The outcome of the referendum meant some election date changes had to be made to enable the OUS Secretary to deal with issues/ complaints.
MINUTES OF THE OUSA EMERGENCY EXECUTIVE MEETING HELD IN THE
BOARDROOM OF THE OTAGO UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION ON FRIDAY 23 JULY 2010 AT 10AM
Harriet Geoghegan (Chair), Stephanie Reader, Claire Jackson, Walker MacMurdo, Imogen Roth, Malia Vete, John Philipson, Dan Stride, Shonelle Eastwood and Rosalin Mackenzie
Richard Girvan, Meegan Cloughley, Bex Alexander (OPSA), Liam Kernaghan, Neal Barber, Hannah Gould, Jo Bond, Joey Macdonald, Giang Pham, Kyle Matthews, Margi MacMurdo-Reading and John Holmes (Observers)
James Meager, Ariana Te Wake, Katie Bryan and Michael Anderson
Moved from the Chair
237/10 THAT the above apologies be accepted.
Moved from the Chair
238/10 THAT Stephen Alexander and Donna Jones be granted speaking rights
for the duration of this meeting.
Harriet addressed the meeting to explain this meeting was called to formalise some requirements for the referendum and to change the nominations for 2011 Executive to allow time to deal with any complaints and appeals from the Referendum.
Also the constitution doesn’t allow for a complaints process for referenda.
Stephen Alexander explained the process when there was complaints the Executive need to appoint an Independent Arbitrator in case of appeals.
Claire arrived at 10.05am
ELECTIONS POLICY FOR REFERENDUM RESULTS
239/10 THAT the Executive instructs the Returning Officer to apply Section 6 only of the OUSA Elections Policy to deal with complaints and appeals for
the Referenda held 19-22 July 2010.
APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT ARBITRATOR FOR THE REFERENDUM
240/10 THAT Paul Roth be appointed as the Independent Arbitrator for the
Referendum held on 19 – 22 July 2010.
241/10 THAT motion 9/10 be rescinded.
242/10 THAT nominations for the 2011 Executive open at 9am on 2 August 2010 and close at 4pm on 6 August 2010.
Please ensure these are advertised in Critic next week.
Meeting closed at 10.08am
Signed: _________________________________ Date: _____________