[ASC-list] Remote attendance for ASC members: ASC National AGM

Kali Madden office at asc.asn.au
Fri Dec 5 04:45:10 UTC 2014


Dear ASC members,

If you are interested in attending the AGM tonight from afar please let me
know in the next few hours so that I can send you an invitation to dial in.

Best regards,


Kali

On Thu, Dec 4, 2014 at 7:42 PM, Sarah Lau <SLau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au> wrote:

> Dear ASC members,
>
> Tomorrow night is the ASC national AGM!
>
> If you wish to designate a proxy, please complete the attached form,
> nominating someone who will be at the meeting in person. To ensure your
> proxy is counted, please also send me an email notifying me of these
> details.
>
> Joan Leach's nomination statement for President can be read here:
> http://www.asc.asn.au/blog/2014/12/02/nomination-for-asc-president-2015-associate-professor-joan-leach/
>
> If you are attending in person, the ACT branch have organised the 'Scicom
> stars share highlights' event and you can register via the Eventbrite link
> below.
>
> Please note that the papers will not be provided in hard copy, so we
> recommend bringing your own set or suitable electronic device for reference.
>
> Thanks,
> Sarah
>
> *Australian Science Communicators’ Annual General Meeting*
>
> When: Friday 5 December 2014, 6.00pm
> Where: Physics Link Building, Building 38A
> <http://maps.google.com.au/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=101345436437266381338.000451f33c9ba2debfdfd&t=h&z=20> at
> ANU (Ground Floor)
> RSVP:
> https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/scicom-stars-share-highlights-following-asc-14-national-agm-tickets-14682589019?aff=eorg
>
> Cost: free for ASC members (only currently financial ASC members are
> eligible to attend the AGM)
>
>
>
> *Presidential Nomination*
>
> I am pleased to announce Associate Professor Joan Leach, from the
> University of Queensland and current ASC President, has been nominated for
> the role of ASC President in 2015.
>
>
>
> *Proxies*
>
> Members unable to attend the AGM in person are able to give proxies to
> other members attending the meeting. This means that unless members are at
> the physical meeting in Canberra, you will need to designate a proxy to
> vote.
>
> To designate your proxy:
>
>    - Download and complete the proxy form, and ensure a copy of this form
>    is with your proxy to take to the AGM (Appointment of Proxy 2014
>    <http://www.asc.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Appointment-of-Proxy-2014.pdf>)
>    – also attached as a PDF
>       - Check one box only for the proposed Constitutional amendment
>       - If you do not provide voting instructions in these sections, you
>       authorise the proxy holder to decide how the proxy will vote
>       - Notify the National Secretary, Sarah Lau (
>       slau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au) – *this must be done or the proxy and
>       vote is not considered valid*
>       - Ensure that the proxy form is completed prior to 4.00pm ADST on
>       Friday 5 December 2014
>
> Please note that votes will remain confidential at all times. All voting
> instructions and proxy forms will be collected and destroyed at the
> conclusion of the AGM.
>
>
>
> *Agenda and further information*
>
> The agenda for the meeting is copied below. Further information,
> including minutes and the details of the Constitutional change, are
> available on the ASC website
> <http://www.asc.asn.au/blog/2014/11/05/official-notice-of-asc-national-agm-canberra-5-december-2014/>
> .
>
>
>
> *Agenda*
>
>    1. Confirmation of members attending, apologies
>    2. Notification of proxies
>    3. Minutes of 2013 AGM
>    4. President’s report
>       1. Discussion: ASC national conferences
>       2. Discussion: Branch management and national support during
>       periods of decreased activity
>    5. Treasurer’s report
>       1. presentation of statement of accounts
>       2. determination of annual membership fee
>       3. determination of capitation to be returned to branches
>       4. determination of honoraria
>       5. appointment of auditor
>       6. appointment of public officer
>       7. discussion of part-time General Manager’s position
>       8. preview of 2015 budget
>    6. Election of 2015 ASC President
>    7. Motion to amend the Constitution
>       1. 4.3 Membership: “Membership fees will be adjusted annually in
>       line with the Consumer Price Index”
>    8. Branch matters and annual reporting
>    9. Announcement of ASC Grants Program recipients
>    10. Any other business
>
>
>
>
>
> Sarah Lau [slau at chemcentre.wa.gov.au]
>
> *ASC National Secretary*
>
>
>
>
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-- 

Kali Madden

Executive Officer, Australian Science Communicators

& ASC Conference Director 2010, 2012, 2014


office at asc.asn.au
http://www.asc.asn.au/
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