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Annual General Meeting
The ANARE Club has its national office based in Melbourne, Australia.
The National committee members include representatives from several states.
Members from all states are free to nominate to serve on the National Council and attend the four meetings held each year.
The National AGM was held at the
on Sunday 21 August 2016 at 2:00 pm.
Bayview Eden, 6 Queens Road, Melbourne 3004
Under the current constitution of the ANARE Club there are 13 positions available for election to National Council.
These include 4 Office Bearers (President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary) and 9 Ordinary Members who may nominate for positions of Editor, Membership officer, Web & Database Manager, Sales officer, Social Secretary and Historian.
Your Vote is Important: Under current legislation the ANARE Club is required to have the legislative requirement of a quorum, i.e 10% of the eligible members casting their votes is required either by proxy or in person.
Covering Letter for AGM
2016-17 Nominations for Council
2016 Proxy Voting Form- AGM -(.pdf)
2016 - AGM Preliminary Notice and AGENDA
Nominations closed - 11 July 2016
2016-17 Nomination Form -pdf 2016-17 Nomination Form -doc
2015-16 Nominations for Council
Candidates statements for Election of President and Vice-President for 2015-16
2015 Proxy Voting Form- AGM -(.pdf) 2015 Proxy Voting Form- AGM-(.doc)
2015- AGM AGENDA
2015 - AGM President's Report
ANARE Club Inc.
Notice to all Members concerning the Conduct of Elections to the National Council for 2016-17
The Election of
Members to the 2016-17 National Council will be
held at the
At this meeting all National Council Officer positions; (President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary) and 9 Ordinary Councillor positions and the two ex officio positions of Editor and Immediate Past President, will be declared vacant. (Elections will not be held for the two ex officio positions).
Pursuant to the Club Rules, all financial Full and Associate members are invited to nominate (on the official Nomination form to be downloaded from the Club website or obtained from the Secretary as candidates for the above National Council position(s) and be nominated/seconded by two financial members of the Club. Please note that Council has determined that candidates for these Council positions should prepare a brief C.V. of not more than 200 words, describing their experience relevant to the position(s) being sought.
The list of nominations received by the 11 July closing date will be listed on the Club Website.
A financial member not able to attend the AGM, (including the member nominated as a candidate), who wishes to vote for any of the nominated candidate(s), may do so using the Proxy form which may be downloaded from the Club website or obtained from the Secretary.
As the Rules provide for Proxy votes to be received by the Secretary 24 hours before the commencement of the Meeting, Proxy votes sent by post will be accepted, if received at the Club’s Melbourne postal address by COB on 19 August 2016, OR, if sent by email to the Returning Officer, or Secretary official email address by 2.00 pm on Saturday 20 August 2016.