Notice from the

St. Mary’s Past Students’ Association – Council (School)

Nomination and Election of Alumni Manager

 

In accordance with Section 40AP of the Education Ordinance (Cap. 279), the Canossian Missions, sponsoring body of St. Mary’s Canossian School (SMCS), recognised the St. Mary’s Past Students’ Association (SMPSA) – Council (School) as the alumni body for the purpose of nominating an Alumni Manager for the Incorporated Management Committee (IMC) of SMCS.

A.  Call for nomination for the election of Alumni Manager

In accordance with Section 4 of the SMPSA Regulations for Election of Alumni Manager for the IMC of SMCS (the Regulations for Election), the SMPSA – Council (School) now calls for nomination for the election of one Alumni Manager for serving the IMC of SMCS for the term of 2019-2021. Nomination period will run from 8 June 2019 to 22 June 2019 (both dates inclusive). Details of the nomination, including the Regulations for Election and other related forms, are available at the links below.

B.  Election of Alumni Manager

Notice is hereby given that the election of Alumni Manager for the IMC of SMCS will be held on 20 July 2019 (Saturday), from 10am to 4pm, at St. Mary’s Canossian School (162 Austin Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong).

For the purpose of nomination and election of Alumni Manager, only alumni of SMCS are eligible for making nominations, being nominated and voting. As regards eligibility of alumni, the records of SMCS would be final.

 

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Details & Procedures

The Alumni Manager will act as a manager of SMCS on a two-year tenure.

The roles and responsibilities of an Alumni Manager is outlined in Chapter 2 of the document "Tips for School Managers" published by the Education and Manpower Bureau in 2006.

All alumni of SMCS aged 18 or above on the date of nomination are eligible to be candidates/proposers/seconders/voters in the election.

All candidates/proposers/seconders/voters are requested to adhere to the principles listed in the document "Ethical Conduct Required in the Election".

Candidature

  1. All alumni of SMCS are eligible to become candidates.
  2. An alumnus/alumna should not be nominated if he/she is a serving teacher of the school or if he/she does not meet the registration requirements of managers set out in Section 30 of the Education Ordinance (Cap.279).
  3. No manager shall serve in an IMC in more than one capacity.

Nomination 

  1. Nomination period runs from 8 June 2019 to 22 June 2019 (both dates inclusive).
  2. The Nomination Form, duly signed by one alumni proposer and one alumni seconder, should be delivered in person/by hand and dropped into the election post box placed in the General Office of SMCS (office opens from Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.).
  3. Nominees are requested to submit the completed Candidate Form together with the Nomination Form.
  4. All alumni can be a proposer or seconder for only one candidate including herself.
  5. Name(s) of candidate(s) will be announced on website on 24 June 2019. If there is only one candidate in the election, the said candidate shall be considered uncontested.

Election

  1. Polling will be conducted on 20 July 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the school hall of St. Mary’s Canossian School (SMCC).
  2. Voters should bring along their Hong Kong Identity Card or Passport and indicate their years of attendance at SMCS for verification at the polling station. They may also bring along any of the following three types of documents (with photo) to facilitate the verification process: (a) student card; (b) report card; (c) graduation certificate. In case of disputes, the records maintained by SMCS shall be final.
  3. Voting procedures on the Polling Day are outliined in the document "Notes to Voters" below.
  4. Counting of votes shall commence immediately after the close of polling.
  5. The result shall be announced immediately after the close of the count and be uploaded onto the SMPSA website by 22 July 2019 the latest.

 

Download
Regulations for the Election of the Alumni Manager for the
Incorporated Management Committee of St. Mary’s Canossian School

Download
Ethical Conduct Required in the Election

Download
Section 30 of the Education Ordinance (Cap.279) -

Provisions Relating to Election of Alumni Managers

 

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Download
Nomination Form

Download
Candidate Form

Download
Note to Voters

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Download
"Tips for School Managers" published by the
Education and Manpower Bureau in February 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

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