The ECAWA Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Educational Computing Association of Western Australia (Inc) is usually held in Term One of the Western Australian school year, but may be held at another time if so decided by the ECAWA Committee.

The Committee will always give members as much fore-warning of the Annual General Meeting as possible,  and is required by the ECAWA Rules to give a minimum of 15 school days notice of the AGM.

Details of the ECAWA AGM will be posted on this website, as well as sent to members at the email address registered with ECAWA. The information will usually be sent out via @ECAWA and @ECAWASecretary on Twitter as well.

Please be sure to keep your contact details up to date as  ECAWeb and email are our primary means of keeping ECAWA Members informed.

Please direct any queries about ECAWA Annual General Meetings to the Secretary: secretary@ecawa.wa.edu.au

 


The ECAWA Annual General Meeting –

Held on Wednesday the 25th of March 2020

 

The ECAWA 2020 Annual General Meeting that was advertised as on Wednesday the 18th of March at Christ Church Grammar School was adjourned as a quorum was not available.

The adjourned meeting reconvened from 5.00pm for a start at 5.30pm sharp on Wednesday the 25th of March.

This meeting took place online, so that ECAWA members were be able to maintain a “social distance” appropriate to the circumstances.

ECAWA members were asked to indicate their intention to attend the online meeting, and supply the information requested, by 12.00pm on the previous day – Tuesday the 24th of March – so that the necessary arrangements for the meeting could be made.

Please use the form linked at http://bit.ly/ECAWA_2020_AGM_online  to indicate your intention to attend the ECAWA Annual General Meeting on Wednesday the 25th of March, 2020 – online – from 5.00pm.

Nomination forms for ECAWA members offering to work on the ECAWA Committee were available on ECAWeb at http://ecawa.wa.edu.au/pages/ecawa_agm/ however please note that the form and Meeting Agenda carry the original meeting date, and forms submitted to the original meeting are valid..

 

In brief:

Date: Wednesday the 25th of March
Time:  Online from 5.00pm using the link that was be sent out on the day of the meeting, for a  meeting to start at 5.30pm
Venue: Online via a Google Hangout
RSVP: Please use the response form to indicate your attendance as soon as you have made your plans. For security purposes the link to the online meeting was only sent to members who had responded.

The Agenda of the meeting is set out in the AGM Notice, attached below, however please note that the form and Meeting Agenda carry the original meeting date.

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


 

ECAWA_AGM_Notice  (please note that the form and Meeting Agenda carry the original meeting date.)
Appointment of a school voting representative  (email the completed form to secretary@ecawa.wa.edu.au)
ECAWA Rules

At the meeting we will be electing the members of the 2020 / 2021 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.

If you intend nominating someone or seconding a nomination, please remember that 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 both at the time of the nomination and the 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 places 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 online. The response form also gives you the opportunity to record your apology for the minutes, if you are unable to attend.

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