The Election Committee

Mandate

The committee is responsible for assisting the rector in the organisation and holding of elections to be held under the Danish University Act and the Aarhus University by-laws. Following consultation with the committee, the chairman of the Election Committee is authorised by the rector to establish the rules and regulations on election procedures and the necessary deadlines.

Composition

One chairman is recommended from among the academic staff members on the committee and appointed by the rector.

One member of the academic staff and one substitute from each main academic area are recommended by the dean after consultation with the academic council and appointed by the rector.

One member of the technical/administrative staff and one substitute from each main academic area are recommended by the dean after consultation with the academic council and appointed by the rector.

Four student representatives and their substitutes are recommended by the three electoral alliances and/or independent lists which have received the highest number of votes in the elections to the Board.

The alliance/independent list which has received the highest number of votes in the elections to the Board recommends two representatives and two substitutes for the Election Committee.

The alliance/independent list which has received the second-highest number of votes recommends one representative and one substitute for the Election Committee.

The alliance/independent list which has received the third-highest number of votes recommends one representative and one substitute for the Election Committee.

If less than three alliances/independent lists run for the elections to the Board, the alliance/independent list which has received the highest number of votes in the elections to the Board recommends three representatives and three substitutes for the Election Committee.

The alliance/independent list which has received the second-highest number of votes recommends one representative and one substitute for the Election Committee.

The four students represent the alliance/independent list which has recommended them for the Election Committee. The rector approves the recommendation.

In special cases, the Election Committee may appoint observers.


The committee has the following composition:
(1 February 2017 – 31 January 2018)

Chairman of the Election Committee: Jørgen Albæk Jensen

Academic staff:

Arts: professor Svend Andersen

Health: Morten S. Nielsen

Business and Social Sciences: professor Jørgen Albæk Jensen (chair)

Science and Technology: lektor Olav W. Bertelsen

Technical and administrative staff members:

Arts: Lise Skanting

Health: Tina Bach Aaen

Business and Social Sciences: Kirsten Jakobsen

Science and Technology: Marianne Dammand Iversen

Student members:

Lieve Vermeulen (The Student Council): lieve@sr.au.dk

Rikke Skjoldborg Rode (The Student Council): rikke@sr.au.dk

Søren Stubkjær (Frit Forum): soerenstub@hotmail.com

Henrik Dahlin (Conservative Students): h_dahlin@hotmail.com

 

Substitutes:

Academic staff members:

Arts: None

Health: Irene Dige

Business and Social Sciences: none

Science and Technology: Simon Kristensen

Technical and administrative members:

Arts: Gitte Pappe Ludvigsen

Health: Winnie Friis Johnsen

Business and Social Sciences: None

Science and Technology: Birgit Sørensen Langvad

Student members:

Carina Nielsen (The Student Council): carina@sr.au.dk

Kristian Klausen (The Student Council): contact@kristianklausen.dk

Vibeke Lincke Madsen (Frit Forum): vibekelincke@gmail.com

Mikael Brorson (Conservative Studentes): mik.brorson@gmail.com

Election secretariat