HL7 Australia Board Member Elections 2017

Posted by Brett Esler. 19 September, 2017.

The 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of HL7 Australia will be held in Brisbane on Tuesday 17th October 2017 at 3pm.

Venue: Capri on Fraser  80 Albert St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Please find below a Call for Nominations for the Board of HL7 Australia for election at the AGM.  The term of Board members is until the next Annual General Meeting in 2018.  Serving on the Board is both a privilege and a commitment to the promotion of HL7 in Australia and the continuing support of its membership.

A Board Nomination Form is available in both PDF and Word formats.

Richard Dixon-Hughes has once again, very generously, volunteered his services as Returning Officer for this election.

I heartily encourage you all to consider submitting a nomination for the Board.

Tim Blake
Secretary, HL7 Australia
On behalf of the HL7 Australia Board


Call for Nominations

Nominations are being called for the following positions on the Board of HL7 Australia for the 2017 – 2018 board year:

  • Chairman,
  • Secretary,
  • Treasurer, and
  • Four (4) Ordinary Board members.

The retiring Board members are, Jason Steen (Chair), Amy Mayer (Treasurer), Tim Blake (Secretary), Brett Esler, Heather Grain, Reuben Daniels and Nichol Hill.

All retiring board members are eligible to stand for re-election for the 2017-2018 board year.

Nominations must be received by the Secretary by 5pm Australian Western Daylight Saving Time on Tuesday 10th October 2017, on the HL7 Australia nomination form attached. A candidate may not self-nominate for election and must be a current financial member of HL7 Australia or a corporate nominee of an organisation that is a current financial member of HL7 Australia.

Nominees are asked to provide a photo and brief (maximum 300 words) candidate statement. The candidate statement should provide background experience and identify why you want to be on the board of HL7 Australia. Candidate statements will be distributed on Wed 11th October 2017 to HL7 Australia financial members along with proxy forms for voting, if required.

This year, continuing the previous board’s decision to implement electronic voting, balloting will be made available via an independent on-line balloting service, in addition to the usual in-person voting provided at the AGM.

Board members serve until the end of the next AGM following their appointment. There are three face-to-face Board meetings each year with meetings by teleconference for 2 hours each month (subject to change at the Board’s discretion).

Please email completed nomination forms to: secretary@hl7.org.au AND richard@dh4.com.au

Nomination Form - Word Format

Nomination Form - PDF Format

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