Quidditch Australian Board of Directors Call for Nominations

Quidditch Australia is making a call for nominations for its board of directors as well as a call for motions for special resolutions for the AGM.

The term of appointment is two years. Collectively the seven directors are responsible for the good governance of Quidditch Australia – establishing policy, maintaining the association’s finances and other duties necessary for running quidditch in Australia. After their election, the directors of the board will then be able to delegate amongst themselves specific portfolios. Current examples of portfolios include ‘Media & Marketing’, ‘Treasury’, and ‘Gameplay’ although this will be at the discretion of the newly elected board.

To nominate yourself for election please fill out this form, ensuring it is:

  • in writing using the prescribed form,
  • certified by the nominee,
  • signed by an authorised representative from two (2) member states or clubs
  • accompanied by a 1-2 page candidate statement
  • sent to secretary@quidditch.org.au by no later than the 2nd November

If the number of nominations received for the board is equal to the number of vacancies to be filled or if there are insufficient nominations received to fill all vacancies on the board, then those nominated shall be declared elected only if approved by the majority of members entitled to vote.

Merryn Christian, Alise Fox, and Matthew Ingram will all remain on the board until 2018. There will be four vacancies on the board up for election at the AGM.

CONSTITUTION

Changes to the constitution require a Special Resolution, and need to follow the Corporations Act 2001. We’re happy to consider any constitution changes.

For reference, the constitution can be found here.

Nominations and motions for special resolutions can be emailed to secretary@quidditch.org.au, please have your nominations in no later than the 2nd November.

QA State Shield: VIC Coaches

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Leading the Leadbeaters at Quidditch Australia‘s upcoming State Shield tournament is Liam McCoppin, with the assistance of Taya Rawson and Edward Vienet. Will Victoria be able to come out on top again after their win in the 2016 State of Origin series?

Find out at Quidditch Australia’s State Shield, held in Brisbane on the 14th and 15th of October.

QA State Shield: QLD Coaches

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The Queensland Thunderbirds are proud to announce the coaching staff for 2017, with Daniel Scharf and Simon Spann coaching the Thunderbirds into into the inaugural State Shield tournament against the Victorian Leadbeaters and the NSW Blue Tongues.

Quidditch Australia’s State Shield will be held in Brisbane on the 14th and 15th of October.

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