Notice: The application deadline has been extended! We are accepting applications through April 29th. Elections for elected positions will now open on May 1st.
April 11, 2022 at 8:00
April 29, 2022 at 23:59
Election Opens (Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer)
May 1, 2022 at 08:00
Election Closes (Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer)
May 12, 2022 at 23:59
Prior to May 18, 2022
Prior to May 31, 2022
New Term begins
Prior to June 1, 2022
Applications for appointed positions are open between April 11th, 2022 and April 22nd, 2022. However, if we have any open positions left after this period, we will accept applications on a rolling basis! If you see a position listed as open at any time during the year, please shoot us an email. Submissions will be considered jointly by the outgoing holders of each position and the outgoing executive officers.
JETs who are interested in running for an elected position (Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer) on the AJET National Council (Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer), are advised to read through the Application Rules and Guidelines carefully before submitting their applications.
Once the deadline for application submissions for Chair, Vice Chair, and Treasurer have passed, all candidates’ platforms will be posted on the AJET website. Online voting for elected positions will begin on April 25, 2022 at 08:00 and last until May 6, 2022 at 23:59.
CAMPAIGNING IS NOT PERMITTED BEFORE April 25, 2022 at 08:00.
The National Council’s Election Committee will collate the votes and determine the winners of each election. The results of the election will be posted within two weeks of the end of the election.
If you submit an application or platform, the elections officer will confirm that your submission has been received.
IMPORTANT NOTE: There is to be NO negative campaigning. Candidates should run on their merits and not attempt to create a negative environment for their competition. Any negative campaigning, even by third parties, can have consequences for candidates, possibly including disqualification from the election. If you have someone supporting you, make sure they do it in a positive and respectful manner.
The deadline for platforms to be submitted by email is April 22, 2022 at 23:59.
The National Council is not responsible for lost or misdirected platforms.
The Elections Officer will confirm that AJET has received your platform.
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