The Australian Property Institute Limited (the API) is now calling for nominations for its State and Territory Committees.

Members of the API may nominate a person for the position on a State and Territory Committee. Please note that those nominating a candidate and the nominee must be financial Life Fellow, Fellow, Associate or Provisional Members of the API. The term of office for a State or Territory Committee Member is two years.

The following outlines the State and Territory vacancies to be filled in 2020:

  • Australian Capital Territory – 5 seats
  • New South Wales – 5 seats
  • Northern Territory – 8 seats
  • Queensland – 5 seats
  • South Australia – 6 seats
  • Tasmania – 5 seats
  • Victoria – 7 seat
  • Western Australia – 2 seats

Why nominate?

Participating as a Member of your State or Territory Committee allows you to represent your fellow API members and contribute to the API’s advocacy, events and professional development agenda.

Have a voice

Participating as part of your State or Territory Committee gives you the opportunity to share your views on issues relevant to you, your company, your peers and the wider property industry.

Networking

Build your professional network by developing relationships with a group of dedicated, innovative and engaged members.

Support your industry

API advocates on behalf of its members and sets the standard for professionalism. Contribute to the discussions that inform these decisions.

Develop your skills

Committee Members are a diverse groups of industry professionals. As a Committee Member you can hone your skills in dealing with groups of people with differing viewpoints and gain valuable experience in collaboration and achieving positive outcomes.

Leadership

Step up and demonstrate your leadership abilities and contribute to the building of a better API and property industry.

Objectives and role of a State or Territory Committee

The objective of State and Territory Committees is to:

  • Represent the views and interests of API Members in your state.
  • Support the Board and management in conveying key messages, strategic objectives and in seeking feedback from Members as required.
  • Provide thought leadership and engage with Members on State & Territory based advocacy, legislative review and industry issues and opportunities.
  • Provide a feedback mechanism for members to the Executive Leadership Team, CEO and Board.

Application

All applications must consist of the following:

  • A completed Nomination Form, with signature from Proposer, Seconder and Nominee
  • A current portrait photograph; and
  • A candidate statement – not exceeding 300 words. The candidate’s statement should provide details of the nominee’s history with the API, reason for nominating for the State or Territory Committee; and personal qualities that would contribute to the committee. It must not include statements of policy. The candidate’s statement will be subject to reformatting for distribution.

Nomination form can be found here: Download the Form

Nomination forms should be sent to the API Nominations Committee C/- General Manager Corporate Affairs by email to: nsavanh@api.org.au or by post at L4, The Capital, 155 Queen Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

Closing Date: Thursday 20 August 2020 (5:00pm AEDT)