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Elections 2017

Elections

The NUST formally announces the election process for the appointment of Trust Board Members as announced at the 2017 AGM.

Any member interested in nominating a candidate or voting must be at least 16 years of age and a fully paid up member of the NUST as of 1st February 2017. Should you wish to run as a candidate then you must be at least 18 years of age and a fully paid up NUST member as of 1st February 2017.

There are 6 Trust Board positions to be filled and candidates are standing for a position on the Trust Board only, not specific roles.

A block voting system is being utilised where all candidates run against each other for the 6 positions. Each voter selects up to 6 candidates on the voting form, and the 5 candidates with the most votes shall be deemed elected.

Timetable

The issuing of the election notification (8th February 2017) is the start of the election process and the close is with the announcement of the final result by the scrutineer.

There are three phases to the election process:

Phase 1: Notify members of the election via email and letter (letter only to those members who have not notified NUST of a valid email address).

Candidates to register interest.

Phase 2: Issue requested Candidate Packs with Trust Board Nomination Forms.

Completed Nomination Forms and Candidates Statements to be returned.

Phase 3: Issue Voting Forms with Candidate Statements.

Completed voting forms to be returned.

Results announced.

Standing

Any member interested in standing for a position on the NUST Trust Board is required to complete the

request form here:

The deadline for submitting this request is midnight 22nd February 2017.

In phase 2 of the election process all members requesting to stand will on 23rd February 2017 be sent their election candidate pack which will include the nomination form and candidate statement forms together with all relevant documentation.

Voting

Voting in phase 3 of the election process online will be within the membership area of the website. .

If you have mislaid your login details then you can get help by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it stating your name and membership number.

Members will need their login and password details in order to vote online in the election.

Documentation & Downloads

All documentation relating to the elections is available to view and/or download by following the relevant links below:

NUST Election Policy

NUST Board Membership Policy

NUST Election Information

NUST Election Timetable

NUST Formal Constitution (Model Rules)

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