College Board Representatives on Academic Senate

Notice of Ballot - College of Engineering, Science and Environment (CESE), College Board elected representatives to the Academic Senate

Nominations were called to elect two academic staff members from the elected members of the College of Engineering, Science and Environment (CESE) College Board to the Academic Senate.

At the close of the nomination period, three valid nominations were received for the two available positions and an optional preferential ballot will be conducted by electronic ballot.

In accordance with the Governance Rule, candidate names have been drawn at random and placed on both the Candidate Statements and the electronic ballot in the below order:

  • A/Professor Ross Wilkinson
  • A/Professor James McCoy
  • Professor Anna Giacomini

Candidate Statements

Candidate Statements will be made available to voters during the voting process and are also available below.

Download: Candidate Statements - Election of 2 x Academic Staff Members from the CESE College Board to the Academic Senate


The members of the CESE College Board will be eligible to vote in this election and will receive an email containing instructions on how to access the electronic ballot during the voting period.

Voting will open on Thursday 21 October 2021 and will close 5:00pm, Thursday 4 November 2021.


If you would like more information or have any questions, please contact the Deputy Returning Officer, Governance and Assurance Services.


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