4 June 2021

 

Notice from the
St. Mary’s Past Students’ Association –
Council (College)

 

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 College ("SMCC"), recognised the St. Mary’s Past Students’ Association ("SMPSA") – Council (College) as the alumni body for the purpose of nominating an Alumni Manager for the Incorporated Management Committee ("IMC") of SMCC.

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 SMCC ("the Regulations for Election"), the SMPSA – Council (College) now calls for nomination for the election of one Alumni Manager for serving the IMC of SMCC for the term of 2021-2023. Nomination period will run from 5 June 2021 to 19 June 2021 (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 SMCC will be held on 13 July 2021 (Saturday), from 10am to 4pm, at St. Mary’s Canossian College (162 Austin Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong).

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

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Details & Procedures

The Alumni Manager will act as a manager for the IMC of SMCC 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 SMCC 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 SMCC 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 5 June 2021 to 19 June 2021 (both dates inclusive).
  2. The Nomination Form, duly completed and 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 SMCC (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 the SMPSA website on 21 June 2021. If there is only one candidate being nominated, the said candidate shall be considered elected uncontested.
  6. In the event that no nominations are received at the close of the nomination period, the nomination period shall be automatically extended for 14 days, and further notice shall be given on the SMPSA website.

Election

  1. Polling will be conducted on 17 July 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hall of St. Mary’s Canossian College. If a candidate has been elected uncontested, no polling will be required.
  2. Voters should bring along their Hong Kong Identity Card or Passport and indicate their years of attendance at SMCC 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 and decision of SMCC shall be final.
  3. Voting procedures on the Polling Day are outlined 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 19 July 2021 the latest.

 

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

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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