All full members of SIOPSA are invited to submit the details of a person to be proposed by the Annual General Meeting of SIOPSA for appointment as President-Elect in terms of sub-sections 8.1 – 8.4 of Clause 8 of the SIOPSA Constitution.
THE CONSTITUTIONAL CLAUSE READS AS FOLLOWS
8.1 When the term of office of the President is expected to expire at the Annual General Meeting succeeding the forthcoming Annual General Meeting, the Secretary shall, not less than three months before the last-mentioned meeting, circularize full members requesting nominations for the position of President-elect.
8.2 Such nominations shall be signed by a proposer and seconder, who shall be full members, and shall bear an acceptance by the nominee of his or her nomination. A short CV and manifesto of the nominee shall be attached.
8.3 The names of persons so nominated received by the Secretary not less than sixty days before the date of such meeting shall be circulated with the Notice of Meeting.
8.4 The President-elect shall be elected by secret ballot at the Annual General Meeting from amongst persons so nominated, and shall become a member of the incoming Executive Committee.
The elected person will enrol as the President-Elect of the Society at the Annual General Meeting to be held on 4 July 2023. The term for the new President-Elect will be for the period of 4 July 2023 to 4 July 2024.
Completed nominations, a short manifesto and Curriculum Vitae of the individuals should reach the SIOPSA Secretary no later than 30 May 2023.