2017 APRA and AMCOS Board Elections: voting now open

Friday, 20 Oct 2017


This year’s APRA and AMCOS annual general meetings (AGMs) will be held on Wednesday 22 November 2017.

Eligible members will shortly receive a Notice of Meeting and instructions on how to vote through the secure AGM voting section of the Songwriters & Composers Portal and Publisher Portal on our website.

Voting will close at 5pm on Wednesday 15 November. The results of the elections will be announced at the AGMs and published on the APRA AMCOS website.

Read the Board election FAQs here.

2017 APRA and AMCOS Board election nominees

APRA Writer Director Election
APRA received 8 nominations for the 2 vacant Australian Writer Director positions on its Board. 
The nominees are:

1.            Allan Caswell
2.            Brendan Gallagher (standing for re-election)
3.            Nicholas Howard
4.            Jake Mason
5.            Kate Miller-Heidke
6.            John Prior
7.            JoAnne Volta
8.            Nigel Westlake (standing for re-election)

APRA Publisher Director Election
APRA received 4 nominations for the 1 vacant Publisher Director position on its Board. 
The nominees are:

1.            Matthew Capper, Warner Chappell Music Australia (standing for re-election)
2.            Jane English, Music Sales
3.            Jaime Gough, Native Tongue Music Publishing Australia
4.            Simon Moor, Kobalt Music Publishing

AMCOS Director Election
AMCOS received 6 nominations for the 4 vacant Director positions on its Board. 
The nominees are:

1.            Bob Aird, Universal Music Publishing (standing for re-election)
2.            Marianna Annas, ABC Music Publishing (standing for re-election)
3.            Philip Burn, Hal Leonard Australia (standing for re-election)
4.            Matthew Donlevy, Cooking Vinyl Publishing Australia
5.            Jane English, Music Sales
6.            Damian Trotter, Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia (standing for re-election)

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