CGA Committee - The Caulfield Grammarians' Association

CGA Committee

Our current CGA Committee convenes regularly to discuss future initiatives, strategic direction, community relations and more.

Andrew Aitken – President Emily Davis – Senior Vice President Sarah Somes – Vice President
Samantha Naismith Committee Member
Samantha Naismith – Honorary Treasurer Sam Tuck – Honorary Secretary Chris Mathieson – Immediate Past President
Lachlan Van Styn Henry Jones
Lachlan Van Styn – Younger Past Students Representative Sarah Connell – General Representative Henry Jones – General Representative
Ian Mathieson Committee Member Grant Poulter Committee Member John Sanderson Committee Member
Ian Mathieson – General Representative Grant Poulter – General Representative John Sanderson – General Representative
Ashleigh Martin Principal Linda Sprott ED Cropped
Ella Stonier-Watson – General Representative Ashleigh Martin – Ex Officio Member (Principal) Linda Sprott – Ex Officio Member (Executive Director)
Structure:
  • President
  • Senior Vice President
  • Vice President
  • Honorary Treasurer
  • Honorary Secretary
  • Immediate Past President (IPP)
  • Younger Past Students Representative (YPS)
  • Up to 6 general committee members
Terms:

Senior office bearers (President, Vice President etc.) are elected or nominated respectively each year at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and serve a 1 year term.
The Younger Past Students Representative must be 25 years or less at the time of their election and serve a 2 year term.

3 General Representatives are elected every year for a 2 year term.

The Immediate Past president is automatically elected at the conclusion of their term as President. They serve until the election of the next succeeding Immediate Past President (every 2 years).

Eligibility:

Any voting member is eligible for election as an office bearer of the Association with the following exceptions:

  • Presidents not to serve more than 2 terms
  • Must have served at least one year before becoming President
  • Past presidents have a cooling off period of 10 years before they can serve as President again
Nominations:

Nominations for the position of any elected office must be received by the CGA’s Executive Director not less than 21 days before the Annual General Meeting. Nominations must be signed by 2 members of the Association (a proposer and a seconder). Nomination forms can be downloaded here. For more details regarding eligibility criteria and elections please refer to section 8 of the CGA Constitution.