[ASC-list] Notice of ASC National AGM - Wed 30 Nov, Perth, WA

Sarah Lau SLau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au
Tue Nov 1 05:44:12 UTC 2011

This is the official notice of the Australian Science Communicator
Annual General Meeting, to be held in Perth, Western Australia, on 30
November 2011. The AGM is being hosted by the ASC WA Branch. The AGM
will be followed by an interactive science quiz night hosted by compere
extraordinaire David Ellyard. 


Date: Wednesday 30 November 2011 

Time: 6.00pm-7.15pm (ASC AGM), 7.30pm - 9.30pm (Science Quiz Night)

Venue: Rosie O'Grady's, Cnr James & Milligan St, Northbridge, WA 


ASC members: free (Only currently financial ASC members are eligible to
attend the AGM)

Non-members: $10

Non member students: $5


Registration: http://ascnationalagm2011.eventbrite.com


The ASC AGM will run from 6.00-7:15pm in the Cab Bar and is open to ASC
voting members only. The quiz night for all registered participants will
begin at 7:30pm sharp in the Cab Bar. 


Seats are limited so registration is essential.  The seating is 6 people
per table. To confirm the members of your table, please email 
asc.events.wa at gmail.com. 


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 news of the upcoming national conference. Members also
have the chance to elect a new National President. Proposed agenda
items, notices of motion and presidential nominations must be received
by Wednesday 23 November. 


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
AWST on Wednesday 30 November 2011.


AGENDA (as of 1 November 2011)

1. Confirmation of members attending, apologies 

2. Notification of proxies 

3. Minutes of 2010 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 branches

d) determination of honoraria 

e) appointment of auditor 

f)  appointment of public officer 

g) preview of 2011 budget 

6. Election of 2012 ASC President

7. Motions to amend the Constitution 

8. Any other business 


Minutes from the previous AGM (2010) are attached as a PDF.


Sarah Lau [slau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au]

Media and Communications Coordinator


Post: PO Box 1250, Bentley Delivery Centre WA 6983

Location: Cnr Manning Road and South Entrance of Curtin University,

T +61 8 9422 9823

F +61 8 9422 9801

M +61 414 507 739



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