CPA Elections 2022: for Vice Chair, and 6 directors
As part of the governance of the CPA, the CPA is required to have elections annually; for the posts of Vice Chair and 6 board members.
Nominations are now closed for:
- Vice-Chair (the Vice-Chair serve one year (from AGM to AGM), but automatically assumes the chairmanship at the following year’s AGM)
- Six elected Board Members (from AGM October 2022 - AGM 2024)
Annual General Meeting:
The AGM will take place on Monday 10th October, CBRE, Henrietta House, Henrietta Place, London, W1G 0NB. Ensure you attendance here.
Election Rules 2022:
- In the event there are more candidates than available places, an election will take place.
Since there are more candidates than places, there will be an election for the CPA Elections 2022.
- The election will run from 5th September until 30th September 2022.
- Members will receive an invitation to vote. To assist members decide who to vote for, you can find the CVs and election statements from the various candidates here.
Who is entitled to vote?
- Fully paid up members whether standard or corporate as of the 1 August 2022; and honorary members. Anyone joining after the 1 August is not eligible.
Form of voting:
- Voting is electronic via the web. There are no postal votes. Those eligible will receive an email from Electionbuddy Elections email@example.com. Anyone not receiving an invite once the election has started should contact the office at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Invites to vote are sent to members’ registered emails, as held by the office. As a general requirement of membership, members are responsible for advising of any contact amendments.
- CPA’s duty of care is to ensure the email is sent and to notify members the election has begun – by email and posts on the website. Thereafter, it is the members’ duty to check receipt of the ballot invitation; and to vote.
- Members should be aware that whilst an email is delivered, it may not actually end up in an inbox due to company server setups, spam filter settings and clutter settings. Please check this in the first instance if you have not received your email.
- 1 member = 1 vote. Each vote invite has a unique code and once that code is used by voting, it cannot be used again; and the member cannot have another vote, nor change their vote.
- The office can verify whether someone has voted (and this information is not shared), how many have voted, how many have not been delivered, but it cannot determine how anyone has voted.
- The office will investigate failed deliveries, correct where possible and resend. But the primary duty is on the member to inform of any change of email address.
- The election officer will devolve responsibility of the election to the Administrator and his staff. The Proxy Election officer will not have a vote in respect of any appeals.
- The proxy election officer will check the validity of the nominations. Those nominating will not be published.
- The proxy election officer will agree the duration of the election and the reminders sent before the start of the election.
- The proxy election officer will give details of the results to the Election Officer to inspect them to confirm the ballet has been undertaken correctly.
- Only the election officer and the Administrator (and optionally the deputy election officers) will be aware of the scores obtained. No candidates will be given the scores.
- The chairman will announce those successfully elected to the Board and then to the AGM. The chairman will contact each of the candidates privately 24 hours prior to the AGM.
The new board will be announced at the AGM on Monday 10th October 2022.