Call for nominations for election to auDA Board

Posted by on 15 September 2015

The election will take place at auDA's Annual General Meeting, to be held on Monday 30 November 2015 in Melbourne.

The AGM will elect four Directors to the Board, to replace the Directors who must retire from the Board in accordance with auDA's Constitution (see below). The Directors elected will serve for a term of two years.

The vacancies that will become available are:

•    two (2) Directors elected only by the Supply Class Members
•    two (2) Directors elected only by the Demand Class Members

Retiring Directors may re-contest these vacancies.

People intending to stand for election to the Board should note that their signed nominations must be received by 5pm AEDST, Monday 26 October 2015. Late nominations will not be accepted.

Membership of auDA is not strictly necessary for nominees seeking to become Directors, but candidates must be nominated and seconded by auDA Members in accordance with clause 19.4 of auDA’s Constitution. Candidates who themselves comply with clause 19.4 may nominate or second themselves.

In accordance with clause 18.3 of auDA’s Constitution, a Director who is elected by Demand Class Members must not be a Supply Related Person (refer to the definition in clause 1.2).*

Instructions for standing for election to the auDA Board

1. Complete the nomination form. Make sure you sign it and get signatures from your proposer and seconder, both of whom must be current financial auDA members (refer to List of auDA Members).

2. Submit the form to auDA by 5pm AEDST, Monday 26 October 2015. Forms may be submitted by email, fax or post. Late nominations will not be accepted.

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auDA 2015 AGM - Directors retiring by rotation

The following Directors are retiring by rotation from the Board at the 2015 AGM, in accordance with clause 19.3 of auDA's Constitution:

Paul Levins (Demand)
George Pongas (Supply)
Josh Rowe (Demand)
Kartic Srinivasan (Supply)

Information for prospective candidates

Fees and expenses
The auDA Board meets six times a year, usually in Melbourne. Elected Directors receive a sitting fee per meeting attended (in person or by teleconference), in addition to reimbursement of travel expenses.

Board committees
Directors generally serve on at least one Board committee:
1. Finance and Audit
2. Governance, Board Succession & Remuneration
3. Strategic Risk

Legal obligations
On election, Directors are required to sign the following documents:
1. Consent to Act
2. Directors' Deed of Confidentiality
3. Summary of Directors' Duties