4 June 2021
Notice from the
St. Mary’s Past Students’ Association –
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
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
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 SMCS will
on 13 July 2021 (Saturday), from 10am to 4pm, at St. Mary’s Canossian
College (162 Austin Road, Kowloon, Hong
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.
Details & Procedures
The Alumni Manager will act as a manager
for the IMC 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".
alumni of SMCS are eligible to become candidates.
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
of the Education Ordinance (Cap.279).
manager shall serve in an IMC in more than one capacity.
Nomination period runs from 5 June 2021 to 19 June 2021 (both dates
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 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.).
Nominees are requested to submit the completed
together with the
alumni can be a proposer or seconder for only one candidate
Name(s) of candidate(s) will be announced on the
SMPSA website on
there is only one candidate
being nominated, the said candidate shall be considered
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
Polling will be conducted on
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
Voters should bring along their
Hong Kong Identity Card
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.
case of disputes, the records maintained by
and decision of SMCS shall be final.
Voting procedures on the Polling Day are outlined in the document
"Notes to Voters"
Counting of votes shall commence immediately after the close of
result shall be announced immediately after the close of the count
and be uploaded onto the SMPSA website by 19 July 2021 the latest.
Regulations for the Election of the Alumni
Manager for the
Incorporated Management Committee of St. Mary’s Canossian School
Ethical Conduct Required in the Election
Section 30 of the Education Ordinance (Cap.279) -
Provisions Relating to Election of Alumni Managers
Note to Voters
"Tips for School Managers" published by the
Education and Manpower Bureau in February 2006