2009/1/5 Mark Hurd <markeh...@gmail.com>:
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 2:11 PM, Brianna Laugher
> <brianna.laug...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2009/1/5 Craig Franklin <cr...@halo-17.net>:
>>>> Should the VP candidates be included in the Ordinary Member election
>>>> too (if they want to) so the failing VP candidate may still be a
>>>> committee member if they get enough votes to be an Ordinary Member?
>>>> (Probably not for this election.)
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Mark Hurd, B.Sc.(Ma.)(Hons.)
>>>
>>> I'd say that section 23(2) of the rules probably rules this out, namely "A
>>> candidate may only be nominated for one office, or as an ordinary member of
>>> the committee, prior to the annual general meeting."
>>>
>>> Also, I feel it would be a bit odd now that nominations have closed to
>>> change the way the election will be conducted.
>>
>> Yes. I actually found this rule rather bizarre. I thought it was
>> normal to be able to nominate for multiple positions, in case you
>> don't get the first one.
>>
>> This is something I think we should consider changing, at some point.
>> Now that we have some experience using our Rules we know a bit better
>> which of them need some tweaking.
>>
>> cheers
>> Brianna
>
> I assume I could read all the discussions to find out for my self, but
> what organisation were the rules borrowed from or based on. Maybe it
> made more sense for them.

Our Rules are largely based on the model Rules provided by Consumer
Affairs Victoria as a template. We made a few tweaks, but not to this
part.

Brianna

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