Hong Kong Public Affairs and Social Service Society

London School of Economics and Political Science Students' Union

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AGM and Committee Election

February 28, 2015

Please see the link below for the event details:

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/418276688353943/?ref=4

 

 

 

Dear members,

The Lent Term Annual General Meeting of LSESU Hong Kong Public Affairs and Social Service Society (HKPASS) will take place on 11th March, 2014 (Wednesday) in CLM 4.02. During the AGM we will also be conducting the election for the coming academic year's executive committee. Should the elections overrun, the event will be continued the next day, 12th March (Thursday), from 3:30 pm onwards in CLM 2.02. It will then continue on 13th March (Friday) from 3pm onwards at New Theatre (East Building). The final day of the elections will be 16th March (Monday), from 7 pm onwards in CLM 4.02. 

The available positions are as follows:

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1. President (P)
The President shall act as the society’s figurehead and the first point of contact with other student societies and external organizations such as HKETO in London and Friend of LSE in Hong Kong. The President is also responsible for the development and expansion of the society, whereupon he or she shall set the vision for the society in the upcoming academic year.

2. Internal Vice President (IVP)
The Internal Vice President oversees the workings of both the Public Affairs and Social Service branch of the society. To this end the IVP plays a bridging role in maintaining cohesion within the society. The IVP is expected to work closely with members of the executive committee in coordinating events held by the society. The IVP will also be taking up the President’s role in his or her absence.

3. External Vice President (EVP)
The External Vice President primarily assists the President in liaising with external parties such as other PASS societies in UK to improve relations and arrange for reciprocal promotion of events. The EVP will also be responsible for securing sponsorships for the society. The EVP is expected to accompany the President in attending external events. 

4. Public Affairs Officer (PAO)
The Public Affairs Officer will be responsible for devising a range of events aimed at raising public awareness throughout the academic year. In particular the PAO will also be responsible for overseeing the organisation of the LSE Forum - the flagship event of LSESU HKPASS. The Public Affairs Officer shall lead a team of subcommittee members in the planning and execution of such events.

5. Social Service Officer (SSO)
The Social Services Officer serves as the first point of contact with registered charities and NGOs. He or she will also be responsible for devising a range of social service and fundraising events throughout the academic year. The Social Service Officer shall lead a team of subcommittee members in the planning and execution of such events.

6. Publications Officer (PO)
The Publications Officer is responsible for assisting members of the executive committee in preparing advertisement and promotional materials for events held by the society. The Publications Officer is also responsible for maintaining the online presence of the society both on various social media platforms including Facebook and through the society website. The Publications Officer shall lead a team of subcommittee members in the preparation of advertisement and promotional materials for the society.

7. Secretary (S)
The Secretary takes charge of day-to-day running of the society from booking rooms to taking minutes at meetings. The Secretary is also responsible for monitoring the society’s email account and responding to external queries. The Secretary shall also maintain a record of all documentation of the society and oversee any such directories/databases. The Secretary also serves as the first point of contact with the Students’ Union. 

8. Treasurer (T)
The Treasurer is responsible for the book-keeping of the society. To this end the Treasurer serves as the first point of contact for reimbursement of expenses incurred. Where applicable the Treasurer shall also assist executive committee members in preparing budgets for purposes such as sponsorship procurement and funding applications.

9. Event Officer (EO)
The Event Officer will be primarily responsible for assisting the President and the Vice Presidents in implementing new initiatives that would not otherwise fall under the ambit of PAO and SSO. The EO will also be responsible for organising the events aimed at promoting the welfare of members, including the annual cultural trip, social dinners, and other internal social events. 


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Those who would like to contest for the aforementioned positions will have to submit a one-page manifesto to lsesusochkpass@gmail.com before 17:00 (GMT) on 9th March, 2015. 

The manifesto should both be in pdf format and should follow the naming convention – [LSESU HKPASS 2015-16 Election – Position – Last Name, First Name].pdf. Failure to do so would result in your submission being void. For reference, manifestoes from the last year's election can be found in its event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/463056643824064/

Contestants are further encouraged to speak to the incumbent executive committee to gain a better understanding of the corresponding role before submitting their intent to run. A contact list may be found on the society's Facebook group.

To be eligible to vote, you must be a registered member of LSESU HKPASS for at least 48 hours before the election. If you intend on voting and have yet to register, please visit www.lsesu.com to complete the registration and payment. Names will be checked against the member list on the day. 

Should you have any enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact any member of the committee. 

We look forward to seeing you there.

Best Regards
Executive Committee Session 2014-15
LSESU Hong Kong Public Affairs and Social Service Society (HKPASS)

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