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Invitation for nominations for election to Federal Council

Australian Medical Association Limited ABN 37 008 426 793
Invitation for nominations for election to Federal Council

AREA NOMINEES
Invitation for nominations for election to Federal Council as Area Nominees
The Constitution of Australian Medical Association Limited (AMA) provides for the election, every two years, to the Federal Council of one Ordinary Member as a Nominee of each of the following Areas:
1. New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory Area 2. Queensland Area 3. South Australia and Northern Territory Area
4. Tasmania Area 5. Victoria Area 6. Western Australia Area
The current term of Area Nominee Councillors expires at the end of the AMA National Conference in May 2018.
Nominations are now invited for election as the Nominee for each of the Areas listed above.
1. Nominees elected to these positions will hold office until the conclusion of the May 2020 AMA National Conference. 2. The nominee must be an Ordinary Member of the AMA and a member in the relevant Area for which the nomination is made. 3. The nomination must include the name and address of the nominee and the date of nomination. It may also include details of academic qualifications, the nominee’s career and details of membership of other relevant organisations. 4. Each nomination must be signed by the Ordinary Member nominated AND must be signed by two other Ordinary Members of the AMA resident in the Area for which the nomination is made. 5. Nominations must be emailed to the Secretary General (atrimmer@ama.com.au). To be valid nominations must be received no later than 1.00pm (AEDT) Friday 2 March 2018. 6. A nomination may be accompanied by a statement by the nominee of not more than 250 words to be circulated to voters. 7. The ballot will be undertaken by electronic ballot.
The nomination form can be downloaded from ama.com.au/system/files/AreaNomineeForm.pdf
For enquiries please contact Lauren McDougall, Office of the Secretary General and President (email: lmcdougall@ama.com.au).

SPECIALTY GROUP NOMINEES
Invitation for nominations for election to Federal Council as Specialty Group Nominees
The Constitution of Australian Medical Association Limited (AMA) provides for the election, every two years, to the Federal Council of one Ordinary Member as a Nominee of each of the following Specialty Groups:
1. Anaesthetists 2. Dermatologists 3. Emergency Physicians 4. Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 5. Ophthalmologists
6. Orthopaedic Surgeons 7. Paediatricians 8. Pathologists 9. Physicians 10. Psychiatrists 11. Radiologists 12. Surgeons
Note that the General Practitioner Specialty Group is listed for nomination as a Practice Group as it has its own Council, in line with the other Practice Groups.
The current term of Specialty Group Councillors expires at the end of the AMA National Conference in May 2018.
Nominations are now invited for election as the Nominee for each of the Specialty Groups listed above.
1. Nominees elected to these positions will hold office until the conclusion of the May 2020 AMA National Conference. 2. The nominee must be an Ordinary Member of the AMA and a member of the relevant Specialty Group for which the nomination is made. 3. The nomination must include the name and address of the nominee and the date of nomination. It may also include details of academic qualifications, the nominee’s career and details of membership of other relevant organisations. 4. Each nomination must be signed by the Ordinary Member nominated AND must be signed by two other Ordinary Members of the AMA Specialty Group for which the nomination is made. 5. Nominations must be emailed to the Secretary General (atrimmer@ama.com.au). To be valid nominations must be received no later than 1.00pm (AEDT) Friday 2 March 2018. 6. A nomination may be accompanied by a statement by the nominee of not more than 250 words to be circulated to voters. 7. The ballot will be undertaken by electronic ballot.
The nomination form can be downloaded from ama.com.au/system/files/SpecialtyGroupForm.pdf
For enquiries please contact Lauren McDougall, Office of the Secretary General and President (email: lmcdougall@ama.com.au).

PRACTICE GROUP NOMINEES
Invitation for nominations for election to Federal Council as Practice Group Nominees
The Constitution of Australian Medical Association Limited (AMA) provides for the election, every two years, to the Federal Council of one Ordinary Member as a Nominee of each of the following Practice Groups:
1. General Practitioners 2. Public Hospital Doctors 3. Rural Doctors 4. Doctors in Training 5. Private Specialist Practice.
The term of Councillors expires at the end of the AMA National Conference in May 2018.
Nominations are now invited for election as the Nominee for each of the Practice Groups listed above.
1. Nominees elected to these positions will hold office until the conclusion of the May 2020 AMA National Conference. 2. The nominee must be an Ordinary Member of the AMA and a member of the relevant Practice Group for which the nomination is made. A member may nominate for, and vote in, as many Practice Groups as may be relevant to their practice. 3. The nomination must include the name and address of the nominee and the date of nomination. It may also include details of academic qualifications, the nominee’s career and details of membership of other relevant organisations. 4. Each nomination must be signed by the Ordinary Member nominated AND must be signed by two other Ordinary Members of the AMA Practice Group for which the nomination is made. 5. Nominations must be emailed to the Secretary General (atrimmer@ama.com.au). To be valid nominations must be received no later than 1.00pm (AEDT) Friday 2 March 2018. 6. A nomination may be accompanied by a statement by the nominee of not more than 250 words to be circulated to voters. 7. The ballot will be undertaken by electronic ballot.
The nomination form can be downloaded from ama.com.au/system/files/PracticeGroupForm.pdf

For enquiries please contact Lauren McDougall, Office of the Secretary General and President (email: lmcdougall@ama.com.au).
Anne Trimmer – Secretary General, 31 January 2018

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