Writers Victoria is guided by a volunteer Committee of Management, the majority of which is elected from and by our membership. Four (4) positions on the Committee of Management will be declared vacant at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Wednesday 27 March 2019.
To nominate yourself for a position on the Committee of Management, please download and complete a nomination form and return it to:
POST: Writers Victoria, Level 3, the Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.
EMAIL: Via email to firstname.lastname@example.org (from the address we have on your membership record)
Members with legal expertise are particularly encouraged to apply.
Please note the following guidelines when nominating yourself for the Writers Victoria Committee of Management:
- Only people who have been financial members of Writers Victoria for more than 30 business days may nominate as candidates.
- You do not need to ask another member to nominate you.
- Please enclose a short biography (up to 150 words) and a brief statement to support your nomination (including why you wish to join the Committee of Management and what you think you could contribute).
- Nominations must be received (not postmarked) no later than 10am on Monday 4 March 2019.
If successful, you will be expected to: attend six evening Committee meetings per year; attend other ad hoc meetings and planning days; join at least one subcommittee; contribute time and expertise in between meetings (approximately 6 hours per month); and act as an ambassador for Writers Victoria. Provisions can be made for regional members and access requirements.
For more information about the expectations of Committee members, please contact our current Chair, Nic Brasch, via email or mobile 0411 873 008.
Also, Nada Kirkwood, outgoing Committee of Management (CoM) member, reflects on the experience on being on the CoM, and offers advice to those intending to nominate ahead of this year’s AGM. Read more