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01 February
43rd Annual General Meeting of the HKIE

Nomination for election of Vice President for Session 2018/2019

The Council at its meeting held on 18 January 2018 adopted the nomination procedures for election of Vice President (VP) for Session 2018/2019 on the day of the 43rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Thursday, 21 June 2018.

 

There will be one vacant post of VP and the nomination period is now open.  In accordance with paragraph 2.1 of the Procedures and Schedule for VP Nomination, each nomination must be proposed by a current Council Member and supported by four current Council Members, where each Council Member could propose or support one nomination only for each vacancy.  The requirements of VP as stipulated in Article 16 Clause (b) of the Constitution are extracted below:

 

The Vice Presidents shall be nominated by the Council from among the Fellows who have been Council Members for at least two years for election by Corporate Members on the day of the Annual General Meeting. …

 

Each nomination shall be delivered to the Chief Executive and Secretary by completing the Nomination Form for election of VP for Session 2018/2019.  Candidate shall also submit the following supplementary information on a single sided A4 paper for circulation to Council Members for consideration:

 

  • personal information
  • present position or occupation and brief work history
  • membership and offices (present and/or former) held in the Institution
  • a brief supporting statement

 

All Candidates are invited to prepare the following information for nomination for election of VP after they have submitted their Nomination Forms. Candidates shall be informed of the details individually.

 

Introductory information sheet for distribution at the Council meeting (Special)

In accordance with paragraph 2.5.2 of the Procedures and Schedule for VP Nomination, all Candidates shall be invited to a Council meeting (Special) to present what they intend to accomplish for the Institution.  For the purpose of this meeting, Candidates are allowed to distribute an introductory information sheet at the Council meeting (Special).  It would be the Candidates’ responsibility to ensure enough copies are available for such distribution. The introductory information sheet shall be in a single sided A4 paper.  Candidates must ensure the correctness and accuracy of the contents.

 

Notice to Corporate Members of Candidates nominated by the Council close to the time of the AGM of the Institution

The Institution shall circulate a list of Candidates standing for election to all Corporate Members close to the time of the AGM of the Institution.  Candidates for the election of VP may make use of this circulation by providing further election material.   For details, rules and deadline, please contact the Chief Executive and Secretary. 

 

Election Material for direct mailing/Institution’s e-Newsletter to Corporate Members

Candidates nominated for election of VP can send their own election material at their own costs to all Corporate Members who are eligible for voting on the day of the AGM by way of direct mailing and/or through the Institution’s e-Newsletter arrangement.  For details, rules and deadline, please contact the Chief Executive and Secretary.  

 

The original signed copy of the Nomination Form together with the supplementary information of the Candidate must be delivered to the Chief Executive and Secretary on or before Friday, 9 March 2018 at 5:30pm at : 

 

The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
9/F Island Beverley
No 1 Great George Street
Causeway Bay
Hong Kong

 

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