Notice of ANZSWWER 2016 Annual General Meeting

Thursday September 29, 2016  – 4:45pm AEST

Dear ANZSWWER individual and school members (2016-2017 financial year)The ANZSWWER Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday September 29th, 2016 at 4.45pm (AEST) at James Cook University. Members will be able to attend the AGM in person if they are attending the ANZSWWER Symposium or live in Townsville. If you can’t be at the AGM in person you can participate by teleconference as usual. (To check what time this is in your part of the country, go to: http://australia.gov.au/about-australia/our-country/time)A number of positions will fall vacant as per the constitutional requirements of the Association. Nominations will close on Tuesday September 27th, 2016 and voting will occur at the AGM. All position holders serve two-year terms (no more than two consecutive terms). Nominations are sought for the following positions:

  • One (1) Vice President position
  • One (1) Treasurer position
  • One (1) Field Placement position
  • Two (2) Student positions, Four (4) General Executive Committee positions

Members who are eligible to vote (2016-2017 financial individual members or representatives of an institutional member) are encouraged to nominate for election to the Executive Committee. Do give serious thought to nominating for a committee position if you feel that you have something to offer the Association as we consolidate the considerable advances we have made in 2015-16 and move into an exciting period of change and development. Executive members participate in monthly teleconference committee meetings and will be involved in other activities relevant to promoting ANZSWWER. ANZSWWER_Individual Membership Form 2016To nominate for executive positions, download the following 2016 AGM Nomination FormIf you are unable to participate in the AGM in person or by teleconference please complete the 2016 AGM Proxy Form, so we achieve a quorum on the day.Nominations, Proxy Forms and RSVP for attendance either in person or by teleconference, must be received by The ANZSWWER Secretary, Lynelle Watts, by email l.watts@ecu.edu.au by close of business on Tuesday September 27, 2016.Provisional agenda items (to be confirmed):

  • Welcome by President
  • Apologies
  • Confirmation of minutes of the 2015 AGM
  • Business arising from the minutes
  • President’s report
  • Treasurer’s report
  • Secretaries report
  • Editors report
  • Election of ANZSWWER Executive
  • General Business
  • Close of meeting
  • Date and time of next ordinary meeting

I will provide details of the room and/or free teleconference meeting arrangements when attendance is confirmed.Lynelle WattsSecretary, ANZSWWER 

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