PRII AGM - Nominations for National Council, Voting and Proxies
34th Annual General Meeting of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland Limited
Date: 30 Jan 2018
Place: Royal Irish Academy, Dawson St., Dublin 2
Nominations for National Council Positions
A Member’s Pack, sent to all full members last week, included nominations papers for five positions on the Institute’s National Council. All full members will have a vote for all five positions. Those positions are:
- A General Member;
- A PR consultancy representative;
- An Education representative;
- A Charity/ Not-for-Profit representative and
- A Sole trader representative.
All full members of the Institute are eligible to run for the General Member position. For the four other positions, only full members with experience in those specific areas are eligible to run.
Profiles of each of the candidates are now available in the Member Only section of the PRII website. Click here to read what the candidates have to say in support of their candidacy.
The nomination form, signed by both the proposer and the nominee must be returned to the Company Secretary, PRII, 84 Merrion Sq., to arrive NOT later than 5pm Thursday 18th January.
UNLESS ALL SIGNATURES ARE APPENDED THE NOMINATION PAPER IS INVALID
Voting and Proxies
Voting is in person at the AGM. If you are not able to attend the AGM, and you are a Full member, you can nominate someone to vote in your place. This is done through completion of the Proxy Form
included in the Member’s Pack. Completed proxy forms must be delivered to the Institute office, 84 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 not later than 5pm on Sunday 28th January 2018.
Nominees are reminded that, if elected, they become Directors of the PRII with resulting responsibilities under the Companies Act. They should satisfy themselves as to whether there are any existing or potential conflicts of interest that may arise, and declare them as appropriate.
If you have an interest in any of these positions but have queries about the commitment involved, contact either the PRII President, Cian Connaughton, or any other member of National Council.