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Nominations NOW Open – 2020 HGQ Committee

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2020 HGQ Committee. The committee will be elected by attending members at the upcoming AGM on Thu 24th Oct (SAVE-THE-DATE; more info to come). If you would like the opportunity to volunteer your time, skills & knowledge, take on a challenge, and give back to the local & wider histology community, nominate for the 2020 HGQ committee here . 

Committee

2019 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); Emma Hughes (SNP)
  • Social Event
    • Kellie Vukovic (SNP)
  • Workshop
    • Chris Cazier (QUT); Michelle Goddard (PQ – TPCH)
  • Website & Social Media
    • Jerres Alcober (PQ – TPCH)
  • Trade
    • Arin Chandra (PQ – SCUH)

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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 & attendance certificates
    • 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

2017 HGQ Committee has been elected

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We would like to take this opportunity to introduce the 2017 HGQ Executive Committee  – President – Jerres Alcober (PQ-TPCH); Secretary – Amanda Marsden (PQ-PAH); Treasurer – Becca Hobbs (BQ); Committee – David Gan (QML); Melissa Hillas (Mater); Kellie Vukovic (SNP); Barry Madigan (PQ-RBWH); Jason Tu (PQ-PAH); Greg Viggers (PQ-GCUH); Arin Chandra (PQ-TPCH); Lloyd Blundell (Trade); Brett Harrison (Trade). The newly-elected committee are looking forward to providing HGQ members with numerous educational and enjoyable experiences in 2017.

HGQ Committee Nominations

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Your name if you are nominating on behalf of the Nominee:

**** HGQ Committee Positions & Responsibilities listed below for your consideration ****

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HGQ Committee Positions & Responsibilities

President (Elected at AGM):

  • 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 (Elected at AGM):

  • 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 (Elected at AGM):

  • 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

Committee Member (Elected at AGM):

  • A general committee member will assume a specific coordinator position as decided by the elected committee group
  • Coordinator positions are as follows: 
    • 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
    • Website
      • Provide up-to-date information of meetings, events & newsletters to members and trade via website
      • Renewal of website
      • Provide sponsorship – newsletter & website packages & rates
    • Social Media
      • Provide up-to-date information of meetings, events & newsletters to members and trade via social media platforms
      • Renewal of social media platforms
    • 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

2016 HGQ Executive Committee Announced

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We would like to take this opportunity to introduce the 2016 HGQ Executive Committee – President: Jerres Alcober; Secretary: Michael Staunton; Treasurer: Becca Thuell; Editor: Anthony Van Zwieten; Committee Members: Jason Tu; Melissa Hillas; Greg Viggers; Lloyd Blundell; David Gan; Kellie Vukovic. The committee are looking forward to making 2016 an educational & eventful year for HGQ members.