Committee Member Nomination

Joining the committee of Cycling Geelong offers a unique opportunity to shape the direction of the club, contribute to its growth, and foster a vibrant cycling community. As a committee member, you can make a meaningful impact, develop leadership skills, and forge lasting friendships with fellow cycling enthusiasts.

We encourage you to consider joining us or find out more by having a chat with any of our current Committee Members about the role and then simply complete the nomination form. You will also need to have your nomination endorsed by two current members.

Extract from CYCLING GEELONG INCORPORATED RULES

Who is eligible to be a Committee member?

A member is eligible to be elected or appointed as a committee member if the member

(a) is 18 years or over; and (b) is entitled to vote at a general meeting.

Positions to be declared vacant

(1) This rule applies to (a) the first annual general meeting of the Association after its incorporation; or * (b) any subsequent annual general meeting of the Association, after the annual report and financial statements of the Association have been received.

(2) The Chairperson of the meeting must declare all positions on the Committee vacant and hold elections for those positions in accordance with rules 51 to 54.

Nominations

(1) Prior to the election of each position, the Chairperson of the meeting must call for nominations to fill that position.

(2) An eligible member of the Association may— (a) nominate himself or herself; or (b) with the member's consent, be nominated by another member.

(3) A member who is nominated for a position and fails to be elected to that position may be nominated for any other position for which an election is yet to be held.

Election of President etc.

(1) At the annual general meeting, separate elections must be held for each of the following positions— (a) President; (b) Vice-President; (c) Secretary; (d) Treasurer.

(2) If only one member is nominated for the position, the Chairperson of the meeting must declare the member elected to the position.

(3) If more than one member is nominated, a ballot must be held in accordance with rule 54.

(4) On his or her election, the new President may take over as Chairperson of the meeting

Election of ordinary members

(1) The annual general meeting must by resolution decide the number of ordinary members of the Committee (if any) it wishes to hold office for the next year.

(2) A single election may be held to fill all of those positions.

(3) If the number of members nominated for the position of ordinary committee member is less than or equal to the number to be elected, the Chairperson of the meeting must declare each of those members to be elected to the position.

(4) If the number of members nominated exceeds the number to be elected, a ballot must be held in accordance with rule 54.