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ECAWA Annual General Meeting – Adjourned to the 28th of August 2019

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The ECAWA Annual General Meeting – Adjourned to the 28th of August 2019

The  ECAWA Annual General Meeting that was originally set down for Wednesday the 21st of August 2019 has been adjourned to the following Wednesday,  the 28 the August.

This meeting will be held at the same time and venue as originally planned – at Christ Church Grammar School in Claremont, in their IT Centre.  

The Agenda of the meeting remains that same as that originally planned. This is set out on the AGM Notice, attached below.

Full details of the Agenda, as well as links to nomination forms and other information are made available to members on this page, and the information will be forwarded to members by email and included in LOGIN Light.

A Special Resolution to amend the Rules of the Association to bring them into line with the requirements of Associations Act will be on the Agenda at this meeting. It will be proposed that ECAWA’s financial year will be noted as beginning on the 1st of October each year.  See http://ecawa.wa.edu.au/about/ecawa-annual-general-meetings/ecawa_agm/

Any member wishing to attend the meeting in ONLINE mode must contact secretary@ecawa.wa.edu.au as soon as possible, but no later than 5.00pm on Tuesday the 27th of August to confirm the arrangements and supply their Google ID, in preparation for the meeting. Limited ONLINE places are available.


 

In brief:

Date: Wednesday the 28th of August

Time:  arrive from 4.30pm for a  meeting to start at 5.00pm

Venue: Christ Church Grammar School – the IT Centre (download the map)

RSVP: Please use the response form to indicate your attendance as soon as you have made your plans.

Download:

ECAWA_AGM_Notice  (Download the form, complete, then print, sign, scan and email to secretary@ecawa.wa.edu.au) Olease note that the notice carries the date of the ORIGINAL meeting.

Appointment of a school voting representative  (Download the form, then print, complete, have it signed and witnessed,  and bring to the meeting or scan and email to secretary@ecawa.wa.edu.au)

Current Rules

 

At the meeting we will be voting on a Special Resolution to change the Rules of the Association, and we will be electing the members of the 2019 / 2010 ECAWA Committee.

There are 15 positions up for election, including President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, LOGIN Editor, Primary Coordinator, Secondary Coordinator, Tertiary Coordinator, and seven General Committee Members.

ECAWA is your organisation. If you would like more input into decisions, initiatives and the running of the association, then a place on the committee could be for you.

To nominate yourself or another ECAWA member for one of the vacant positions,  please complete the nomination form at the bottom of the AGM Notice, including the signatures, and email or post a copy to the Secretary.

It is essential that, as well as the nominator and seconder, the nominee sign the form to indicate that they are willing to accept the nomination, and that the nominee, nominator and seconder are all financial members of ECAWA at the time of the nomination and AGM.

You do not have to be present at the AGM to be elected to the committee but you do need to be available to attend meetings regularly and participate in the work of the association.

There are also other opportunities to contribute to the association.

Please consider working as part of an ECAWA sub committee, assisting with LOGIN / LOGIN Light, assisting either the Primary or Secondary Coordinator to arrange PD/PL events or coordinating a Special Interest Group.

 

Will you be the voting representative of your school or organisation at the AGM?

The ECAWA Rules gives voting rights to individual members and to one representative member from each Organisational or School membership.

In order for Organisational or School members to vote we need to ascertain who that representative member is. If you are attending the Annual General Meeting and will be voting on behalf of your school or organisation, please ensure the appropriate form Appointment of a school voting representative  is completed and signed, and return it to the Secretary before the beginning of the AGM.

Non voting members, including Student Members and additional members attached to Organisational or School Members, are welcome and are encouraged to attend the meeting as observers.

Will you be there?

We need to ensure that there is sufficient seating available for members, so it is essential that all those intending to be present please complete the  response form to indicate if you will be attending the Annual General Meeting. The response form also gives you the opportunity to record your apology for the minutes, if you are unable to attend.

For updates to ECAWA Annual General Meeting information please see http://bit.ly/ECAWA_AGM 

 
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