Tag Archives: 2018

Trivia Night – Latest Update


We are now on the home straight on the road to the HGQ Trivia Night on Fri 29th Jun at The Normanby Hotel. Thank you to our sponsors for their ongoing support for this exciting event. We look forward to witnessing history in the making as one team holds up the coveted HGQ Trivia Night Trophy for 2018. For more information – http://www.hgq.org.au/events/trivianight2018/

Scientific Meeting 2018 – 1st

The upcoming scientific meeting, proudly sponsored by Hurst Scientific, will be hosted by Envoi Pathology on Thu 24th May 2018 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. There will be presentations & a lab tour. Finger Foods & Beverages will be provided. Cost – HGQ members – FREE. RSVP ASAP via this link (Spots are limited)

Committee

2018 HGQ Committee

Executive Positions:

  • President
    • Jerres Alcober (PQ – TPCH)
  • Secretary
    • Amanda Marsden (PQ – PAH)
  • Treasurer
    • Mark Bromley (SNP)

Coordinator Positions:

  • Newsletter
    • Melissa Hillas (Mater Pathology) & Greg Bowlay (Mater Pathology)
  • Scientific Meeting
    • Brett Harrison (Trade); Lloyd Blundell (Trade); Jessica Unwin (Trade)
  • Social Event
    • Kellie Vukovic (SNP)
  • Workshop
    • Chris Cazier (QUT)
  • Website & Social Media
    • Mark Bromley (SNP) & Jerres Alcober (PQ – TPCH)
  • Trade
    • Arin Chandra (PQ – TPCH)
  • Member
    • Toyah Crampton (Aquesta)

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HGQ Committee Roles & Responsibilities

Executive Positions:

  • President
    • Responsible for the HGQ
    • Chair Committee Meetings
    • Chair Annual General Meeting
    • Address members at Scientific Meetings
    • Provide agenda for each meeting
    • Provide President’s report for newsletters and AGM
    • Represent HGQ at awards nights, national groups, external events etc
  • Secretary
    • Update HGQ business address (secretary’s work address)
    • Send and receive letters, emails or other documents
    • Advise the President or Treasurer about urgent matters that arise from letters or other documents
    • Organise committee nominations for the AGM
    • Organise committee meetings & AGM
    • Prepare and sent out committee meeting agenda
    • Record, prepare and sent out meetings minutes
    • Gathering and presenting any relevant documents
  • Treasurer
    • Maintain records of all financial transactions including receipts, invoices and statements
    • Issue receipts, invoices and remittance advice
    • Complete all approved payments
    • Provide treasurer’s report for each meeting
    • Organise financial audit & submission of annual return to Office of Fair Trading

Coordinator Positions:

  • Newsletter
    • Collate articles, advertising & reports
    • Draft, review & publish newsletters
    • Organise committee to contribute with content for the newsletter
    • Provide article/advertising submission/release dates & information
  • Scientific Meeting
    • Organise venue/host, catering options & speaker gifts
    • Assist in organising or providing the speaker/s
    • Provide scientific meeting flyer
  • Social Event
    • Organise Social Event/s
    • Organise Committee Dinner
    • Provide social event flyer
  • Workshop
    • Organise venue/host, catering options & speaker gifts
    • Assist in organising and/or providing the theme & program
    • Assist in organising and/or providing the speakers & demonstrators
    • Provide workshop flyer
  • Website & Social Media
    • Provide up-to-date information of meetings, events & newsletters to members and trade via the website & social media platforms
    • Renewal of website & social media platforms
    • Provide sponsorship – newsletter & website packages & rates
  • Trade
    • Maintain register of trade companies
    • Notify trade about sponsorship opportunities for scientific meetings, AGM, Workshops, Conferences, Social Events
    • Notify trade about sponsorship/advertising opportunities – newsletters and website
    • Assist trade with any questions
  • Member
    • Maintain register of members
    • Notify members about scientific meetings, AGM, Workshops, Conferences, Social Events
    • Notify members about article submission opportunities – newsletters
    • Assist current & prospective members with any questions
    • Interview a member as part of an article for each newsletter edition