Exhibition Services Chairman

A quick overview of the management structure of the Australian Photographic Society

The Management Team is a two tiered system of governance.

The Management Committee (MC) comprises 7 individuals with voting rights. All members of this MC team are encouraged to participate in full discussion in the general meetings.

The MC comprises of an Executive Committee - President, Senior Vice President, Junior Vice President and Immediate Past President. The other 3 positions are General Members. It is anticipated the General Members will have a portfolio.

The Society has 6 Divisions - Audio Visual, Contemporary, Digital, Nature and Youth. Each Division Chairman has automatic placement as an ED. The MC may constitute subcommittees at any time and may, at their discretion, give the Chairman of the Subcommittee a place on the ED.

Download the Nomination Form here

Position of Exhibition Services Subcommittee Chairman

This position will be responsible as Chair of the Exhibition Services Subcommittee. It is an ED position, at the discretion of the Management Committee.

Nationals and Internationals are held throughout Australia and worldwide. Internationals have been endorsed by FIAP and PSA. The Exhibition Services Subcommittee Chairman is responsible for the Exhibition Services in this Australia, under the APS.

Primarily the applicant will need to:

  • Uphold the Constitution of the Society.
  • Strive to continually improve the organisation's policy, activities and administration.
  • Represent the Society to the outside world.

The applicant will be expected to:

  • Be responsible for the approval of APS National and International exhibitions, including the collection and attendance to Exhibition documents.
  • Compile a list of Who's Who for the previous exhibition year and publish on the APS website as well as Image magazine.
  • Forward details of National and Internationals to Australian Photography magazine and the APS website.
  • Order APS medals and trophies.
  • Receive and attend to Exhibition complaints.
  • Be responsible for organising the APS National committee on an annual basis and oversee the committee.
  • Act as liaison for the AIPC committee on an annual basis and oversee the committee.
  • Be prepared to be considered as a member of the Management Team as an ED, therefore it will be expected for the applicant to participate in general meetings.
  • Have computer and internet access and be prepared to use it for communication between the Management Team (both email and web).

Please consider if you have:

  • Adequate time to this position justice.
  • A genuine interest in voluntary committee work.
  • A genuine interest in the objectives of the Society.
  • An independent mind.
  • The ability to make decisions based on principles rather than on personalities.
  • Good standing in the community.

The Australian Photographic Society Management Team look forward to your application. If you have any further enquiries, please contact the Business Managerwho will lead you in the right direction.

If you wish, please view the APS Constitution here.