[ASC-list] Official Notice of Australian Science Communicators' AGM 2013, Canberra

Sarah Lau SLau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au
Thu Oct 31 05:49:08 UTC 2013

This is the official notice of the Australian Science Communicators'
Annual General Meeting, to be held in Canberra, ACT on 29 November 2013.


The AGM is this year hosted by the ASC ACT Branch and the Australian
National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science.


Another year under our belt and ASC moves into its 20th in 2014. Come
along to the national AGM and help shape the future of the organisation
and have a drink and yummy food with fellow members. Share war stories,
successes and get to know others in your network. With some casual
entertainment on hand, this is sure to be an enjoyable evening.


When: Friday 29 November 2013 - 5.00pm networking and refreshments for a
6.00pm start to the AGM

Where: Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science,

RSVP: http://ascnetworkagm.eventbrite.com.au/

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


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


Members also have the chance to elect a new National President. Proposed
agenda items, notices of motion and presidential nominations must be
received by Thursday 21 November 2013 and can be sent to Sarah Lau,
National Secretary (slau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au).


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 Friday 29 November 2013. Please indicate in your email any
voting instructions you wish to convey. Instructions for nominating
proxies and voting instructions will be circulated shortly along with
the notification of official business.


Below is the agenda for the AGM. Minutes from the previous AGM (2012)
and the full wording of the proposed Constitutional amendment will be
circulated shortly.



Australian Science Communicators 

Annual General Meeting 




Date:                       29 November 2013
Start time:                  6pm (AEDST)



Venue:                   CPAS Green Couch Seminar Room, Australian
National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science, The Australian
National University


Items for Discussion 

1. Confirmation of members attending, apologies 

2. Notification of proxies 

3. Minutes of 2012 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)        discussion of part-time General Manager's position

h)        preview of 2013 budget

6. Election of 2013 ASC President 

7. Motion to amend the Constitution

8. Branch matters and annual reporting

9. Announcement of ASC Life Member

10. Any other business


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

Communication Manager


Post: PO Box 1250, Bentley Delivery Centre WA 6983

Location: Cnr Manning Road and Townsing Dr, BENTLEY WA 6102

T +61 8 9422 9823

F +61 8 9422 9801

M +61 414 507 739

www.chemcentre.wa.gov.au <http://www.chemcentre.wa.gov.au> 


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