AWIS AGM 2024

The AWIS AGM will be held online via Zoom on Friday 26th July from 12.15-1pm

Zoom Meeting details:

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https://zoom.us/j/92918148234?pwd=lR95YMcR6jEJZsxOwWifPICWkoOH7P.1

Meeting ID: 929 1814 8234 Passcode: 416019

 

The minutes and reports from the 2023 AGM are available here.

 

Members at the AGM will be asked to vote on the following motion.

Motion: To amend AWIS Rules (current rules are available here) to make the specified changes (bold text below)

Delete current Section 5.1 “The annual subscription for each class of membership shall be determined annually by the Annual General Meeting. “

and replace with new Section 5.1.”The annual subscription and any other fees for membership for the upcoming financial year shall be set annually by resolution of a General Meeting prior to the start of the financial year.”

Rationale: This will enable any subscription changes to be implemented at the start of the financial year (which is also the subscription year).

 

The following roles will be elected at the AGM:

National Convenor – main AWIS contact, responsible for leading discussion on AWIS activities and assisting regional convenors

Secretary – secondary AWIS contact, responsible for managing incoming mail and drafting minutes of meetings and discussions

Treasurer – responsible for managing AWIS financial activities and records

Membership Secretary – responsible for managing AWIS’ electronic membership database

Membership publicity – work with the exec to build the membership and add value for existing members

Editor – manage content for AWIS website/social and e-newsletter

Regional Convenor(s) – responsible for organising AWIS activities in specified region:

  • Auckland
  • Waikato
  • Palmerston North
  • Wellington
  • Tasman
  • Christchurch
  • Otago

If you can't attend the AGM but are interested in an Exec role, fill in the nomination form and email to membsec.awis@gmail.com before the 24 July. You can nominate yourself for more than one position, and members attending the AGM will be asked to vote if more than one nomination is received for a position.