The Council at its meeting held on 20 January 2022 adopted the nomination procedures for election of Vice President (VP) for Session 2022/2023 on the day of the 47th Annual General Meeting (AGM).
There will be one vacant post of VP and the nomination period opens on 1 February 2022. Nomination form, procedures and schedule for VP nomination and other details for election of VP could be downloaded from the HKIE website at www.hkie.org.hk. In accordance with paragraph 2.1 of the Procedures and Schedule for VP Nomination, each nomination must be proposed by a current Council Member and supported by four current Council Members, where each Council Member could propose or support one nomination only for each vacancy. The requirements of VP as stipulated in Article 16 Clause (b) of the Constitution are extracted below:
'The Vice Presidents shall be nominated by the Council from among the Fellows who have been Council Members for at least two years for election by Corporate Members on the day of the Annual General Meeting. …'
Each nomination shall be delivered to the Chief Executive and Secretary by completing the nomination form for election of VP for Session 2022/2023. Candidate shall also submit the following supplementary information on a single-sided A4 paper for circulation to Council Members for consideration:
• personal information
• present position or occupation and brief work history
• membership and offices (present and/or former) held in the Institution
• a brief supporting statement
The original signed copy of the nomination form together with the supplementary information of the Candidate must be delivered to the Chief Executive and Secretary on or before Friday, 11 March 2022 at 5:30 pm.