I feel honoured to have the following four people as my official nominators. I asked these people to nominate me because I’ve worked very closely with each of them on major projects within the Greens and because I have great respect for them.
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Louis DelacretazConvenor, Victorian Campaigns Elections and Communications Committee
Co-Convenor, Outer East Regional Council
Lead candidate, Eastern Vic region, 2006 State Election
Mayor/Councillor, Sherbrooke/Yarra Ranges Shire, 1989-2000
Co-founder/Inaugural Convenor, Country Greens Network
Alex is an outstanding choice for lead Senate candidate; she’d make huge contributions as our next Senator for Victoria. I know that she will work hard to represent us in a way that will make us proud.
Member, Batman Election Campaign Committee, 2010
Campaign Manager, Northcote electorate, 2010 State election
Treasurer, High Street Northcote Traders Association, 2009
President, Victorian Herbalists Association, 2008-10
Greens member since 2008 (Darebin branch)
Alex excels on the campaign trail. Both casual and authoritative, she achieves great respect and admiration from voters. I witnessed Alex speaking at many public events, including alongside Senators and party leaders.
National Councillor 2009-11
National Conference delegate 2008-10
Convenor, Victorian Campaigns Elections and Communications Committee 2008
AGV Co-Secretary 2008-9
State Executive 2007-9
Candidate for Kilsyth 2010 State election
Maroondah-Knox branch, member since 2006
AGV Secretary c2000-2
Secretary, Southern Metro Region Election Campaign Committee 2006; 2009-present
Secretary/Co-Secretary, Port Phillip Greens c2004-present
Secretary, Eastern Suburbs Region c1997-2000
Coordinator, candidate response surveys in elections since 2001
Alex is an excellent choice – still strongly connected to her ethnic community but also completely at home with the broader Australian culture and political environment – thus ideally placed to build bridges.