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WAMSS is made up of an extremely diverse group of students, and thus has many sub-committees and positions in charge of various initiatives.

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Last edited: 2021-11-28


Announcements

Appointed Position - WAMSS Indigenous Representative/s (28/11/2021)

Applications for the 2022 WAMSS Indigenous Representative/s have now re-opened and will close on Wednesday 1st December 11.59pm.
For more information on how to apply, please visit the application form here: https://forms.gle/9T9gyCFzwk5kBC947
If you have any questions, please email Georgia-Rose on [email protected] and Olivia on [email protected]


Appointed Positions (5/11/2021)

Congratulations to the following people who have been appointed to the following positions on the 2022 WAMSS Committee:
- Interhealth Chairs: Alex Cowan, Sanchita Gera
- AMSA Representative: Sachin Boniface
- WAMSS Foundation Chair: Britt Suann
- Students in Health and Medical Research Conference Convenors: Harleen Saggu, Avijoy Roy Choudhury
- WAMSS Electives and Exhanges Officer: Ella Forkin
- Website and IT Officer: Venkat Krishnamoorthy
- Sports Representatives: Ewan George, Becky Pierri, Issy Chapple, Bailey Taylor
There is a vacancy for up to two WAMSS Indigenous Representative/s. At least one of these representatives must be an Indigenous student. If you are interested in this role, please email [email protected]
We received an overwhelming number of high quality applications for every role, and it was a difficult decision to make given the many strengths of all the applications. We would like to thank everyone for their enthusiasm for WAMSS and encourage all of you to keep an eye out for further opportunities to be involved, such as our subcommittee applications which will open at the beginning of 2022.
All the best for your exams and we'll see you at our AGM and in 2022!


Committee Elections (24/10/2021)

Thank you to all the nominees for the 2022 WAMSS committee!
Campaigning will take place this week on the Facebook Event
Please find the Nomination Bulletin here.

Voting will take place from 12:00am Saturday 30th October 2021 until 11:59pm Monday 1st November 2021.
An individualised voting link will be sent to ALL UWA medical students on Saturday 30th of October

The following positions remain uncontested:
- Second Year Representatives
- Allied Health Representatives
- Medical Dinner Representatives
- Sports Representatives
- Undergraduate Communications Officer
- Indigenous chair/s
- Queer chair/s
- Mature chair/s

Nominations for uncontested positions will reopen from 5:00pm Sunday 24th October 2021 until 11:59pm Friday 29th October 2021.
If required, campaigning will be from 12:00am Thursday 28th October until 11:59pm Friday 29th October.
Voting will take place during the current committee voting period - 12:00am Saturday 30th October until 11:59pm Monday 1st November.

Please submit your nomination using this Google Form.


Executive Elections (19/10/2021)

Congratulations to the members of the newly elected WAMSS Executive for 2022!
 
President: Olivia Tan
Vice President Internal: Hayden White
Vice President External: Jasper Brooksbank
Treasurer: Helen Abbott
Secretary: Kaleigh Spithoven


2021 Elections Timeline


2021 Nomination Bulletins

Nomination bulletins for the 2021 WAMSS Elections will be accessible from the following links once they have been finalised.


Documents

The Elections Guidebook

This document has all the information about positions available and how and when to nominate, campaign, and vote.

WAMSS Elections Guidebook

Elections Social Media Campaigning Guidelines

Read this carefully. Any nominees found to be in breach of these guidelines may be disqualified from the election.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BqQ-NjPcKnyrPphQ80OFysBnEPdGWCCy/view?usp=sharing

Appointed Positions

This document contains a list of all Appointed Positions, as well as role descriptions for each and how to apply.

WAMSS Appointed Positions


How to Nominate?

1 / Check nomination dates in the table above

2 / Write your nomination spiel according to the position outline

3 / Find a photo of yourself

4 / Submit both in the Nomination Form*

*Links to the Nomination Forms will be posted below when the relevant period opens.


If you find anyone in breach of the Campaigning Guidelines, or if you have any questions about elections at all, please do not hesitate to contact either:


Nomination Forms

Executive Nominations:

Executive Nominations have now closed. Please see the Nomination Bulletin above.

Committee Nominations:

Committee Nominations have now closed. Please see the Nomination Bulletin above.

Appointed Positions:

Nominations for appointed positions have now closed, with the exception for the Indigenous Representative(s). To apply for this position, please use the following Google Form.