Australian Rangeland Society

NOTICE OF THE 2021 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (#279) OF THE AUSTRALIAN RANGELAND SOCIETY

 

The 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Australian Rangeland Society will be held on:

Wednesday 26th May 2021

at 6 pm (QLD time)

by Zoom only

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Meeting agenda:

  1. Open Meeting
  2. Present
  3. Apologies
  4. Minutes of the 2020 Annual General Meeting
  5. Receive the President’s report
  6. Receive the Financial Report
  7. Elections for office bearers of the Society*
  8. Motions on notice**
  9. General business pertaining to the AGM
  10. Meeting close

NB: Attendance at the 2021 AGM will be by phone or on-line.

 

*Elections for office bearers of the Society
Section 16 of the Articles of Association of the Society provide for elections in each alternate year beginning in 1983 commencing at the end of the next Annual General Meeting. Positions are held for four years and Members of Council may not serve more than two four-year terms (eight consecutive years) on Council.  The Officers of the Society are President, Finance and Audit Officer and Secretary. Up to five General Council Members complete the eight-member Council.

 

For the 2021 AGM:-

President & Director David Phelps – will retire (has completed two four-year terms)
Dionne Walsh – continuing Member
– will nominate as President for a two year term
Secretary & Director Bob Shepherd – has completed one four-year term
– will nominate as Secretary for a second four-year term
Finance/ Audit Officer & Director Don Burnside – has completed six years
– will nominate as Finance & Audit Officer for a further two years
General Council Member Angus Whyte – has completed six years
– will nominate as General Councillor for a further two years
General Council Member Megan Munchenberg – continuing member – Councillor
General Council Member Paul Erkelenz – continuing member – Councillor
General Council Member Matthew Fletcher – continuing member – Councillor
General Council Member Vacant Position

 

Nominations from members to fill all vacancies are to be received by the secretary Bob Shepherd by the 10th of April 2021 at boblee.sheperd@bigpond.com.  A nomination form is to be found here.

 

**Motions on notice are set out in this notice.
Any financial member wishing to place a motion on notice before the Annual General Meeting must ensure that the signed motion is lodged with the Secretary Bob Shepherd by 10th April 2021 at boblee.sheperd@bigpond.com

 

Motions on Notice

Motion 1

Solvency resolution

“That the Directors have reason to believe that the Australian Rangeland Society Ltd will be able to pay its debts as and when they become due and payable.”

 

Motion 2

Appointment of Auditors

“That Lee Green & Co be appointed as The ARS auditors for 2021.”