CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FROM GENERAL MEMBERSHIP FOR THE IEASA COUNCIL
IEASA is a non-profit organisation, with its own legal identity, independent of its office bearers. We abide by King IV Principles and have a Council that is primarily a governing body. Operations are delegated to Committees; working groups; outsourced service providers and Office staff. The President is the “de facto” Chief Operating Office of IEASA and manages the IEASA staff..
In terms of Clause 188.8.131.52 of the IEASA Constitution (January 2021), please note this Call for Nominations from the general IEASA membership for two positions that will become available on the Council, IEASA’s governing body, when the term of office of current incumbents comes to an end on 31 December 2021.
To contribute to the advancement of IEASA, we are particularly looking for Council members who have Integrity, commitment, financial acumen and skills, organisational experience and governance experience.
The term of office of persons elected will be from 01 January 2022 to 31 December 2024 (3 years).
In terms of Clause 184.108.40.206 of the Constitution, “Any Member in good standing, who enjoys voting rights, is entitled to nominate as proposer or seconder up to four (4) in total Individual Members or Institutional Members as candidates in the relevant category”.
PLEASE NOTE THAT NOMINATIONS NOT COMPLYING WITH THE NOMINATION CRITERIA, AS OUTLINED BELOW WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
- Only members in good standing are: a) eligible for nomination; b) may submit a nomination as a proposer or a seconder.
- Honorary members may not stand for office, unless they first resign from their honorary membership status, forfeit their privileges and pay for membership.
Specific eligibility criteria:
- Knowledge and understanding of good governance and management of an organisation, preferably with prior experience.
- ‘Added value’ in terms of influence, organisation development skills and/or access to resources to contribute to the development of a sustainable organisation.
- Currently involved in higher education in South Africa, at a senior level and/or highly experienced.
- Have expertise in a specific area of internationalisation to contribute to the overall strength of the Council.
- Demonstrate experience of dealing with issues, pertaining to the international community in higher education, in South Africa.
- Have a demonstrable track record of engaging with international offices/international professional communities and internationalisation, outside South Africa.
In terms of Clause 220.127.116.11 of the Constitution, “All nominations of candidates for election must be lodged with the Honorary Secretary not later than one (1) month before the date of the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
In terms of Clause 15.4 of the Constitution, all nominations shall be lodged with the Honorary Secretary, Ms Tohiera Bagus via email: email@example.com not later than 22 October, 2021 at 12.00 midnight.
Please read the Conflict of Interest Policy and the Code of Conduct for Council Members below.