PMI Melbourne Chapter Board of Directors Election

Call for Nominations

13 October 2017 - PMI Melbourne Chapter announces the 2018 Board of Directors Election with a call for nominations for Candidates. PMI Melbourne Chapter is a not-for-profit, member-driven organisation.

The nominations are now CLOSED.

Call for Nominations:

PMI Melbourne Chapter seeks members with an interest in managing the future of the Chapter to join its Board of Directors. We are seeking Director Candidates for 6 (six) open positions on our 2018 Board of Directors. Directors will be elected for a period of two years from January to December.

Criteria for Selection:

Based on the Chapter Rules, the Nominating Committee has determined the following criteria for selection:
  1. Willingness and experience to serve others.
  2. An eligible PMI Melbourne Chapter member in good financial standing for the past two consecutive years.
  3. An appreciation of the value of the profession served by PMI.
  4. Experience as a volunteer or volunteer leader.
  5. Experience of performing governing duties to meet legal and regulatory requirements inherent in the fiduciary oversight role of a board.
  6. Willingness, experience and appreciation of working in a collaborative, collegial, respectful, and productive way with people having diverse backgrounds and viewpoints.
  7. Visionary strategic thinking capability to be able to understand the interests of diverse stakeholders, to assess the impacts of environmental and marketplace trends, and then to translate those interests and impacts into strategy.
  8. Experience of assisting in transformational change driven by strategic issues.

Nominating Committee:

A Nominating Committee has been appointed in accordance with the Chapter Rules and comprises the following volunteers:

  • Chi Keen Low (IPP) (Chair)
  • Ali Sajjad
  • Keen Chan
  • Lindsay Whitehead
  • Toni-Anne Munn

How to submit a nomination?

The Nominating Committee will be accepting nominations. To submit a nomination, please complete the PMC Nomination Form and send it to For complete eligibility and application requirements, please consult the PMI Melbourne Chapter Rules or contact the Nominating Committee at

Election timeline

  • PMI Melbourne Chapter's Nominating Committee is accepting nominations. Acceptance of nominations will close at 5 pm (Melbourne time) on Tuesday 31 October 2017.
  • The Nominating Committee will interview candidates in November 2017.
  • Candidates will be interviewed for suitability and a final list prepared.
  • The membership will be advised of recommended candidates.
  • If there are more candidates than positions available, elections will be held using electronic voting.
  • Successful candidates will be announced thereafter.


Members are reminded that in accordance with PMI Melbourne Chapter Rules section 50.2:
  • In accordance with PMI policies, practices, procedures, rules and directives, no funds or resources of PMI or the Chapter may be used to support the election of any candidate or group of candidates for PMI, the Chapter or public office.
  • No other type of organised electioneering, communications, fund-raising or other organised activity on behalf of a candidate shall be permitted.
  • The Nominating Committee will be the sole distributor(s) of all election materials for Chapter elected positions.

Further information

The following information can be found in the Rules:
  • Board Member Roles
  • Eligibility for Board Membership
  • The Election of Directors