Nominations for State President of The Country Women’s Association of Victoria Inc. for the year June 2020-May 2021 open on 1 December 2019 and close on 31 December 2019.
All nominees should be familiar with the Constitution, which is available from cwaofvic.org.au/about/
constitution or upon request from Head Office. Details of the election procedures (including the nomination form) are in the document Election of Board Members and State Council Members: Policy and Procedures which can be downloaded below.
Download the document Election of Board Members and State Council Members: Policy and Procedures here
Download the Standard CV Template here
Download the Role Description for State President here
Download the Nomination Checklist here
Note that the Constitution of The Country Women’s Association of Victoria Inc. states:
10.1 Eligibility to be a Board Member, State Council member, Group Officer or Branch Officer
(a) Subject to subrule (b), a member is eligible to be elected or appointed as a Board Member, a member of State Council, Group Officer or Branch Officer (except as State President) if the member:
(i) is 18 years or over;
(ii) is a Voting Member; and
(iii) meets any other criteria as set out in policies or procedures made in accordance with Rule 5.1.
(b) A member is only eligible to be elected as State President if they have held office for at least 6 years (consecutive or otherwise) as either a Group President or as a member of State Council.