SSSP Election: 2017-18

Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences
The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan


Subject:                 Election Schedule of Soil Science Society of Pakistan for the Term 2017-18 November 10, 2016
     
Dear Member,    
     
The Executive Council (EC) of Soil Science Society of Pakistan (SSSP) has given me the responsibility to conduct election for electing members of the Executive Council of SSSP for the Term 2017-18. As per Society By-laws, election is mandatory for electing EC comprised of the following members:

  1. President:                             One – all Pakistan basis
  2. Vice Presidents:                  Five – one each from Punjab, Sindh, KPK, Baluchistan and AJK
  3. General Secretary:            One – all Pakistan basis
  4. Joint Secretary:                 One – all Pakistan basis
  5. Treasurer:                           One – all Pakistan basis
  6. Councilors:                          Eight - one each from Punjab, Sindh, KPK, Baluchistan, Gilgit Baltistan and AJK, one on all Pakistan basis and one from student Members (the tenure of student member is one year)

The Election Committee has planned the following election schedule:

S.No.

Activity

Deadline

1

Receiving nominations at Election Secretariat

28.11.2016 (Mon)

2

Display of candidates list on the Society Website

30.11.2016 (Wed)

3

Receipt of objections, if any, and hearing/decision by the Convener

2.12.2016 (Fri)

4

Display of eligible candidates list on the Society Website

5.12.2016 (Mon)

5

Withdrawal of candidature

7.12.2016 (Wed)

6

Display of final candidates list on the Society Website

8.12.2016 (Thu)

7

Dispatch of ballot papers to members of the society

9.12.2016 (Fri)

8

Last date of receipt of ballot papers at Election Secretariat

30.12.2016 (Fri)

9

Announcement of results (on Society Website)

2.1.2017 (Mon)



Nominations are, therefore, invited from active members for the above offices as per above schedule. All proposals for nomination to contest for an office of the Executive Council shall be initiated by a member and duly seconded by another member of the society in writing. 
It is pertinent to mention that only a Member of the society with at least Five (5) years uninterrupted Membership is eligible to be candidate for any office in the Executive Council, except for Student Councilor.
All correspondence may kindly be addressed to the Election Secretariat (office of the undersigned).

 

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Jamal
Convener, Election Committee, SSSP
Department of Soil & Environmental Sciences
The University of Agriculture, Peshawar
Email: jamalses@yahoo.com ; jamal@aup.edu.pk ;
Tel: 091-9216548; Cell: 0300 8156540