[ASC-list] Official AGM Notification
SLau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au
Fri Nov 19 07:39:16 UTC 2010
This is the official notice of the Australian Science Communicator
Annual General Meeting, to be held in Adelaide, South Australia, on the
13 December 2010. The AGM is being hosted by the ASC SA Branch and
RiAus. The AGM This will be followed by an interactive quiz night
co-hosted by compere extraordinaire David Ellyard and featuring special
guest Dr Zoz Brooks from the Discovery Channel.
Date: Monday 13 December 2010
Time: 6.00pm-7.15pm (ASC AGM), 7.30pm - 9.30pm (Interactive Quiz Night)
Venue: RiAus, Science Exchange, Exchange Place, Adelaide
Cost: RiAus and ASC members: free (Please note, only current ASC members
are eligible to attend the AGM), Non members: $10, Non member students:
The ASC AGM will run from 6-7:15pm in the RiAus boardroom, and is open
to ASC voting members only. If you're not able to vote, you can start
the party early as the bar will be open from 6pm to enjoy a drink and
have a chat with Zoz Brooks. The quiz night for all registered
participants will begin at 7:30pm sharp in the auditorium; the bar will
be open throughout the night. Seats are limited so registration is
Participants will be allocated table numbers to promote networking;
seating requests are welcome (email richard.musgrove at sa.gov.au).
The AGM is an opportunity for members to hear about the year's events at
the national level, and also to have their say about what should happen
in the year to come. It also includes reports from the President and
Treasurer, and this year will feature proposed changes to the ASC
constitution. Members also have the chance to elect a new National
Included below as text is the agenda for the AGM.
Proposed agenda items, notices of motion and presidential nominations
must be received by Monday 6 December. Note that notices of motion
require a proposer and a seconder, and nominations for President need to
be agreed by the nominee.
Members unable to attend the AGM in person are able to give proxies to
other members attending the meeting, or alternatively, send them to
Sarah Lau, National Secretary (slau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au) before 5.00pm
AEDST on Monday 13 December.
1. Confirmation of members attending, apologies
2. Notification of proxies
3. Minutes of 2009 AGM
4. President's report
5. Treasurer's report
a) presentation of statement of accounts
b) determination of annual membership fee
c) determination of capitation to be returned to
d) determination of honoraria
e) appointment of auditor
f) appointment of public officer
g) tabling of 2010 budget
6. Election of 2011 ASC President
7. Motions to amend the Constitution
8. Motion to ratify selection of Life member
9. Any other business
Note: Proposed constitutional changes and minutes from the 2009 AGM will
be circulated in a separate email to the ASC-list.
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