The AES Melbourne Section is managed by a volunteer committee constituted by our Association Rules.
The Committee consists of:
Up to six ordinary members
The current Committee (elected August 2016) is:
Graeme Huon – Chairman
Paolo Menolotto – Vice-Chairman
Graham Haynes – Treasurer
Peter Smerdon – Secretary
Julian Driscoll – Committee Member
Rod Staples – Committee Member
Michail Barabasz – Committee Member
Greg Segal – Committee Member
David Hudson – Committee Member
Diego Tognola – Committee Member*
* Diego Tognola was not elected at the August 2016 AGM, but put himself forward for nomination to the Committee following the AGM. There being a vacant position, he was subsequently nominated and elected at a Committee Meeting in September 2016 in accordance with the Association rules.
An election for the Committee is held at each Annual General Meeting.
The next AGM will be in Aug/Sept 2017 time-frame.
Nominations for any position on the Committee can be placed by completing and returning the nomination form, which is available for download here.
If you wish to become involved in running the Section by serving on the Committee, and want to discuss the mechanics of being nominated and elected, please feel free to contact the Secretary or any other Committee member you may know.
Nominations will also be accepted from the floor of the meeting, but the nominee must be present to accept nomination. Alternatively the nominator can have a signed Nomination Form indicating the nominees acceptance.
Descriptions and duties associated with each position are available in this document.
The Committee meets face to face typically 3 times per year to plan the Meeting Program, and discuss other Section business. Other ad-hoc discussions occur from time to time through an email group.
If anyone wishes further information, or wishes to contact the Committee, please make contact through the Contact Form.