[ProgSoc] 2 "A"GMs? (Re: ProgSoc AGM 2015 -- 14th October)

Roland Turner roland at rolandturner.com
Mon Oct 5 22:54:05 AEDT 2015


I can certainly see the rationale for operating in line with the Union's 
norms, but would have thought this would mean simply moving _*next*_ 
year's AGM (and subsequent ones) to October. Why hold a second one this 
year?

- Raz



On 10/05/2015 07:50 PM, Tomislav Bozic wrote:
> Hi Raz,
>
> At the first AGM in March, we voted to move AGMs to October to be in line
> with other clubs at UTS. Hence the second meeting this year.
>
> Because of the change, we will only be having two "A"GMs this year. Next
> year, we will revert to just one actual - "annual" - meeting, although it
> will take place in October, not March, as in previous years.
>
> I know it's not exactly the most precise use of the terminology "annual
> general meeting", nonetheless, it best describes the activities that will
> be carried out at that meeting in a succinct manner.
>
> Tom
>
> P.S. There were *two* AGMs in 1997, BTW -- you were there ;)
>
>> I meant to ask earlier: much as I admire the enthusiasm evidenced by
>> holding more frequent meetings, an AGM happens - by definition - once a
>> year. For folks who may have missed the detail: why are we having a
>> second one?
>>
>> - Raz
>>
>>
>>
>> On 09/29/2015 03:08 PM, Carlin Rookes wrote:
>>> AGM Update
>>>
>>> As the agenda has already been distributed, we will simply state this
>>> during the meeting and record no actions.
>>>
>>> Also please forward all nominations and proxies to
>>> progsocsecretary at gmail.com <mailto:progsocsecretary at gmail.com> to
>>> avoid spamming the mailing list. A list of nominations will be
>>> compiled and published as necessary. Toms nominations have been noted,
>>> however any future nomination must be sent directly to the secretary.
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>> Carlin
>>>
>>>
>>>> On 29 Sep 2015, at 2:57 pm, Roland Turner <roland at rolandturner.com
>>>> <mailto:roland at rolandturner.com>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> In that case, they should perhaps be removed from the AGM agenda.
>>>>
>>>> (Noting the other part of 8.2 "Notice of motions concerning any such
>>>> amendments shall be lodged with the Secretary at least twenty-one
>>>> (21) days prior to the date of such meeting" meaning that it's too
>>>> late to lodge constitutional amendment motions for a meeting that's
>>>> only 15 days away, consequently no constitutional amendment motions
>>>> can be put at the meeting.)
>>>>
>>>> - Roland
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 09/29/2015 12:50 PM, Carlin Rookes wrote:
>>>>> There have been no proposed amendments received.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> On 29 Sep 2015, at 2:48 pm, Roland Turner <roland at rolandturner.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'd suggest sharing the text of any proposed constitutional
>>>>>> amendments (item 4) fairly promptly. Note in particular clause 8.2
>>>>>> <http://www.progsoc.uts.edu.au/wiki/Constitution#8.2_Amendment_Notice>:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ... at least seven (7) days notice shall be given of such proposed
>>>>>>> amendments to every member ...
>>>>>> That's explicit: a post on a notice board or a reading at the
>>>>>> meeting is not sufficient by itself.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> - Raz
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 09/29/2015 12:43 PM, Tomislav Bozic wrote:
>>>>>>> Sent on behalf of the Secretary...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> It's that time of year again, and UTS ProgSoc will be holding
>>>>>>> elections
>>>>>>> and other general business at our Annual General Meeting.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Date: 14th October 2015
>>>>>>> Time: 6pm
>>>>>>> Location: UTS Loft
>>>>>>> For executive nominations, please email name + position to
>>>>>>> progsoc at progsoc.org  .
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> AGENDA:
>>>>>>> 1. Apologies
>>>>>>> 2. Reading of the Minutes
>>>>>>> 3. Executive Reports
>>>>>>> 4. Constitution Amendments
>>>>>>> 5. Elections
>>>>>>> 6. General business / unscheduled business
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Kind regards,
>>>>>>> Nicholas Kobal
>>>>>>> ProgSoc Secretary
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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