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Member Congress

The Member Congress is the representative body of Eligible Members who meet at General Meetings, including the Annual General Meetings, and have voting rights.

  • The Member Congress is a forum to inform and consult members on key issues.
  • Members of the Member Congress must meet the PACFA Training Standards and be individual members of PACFA or members of Member Associations for whom a per capita fee is paid.
  • All members must be of good repute and professional standing.
  • The Member Congress receives the annual Financial Statements, appoints PACFA’s auditors, elects six key members of the PACFA Board, approves Constitutional changes and may repeal by-laws set by the Board.
  • In Board elections, the Member Congress considers the capacity of the nominee, representation of the diversity of psychotherapy and counselling, and geographical representation.

Member Congress Meetings

The Member Congress meets annually at the Annual General Meeting (with the option for electronic participation).

The PACFA Annual General Meeting will take place at 10am on 8 October 2016 in Melbourne.

Eligible Member are invited to attend the AGM. For details, see the AGM 2016 page.