A little bit about the Committee

The Election Culture Committee works closely with Guild Council and the Western Australian Electoral Commission to identify shortcomings in our electoral processes and opportunities for improvement

Key areas of focus for the committee include voter experience, candidate wellbeing and upholding the values and expectations of the University and the Guild. The Committee investigates and makes changes to our election processes to ensure the Guild elections can be a positive experience for voters and candidates alike.


The Election Culture Committee membership consist of:

    • Rashdina Ramli (Chair of Guild Council & Chair of the Election Culture Committee)
    • Prisha Goel (Deputy Chair of Guild Council & Executive Officer of Election Culture Committee)
    • Melani de Alwis (Access Co-Officer)
    • Amitabh Jeganathan (Guild President)
    • Aidan Mansfield (Guild Vice-President)
    • Iknur Virik (Environment Officer)
    • Nicole McEwen (Ordinary Guild Councillor)
    • Danish Salleh (Ordinary Committee Member)
    • Sam Curulli (Ordinary Committee Member)
    • TBC (Ordinary Committee Member)

Standing Invitees on the committee include:

    • Maria Waters (Public Affairs Council President or nominee)

Staff sitting on the committee include:

    • Tony Goodman (Managing Director)
2022 Election Culture Committee Minutes
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