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Want to be an office bearer? Expressions of interest close 23rd September.

By Clementine West posted 15-09-2023 09:51 AM


Hello everyone, 

We hope this message finds you in great spirits and eager to continue contributing to our wonderful community.  

As we approach the deadline for expressions of interest, we wanted to remind you that Saturday, September 23, 11.00pm AEST is the cutoff for submitting your interest in a range of office bearer positions within the College Boards and/or their branches, National Committees, and Division Sub-Committees. 

This is an incredible opportunity for you to take a more active role in shaping the future of engineering and influencing the direction of your profession. We encourage members at every career stage to step forward and share their knowledge and experience to the role.  

Why should you consider an office bearer role? 


1. Make a meaningful impact 

Serving as an office bearer means you can be involved in shaping the initiatives, policies, and programs that will drive your profession forward. Your contributions will be invaluable in helping us achieve our collective goals. 

2. Develop valuable skills 

Leadership positions offer unparalleled opportunities for personal and professional growth. You'll gain experience in areas such as team management, strategic planning, and decision-making that will serve you well in your career. 

3. Expand your network 

Interacting with fellow office bearers, members, and stakeholders will broaden your professional network. You'll have the chance to collaborate with individuals from diverse backgrounds, creating lasting connections. 

4. Learn and innovate 

Engaging in leadership roles allows you to stay at the forefront of industry trends and best practices. You'll have the chance to implement innovative solutions and lead your teams to success. 

Positions Available 

We have a wide range of office bearer positions available across various College Boards and their branches, National Committees and Division Sub-Committees including: 

College Boards and/or their branches 

  • Biomedical College 

  • Civil College  

  • Chemical College  

  • College of Leadership and Management 

  • Electrical College 

  • Environmental College  

  • ITEE (Information, Telecommunications & Electronics) College 

  • Mechanical College 

  • Structural College  


National Committees and/or their branches 

  • Coastal and Ocean Engineering  

  • Clinical Engineering  

  • Control Engineering - Industry 4.0 

  • Engineering Associates and Technologists 

  • Engineering Heritage 

  • Rehabilitation Engineering 

  • Space Engineering  

  • Water Engineering  

  • Women in Engineering  

  • Young Engineers Australia 


Division Sub-Committees  

  • South Australia Diversity and Inclusion Sub-Committee  

  • South Australia Engineered Safety Group  

  • Sydney Migrant Engineers Committee  

  • Sydney Nuclear Engineering Panel  

  • Sydney Quality in Engineering Panel  

  • Victoria Overseas Qualified Engineers Committee  

  • Western Australia Hydrocarbon and Energy Transition Group 

You can find detailed descriptions of each role, along with the responsibilities and qualifications required on our EOI webpage. 

How to Express Your Interest 

  • Review Position Descriptions: Visit our website and familiarise yourself with the positions available. Ensure you understand the responsibilities and qualifications associated with each role. 

  • Prepare Your Expression of Interest: Craft a compelling expression of interest that highlights your relevant skills, experiences, and why you're passionate about the position. 

  • Submit Your Expression of Interest: Send your expression of interest by Saturday, September 23, 11.00pm AEST. Late submissions will not be considered. 


If you have any questions or need further information, please feel free to contact us.