The Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) has announced the President and Board elections will be held on Friday 1 March 2013.

The President is elected at large and the regional representatives are elected by the MAV representatives within each region. Voting will be by postal ballot.

Nominations open on Monday 21 January.

Nominations must be received by 4 pm on Thursday 7 February, together with a 150 word candidate statement and a photograph of the candidate.

MAV representatives will be given the opportunity to address questions to presidential candidates at a series of three Presidential Candidate Forums.