Annual General Meeting 2018
Once again it is time for the Blind Welfare Association’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). The meeting is to be held on Saturday 20th October 2018 at 11am in Knapman House at 230 Pirie Street Adelaide. The purpose of the AGM is to:
Confirm and accept the minutes of the previous AGM;
Receive and adopt any reports;
Receive and adopt the audited accounts of the Association which will be available to members on request 14 days prior to the AGM;
Elect members to the Board of Management;
Consider and determine any other business of which prior notice has been given. The terms of 2 current Board members will expire at the AGM. Consequently, and in accordance with the Association’s Constitution, two members will need to be elected. The appointments to the Board of those two members will be for a period of two years. Members are encouraged to give consideration to this opportunity to have an input into the Association’s governance.
If you would like a nomination form, please contact the office on 8367 6088 and a form and documentation outlining Board Responsibilities will be posted to you (nomination forms are available to download below). Completed nomination forms and any general business items or notices of motion need to be returned to BWA so that they are received no later than 5.00pm on Friday 21stSeptember, 2018.
The Constitution does not provide for general discussion on matters of which prior notice has not been given. The Association may be able to assist with transport to and from the AGM subject to numbers and your location. If you require transport, please call the office on 8367 6088 no later than Monday 24th September. Please also advise your attendance for catering purposes. All members are encouraged to attend this meeting.
You can download the nomination form by clicking on the link below:
Board Nomination Form (word 404 kb)