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AGM

2024/25 Election Candidate

2022/23 Candidate manifestos and speeches are available for viewing. Have a look for your reference on how to plan your own speech. The exact timeline for the upcoming election is listed down below.

Meeting Agenda

Dear members of KCLMSoc,

You are cordially invited to the 10th King’s College London Malaysian Society Annual General Meeting (AGM). The main purpose of this AGM is to elect the new Executive Committee (2024/25), to provide a platform for members to review the society's past year's events and performance, and to submit motions for amendments to our constitution.

Date: Sunday 3rd March 2024

Venue: King's College London Bush House, NE1.01

Dress code: Formal

Meeting agenda (GMT) 

4:00pm-4:15pm: Arrival of members and candidates

4:15pm-4:20pm: Opening Speech

4:20pm-4:45pm: Annual Report Presentation

4:45pm-5:00pm: Constitutional Amendments (if any)

5:00pm-7:00pm: Speeches and Q&A sessions with candidates

7:00pm-7:05pm: Closing Speech

The AGM will formally start at 4:15 pm. Please note that anyone arriving after 4:15 pm may be barred from entry or voting to prevent any disruption of the meeting.

As per our constitution, only paid members of KCLMSoc are eligible to vote for candidates and run for committee.

 

Dress code: Semi-formal for candidates and casual for members.

Timeline

Nominations Open on KCLSU
29th Jan 2024 (10 am)

Committee Forms Open

29th Jan 2024

Deadline for nominations
19th Feb 2024 (10 am)

Deadline for manifesto 
21st Feb 2024 (9 pm)

AGM

3rd March 2024 (4 pm)

Voting on KCLSU

4th March 2024 (10 am) - 7th March 2024 (4 pm)

Results

15th March 2023

Handover process

N/A

Candidates will need to nominate themselves for the position they are interested in on the KCLSU, filling in any required details. KCLSU page: https://www.kclsu.org/change/elections/timeline/ 

Application forms for committee will open on the 29th of Jan. Details such as the job descriptions for each respective role in the committee will be released. 

The 19th of Feb will be the deadline for all candidates to apply for their desired roles and to have completed their manifestos. The 21st of Feb will be the deadline for uploading manifestos on the KCLSU site.

The AGM will be held on the 3rd of March 2024 3-5 pm in-person at Strand Campus.

Voting opens on the 4th of March 2024 at 10am and will close 7th March at 4pm. You must be an official member of the society on KCLSU to vote.

The votes will be checked and published on this date. Good Luck!

The new 2024/25 committee will plan and operate independently but the 2023/24 committee's final event will be the Hari Raya dinner on the 11th of April.

Important Details

A) For those interested in running for committee positions (2024/25), kindly fill up the form via the link.

The following is the list of committee positions:

  1. President

  2. Vice President

  3. Secretary 

  4. Treasurer

  5. Corporate Relations Director

  6. Events Director (2 positions)

  7. Publicity Director

  8. Sports Director

Here is the link to the current constitution for reference: KCLMSoc Constitution 2021/22

Important information for candidates intending to run in the upcoming elections:

   1. Candidates running for President and/or Vice President will be given up to 5 minutes for your speech/talk through your manifesto, followed by a Q&A session of up to 7 minutes. For candidates running for all other positions, you will be given up to 4 minutes to present, followed by up to 6 minutes of Q&A.

   2. Candidates are required to prepare one-slide manifestos to accompany their speech. Please include a photo of yourself. The following link contains a compilation of manifestos from the previous AGM for your reference: 2021/22 KCLMSoc Candidate Manifestos.

   3. Please provide us with a google drive link to access your manifesto when submitting the candidate application form. 

   4. According to our Constitution, each candidate may run for up to 3 positions. For each position, you are required to submit a separate manifesto and prepare a separate speech. The only exception is if you are running for the positions of President and Vice President, in which case, please only submit ONE manifesto and prepare one speech.

    5. Pursuant to our Constitution, candidates that are unable to attend AGM can only run with the prior approval of the Chairperson (current President). You need to have a compelling reason as to why you are unable to make it, which is considered at the absolute discretion of the Chairperson. Please speak to any member of the current committee and gain approval latest by 21st March (Tuesday) as alternative arrangements will need to be made.

B) For those interested in submitting a motion, kindly fill up the form:

Constitution Amendment Form 

 

The DEADLINE for committee position applications and motions submissions is by 21st of February 11:59 PM.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email us at kclmsoc@gmail.com or contact any of the committee members directly.

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