Article 1: Name
The name of this organisation shall be the Sydney Student Leader Coalition, alternatively referred to as SSLC.
Article 2: Purpose
The purpose of the SSLC is to form a platform for the collective voice of young Sydney leaders to be heard, as well as a network where these leaders can collaborate on shared goals.
Article 3: Membership
Membership will be comprised of two groups. The first will be affiliate members. These can be a student from any high school in the greater Sydney region, and will be able to run for a seat on the executive council. The second group, an executive council, will be comprised of two elected members from the leadership team of each signatory school, as well as ten positions for non-representative members.
Members of the coalition must be attending a school in the greater Sydney region.
Affiliate members will join via the SSLC website. Any student of a Sydney high school is eligible to join.
Article 3 has been written with the expectation that terms of membership will evolve over time and provisions will be made regarding the executive council membership process.
Article 4: Executive Council
Our organisation will be headed by an executive council of which every member must have signed the constitution. It will be comprised of two representatives from every school’s leadership team, decided on in their own leadership teams, as well as a total of ten positions for students not in their schools’ leadership teams.
Non-representative members will be voted upon annually by all members of the coalition, based on a submission through the SSLC website.
Article 4 has been written with the expectation that terms of membership will evolve over time and provisions will be made regarding the executive council membership process.
Article 5: Meetings
Representatives from this organisation intend to meet monthly.
Monthly meetings are open to affiliate and executive council members.
Four meetings a year will see the establishment of at least three short-term, three mid-term, and three long-term goals of the coalition, with short-term being completed within a school term, mid-term being completed within a year, and long-term being completed over several generations of leaders. Other meetings will be utilised to update other members on the progress of these goals within our own schools and communities.
Every meeting requires a sign sheet provided by the meeting’s host to record members attending as well as any new affiliate members.
Article 6: Committees and Ambassadors
In the event that the coalition is undertaking a project that will require co-ordination / collaboration / communication with outside organisations, a committee will be established and an ambassador appointed.
Article 7: Future Amendments
Any future amendments to the constitution will be voted on by all members of the executive council, with a ¾ majority ratifying the amendment.
The amended constitution should be re-signed by all members of the executive council.