PMI Melbourne Chapter Board of Directors Election

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 2019 Board of Directors. Directors will be elected for a period of two years, starting from immediately after our next AGM scheduled for March 2019

Criteria for Selection:

In accordance with Chapter rules 13.1.5 and 13.1.6, 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 comprised of volunteers from the Chapter membership has been appointed by the President as follows

  • Ivor Halford (Chair) 
  •  Lindsay Whitehead 
  • Gaurang Shah
  • Boris Sanchez
  • Maryam Khorshidian

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 has closed
  • The Nominating Committee will interview candidates  during 17 December 2018 to 11 January 2019.
  • 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 at the AGM 



Further information on the regulations governing the Nominating Committee and the Board election process is available here

Members are reminded that in accordance with these rules, that:
  • 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.