PVCA board elections coming in November

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Printers around the country will soon be asked to nominate and vote for new board members for employers' group the Print & Visual Communications Association.

Join the Board: PVCA nominations opening soon
Join the Board: PVCA nominations opening soon

The biennial elections to the board of the PVCA will also result in a new president being elected. The current incumbent Walter Kuhn is about to reach the limit of his term.

The PVCA board has nine members, one from each state and territory and two others. Current board members can stand again. The president is chosen from the board by the fellow directors.

Notice of the election will come to members from the Australian Election Commission, which will also request the nominations. AEC runs the elections independently from PVCA. Nominations must be made by a fully paid-up member.

Andrew Macaulay, CEO at PVCA said: “I would encourage any printer with a passion for the industry to seek nomination. Print is a major industrial sector, and one that is full of challenge and opportunity. Being on the Board of PVCA is a real opportunity to help make a difference and to steer the industry into the future.”

The current board comprises Walter Kuhn, president; Richard Celarc, vice president; Theo Pettaras, secretary; John Georgantzakos, treasurer; along with Kevin Pidgeon, Martin Guilliamse, Tom Eckersley, and Stuart Fysh.

*** Tonight sees the third Print2Parliament live-streamed for the first time. The event normally takes place at Parliament House in Canberra, and is a face to face mneeting between printers and politicians.

Print 2 Parliament! streams live tonight at 7pm AEDT. Join the virtual program on Facebook to engage in a chat featuring Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Dr Jim Chalmers MP, Senator Pauline Hanson, along with Andrew Macaulay, Walter Kuhn, Kieran May and Jacobena Mills from PVCA.

Watch as the industry comes together with Members of Parliament to discuss the industry's response to Covid-19, the widespread Proudly Printed in Australia campaign and more.

Gold winners of the 2020 National Print Awards will also be featured and viewers are encouraged to comment as they watch live.

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