The KMA election will be held on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th February 2018.
Any questions can be submitted to the Election Officers (who were appointed at the AGM on 5th November 2017) by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org – the last date for questions is 5pm Thursday Feb 9th.
The key dates for those who wish to stand and for those members eligible to vote are in the table below.
* Potential applicants should familiarise themselves with the Charity Commission guidance on Trustee duties and ensure that they will have the time and knowledge to properly devote themselves to this important task.
The Election Officers: Anjum Ahmad, Salim Khan, Saleem Quazi
|1||Wednesday 20 December 2017||The last date for membership applications/renewal to be submitted to the Musjid office 30 minutes before Isha Jamaat (to enable eligibility to vote). This date being 60 days prior to elections – per clause 11.15 of the KMA constitution. Membership forms can be obtained from the Musjid office.|
|2||Sunday 07 January 2018||Nomination forms (with candidate personal statements) for the Management Committee and the Board of Trustees* will be available in the Musjid after Zuhr Jammat.
Nomination forms to be completed and posted into one of the two boxes which will be placed in the main Masjid and in the Sister’s area.
|3||Friday 19 January 2018||Last date for receipt of nomination forms. The box will be sealed 30 minutes before Isha Jamaat.|
|4||Sunday 28 January 2018||List of nominated candidates and ‘candidate personal statements’ will be placed onto the Masjid noticeboard.|
|5||Saturday 17 February 2018||Elections start at 11.00am until 15 minutes before Asr Jamaat. Members can vote at polling booths in the Musjid.|
|6||Sunday 18 February 2018||Elections continue from 10.30am until 15 minutes before Asr Jamaat.
Election results announced as soon as practical – likely to be late in the day.