Dear Members,

Notice is hereby given for the Annual General Meeting of the Sydney University Surgical Society which will be held on the 5th July 2018 at 6pm in New Law School Lecture Theatre 104, at the University of Sydney. The agenda will include:

1) President’s Report

2) Constitutional Amendments
All motions must be sent to the Society Secretary by 21st June (Deanna Lee, dlee5373@uni.sydney.edu.au). In the interests of time, only motions with notice will be considered at the meeting.

The current constitution is available on the SUSS website at: http://surgsoc.org.au/about-suss/

3) Elections
Nominations for positions will be taken from the floor or via proxy (see below). Candidates must be nominated by a third party, have their nomination seconded by another third party, and accept their nomination. Positions include and will be voted on in the following order:

Executive positions
1. President
2. Vice President
3. Secretary
4. Treasurer

Committee positions
5. Research Officer
6. Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) Officer
7. Skills Lab Coordinator
8. Community Officer
9. Stage 1 and 2 Representatives
10. Clinical School Representatives: 1 for each of Concord, RPA, Nepean, Northern, SAN, Westmead

We will be taking nominations from students who are unable to attend the event in person. However, if you can attend, please do so!

For a description of each position please see the SUSS constitution.

NB: In order to be nominated for, or elected to, the Presidential or Vice-Presidential positions, candidates must have previously served for a minimum of one year on the Council.

Process for nomination if you can’t attend:

Email the President, Stella Harris (shar2932@uni.sydney.edu.au) with your name, SMP Stage, the position you are running for, and *either* a written speech *or* a video file that can be read out or played at the AGM. In absentia nominations must be received before the 4th of July.

If you are sending a speech to be read out, please also include a passport-style photo of yourself, which will be displayed at the AGM so people know who they are voting for. Speeches should be no longer than 150 words for committee positions or 250 words for executive positions. Videos should be no longer than one minute for committee positions or two minutes for executive positions.

Please RSVP Via our Facebook event

Yours sincerely,

Stella Harris
President