. The term of office for the incoming Executive will be from the date of the Annual General Meeting in 2016 to that of the Annual General Meeting in 2018.
A thoughtful, hard working committee is vital to the success of the Association’s work. Committee members attend four meetings each year and take responsibility for the areas of: research; teaching and learning; membership; conferences; and, prizes and awards. This is your chance to contribute to the growth and effectiveness of the AHA.
Nominations are called for the following positions:
- Honorary Secretary
- Honorary Treasurer
- Five (5) Ordinary Members
- Postgraduate Representative (can be a shared role)
- Early Career Researcher Representative (can be a shared role)
The following current executive committee members will be nominating again:
- Lynette Russell for President
- Joy Damousi for Vice-President
- Alison Holland for Honorary Secretary
- Paul Sendzuik for Honorary Treasurer
- Martin Crotty and Tim Rowse for Ordinary Members
Only currently financial AHA members may nominate or be nominated. Nominations must be in writing, using the nomination form, and must be signed by the nominator and seconder, as well as the nominee.
Nominations must reach the Executive Officer of the Australian Historical Association by the extended closing date of Monday 20 June 2016.
If more than one nomination for any position is received by the due date, an election will take place at the AGM in Ballarat on Thursday 7 July 2016. If insufficient nominations are received by the due date, nominations will be called for during the meeting.