2 June 2023
St. Mary’s Past Students’ Association – Council (School)
Nomination and Election of Alumni Manager
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.
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
2023-2025. Nomination period will run from
3 June 2023 to 17 June 2023 (both dates inclusive). Details of
the nomination, including the
Regulations for Election
and other related forms, are available
at the links below.
Election of Alumni Manager
hereby given that the election of Alumni Manager for the IMC of SMCS
will be held on
15 July 2023 (Saturday), from 10am to 4pm, at St. Mary’s
Canossian School (162 Austin Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong).
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 and decision of SMCS would be
Details & Procedures
Manager will act as a manager for the IMC of SMCS on a two-year tenure.
and responsibilities of an Alumni Manager is outlined in Chapter 2 of
"Tips for School Managers"
published by the Education and Manpower Bureau in 2006.
of SMCS aged 18 or above on the date of nomination are eligible to be
candidates/proposers/seconders/voters in the election.
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
3 June 2023 to 17 June 2023 (both dates inclusive).
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.).
required to submit the completed
together with the
alumni can be a proposer or seconder for only one candidate
of candidate(s) will be announced on the SMPSA website on
If there is only one candidate being
nominated, the said candidate shall be considered elected
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
July 2023 (Sat)
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Canossian School. If a
candidate has been elected uncontested, no polling will be required.
should bring along their
Hong Kong Identity Card
Passport and indicate their years of attendance at SMCS for
verification at the Polling Station. In case of disputes, the
records maintained by and decision of SMCS shall be final.
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
17 July 2023 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