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Council Election

Information for Potential Council Candidates

 In accordance with Section 6 of The Women’s College Act, 1902 (as amended 1997), nominations are now sought for five vacancies on the Council of The Women’s College within the University of Sydney.

Three current Council Members are standing for re-election: Dr Sally Auld, Dr Jennifer Davidson and Julie McKay (current Chair).

The Council of The Women’s College represents an active, diverse and talented cross-section of people interested in promoting the strategic goals of the College for the benefit of our young female resident and affiliate students studying full-time at the University of Sydney. Members of the Council volunteer their time and expertise, support events, promote the College and provide stewardship of its resources.

In order to continue to enhance the experience of our students and community, College is continuing to grow our leadership in women’s education, progress a strong cultural change agenda and build our scholarship funds.

Based on a skills audit of continuing members and the College’s strategic framework, it is seeking nominations from candidates with experience in government and political relations; and accounting with CPA accreditation or similar.

Potential candidates with one or more of these skill sets are invited to contact the Secretary to the Council, Ms Mary McGuirk, for further information: [email protected]

Completed nomination forms and a candidate resume must be received at the College by 5pm on Friday, 28 September 2018. Download the nomination form here.

Please note that the ballot, if required, will be conducted via electronic means.


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