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AUSTAT 2019 AGM
November 10 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
AUSTAT Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 10th November 2019 at venues throughout Australia.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The AUSTAT Secretary hereby gives notice under Section 44 and 45 of the AUSTAT Constitution that the Thirty-Sixth Annual General Meeting
of the Australian Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (AUSTAT) Inc. will be held by Teleconference at:
VARIOUS VENUES THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA
If you would like to attend the AGM via Teleconference or host an AGM venue please contact AUSTAT Administrator by Thursday 26th September 2019
DATE: Sunday 10th November 2019 from 11.00am to 3.00pm (AEDT)
10.30am – 11.00am Registration.
11.00am – 12.30pm Business
12.30pm – 1.15pm Lunch
1.15pm – 3.00pm Business and Close
The business of the AGM shall be:
(i) to confirm the minutes of the preceding annual general meeting & AGM
(ii) to receive the report of the Chairperson on the past year’s activities
(iii) to receive the statement of receipts and expenditure, assets and liabilities
(iv) to elect the members of Council
(v) to review and set the AUSTAT Entrance and Annual Membership Fees:
(vi) to consider any motion of which due notice has been given
(vii) to attend to any general business
If you are unable to attend the AGM, please participate in the
collective decision-making of the Society by appointing a proxy.
A proxy form is i is available on the website
Members are reminded that motions for discussion at the 2019 AGM should be received by the Secretary, by Thursday 26th September 2019, addressed to:
Post: PO Box 405, Beechworth Vic 3747
Details of motions and nominations will be sent by email after this date to all members.
Signed: Chris Raff AUSTAT Secretary. August 5th, 2019
AGM Forms – click on the form to download
CLICK HERE to read Chris Raff’s guidelines for placing motions before an AGM (make sure you are logged in to view this)
CLICK HERE to view the motions to be voted on at the AGM, and the reasoning for them.
CLICK HERE to download the 2019 Annual report
Constitution dates to remember:
10 August 2019 – 3 month rule – 45(b) The Secretary shall summon the AGM And circulate the time and places of that meeting to all members. Such notice shall be given a least three months before the date of the meeting or such lesser period as the Council, in exceptional or unforeseen circumstances, may deem necessary
26 September 2019 – 45 day rule – 45( c) Any Teacher Member shall be entitled to move any resolution at the AGM in which case he or she shall give notice thereof in writing to the Secretary at least 45 days prior to the date of such a meeting.
10 October 2019 – 1 month rule – 45 (d) At least one month prior to the date of the AGM the Secretary shall give notice to all members of the business to be transacted thereat together with a copy of the Balance Sheet and Accounts (Attn Treasurer) and together also with a list of the persons who have been proposed for election to the Executive Council and for the office of Chairperson