Dear OLA Members,
During the additional time provided for fresh nominations, we have received the nomination of Mr. Prashant Menon, Vindhya, 1994 for the post of Treasurer complete in all respects. Accordingly, we now have the following nominations:
John K. Paul, 1970 President
Elizabeth (Beena) Belliappa, 1970 Vice-President
Tini Korah, 1990 Secretary
Prashant Menon, 1994 Treasurer
Rohan Shetty, 1986 Member
Their respective CVs are enclosed for your information.
Under the Rules of the OLA, Nominees must satisfy criteria under Rule 14 and not be disqualified under Rule 15.2. For your ready reference Rule 14 and Rule 15.2 are reproduced below. If any member believes that any one of the candidates is disqualified from being a candidate in terms of any subsection of the enclosed Rules, kindly mail any of the Election Committee with your concerns by August 5th.
Anuli Katakam Nithin Lakshmanan Viju Parameshwar
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14. Qualifications of Managing Committee Nominees
14.1 A person shall not be qualified to be chosen as a member of the MC unless,
14.1.1 She / he has attained twenty-one years of age; and
14.1.2 She / he is a member in good standing.
14.1.3 She/he completed 2 years in the school other than in Prep School.
14.1.4 In the case of a nominee for the President, she/he should have been a member of the MC for at least a year in the past.
15.2 A person shall be disqualified for being chosen as, and for being a member of the
15.2.1 if She /he is so disqualified under any law for the time being in force;
15.2.2 She/he is of unsound mind and stands so declared by a competent court;
15.2.3 She/he is an undischarged insolvent;
15.2.4 She/he has been sentenced or convicted by a criminal court for a crime of moralturpitude or the commission of an act or omission involving dishonesty, fraud or breach of fiduciary duty;
15.2.5 She/he holds any office of profit under the Association;
15.2.6 She/he is interested in any subsisting contract made with any work being done
for the Association except as a share holder (other than a member of the board) in anincorporated company or as a member of a co-operative society;
15.2.7 She /he is retained or employed in any professional capacity either personally or in the name of a firm of which s/he is a partner or with which s/he is engaged in a professional capacity, in connection with any cause or proceedings in which the Association is interested or concerned;
15.2.8 She/he was involved in gross negligence, wilful or intentional misconduct or a material violation in relation to the OLA’s MoA, ByLaws or Rules;
15.2.9 She/he fails to pay any arrears of any kind, other than as an agent, receiver, trustee or an executor, to the Association within 60 days after a notice in this behalf has been served upon him.
John K. Paul, President :
Elizabeth (Beena) Belliappa, Vice-President:
Tini Korah, Secretary:
Prashant Menon, Treasurer:
Rohan Shetty, Member: