Annual General Meeting 2023

Notice of Annual General Meeting

The twenty second Annual General Meeting of voting Members of the Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association, ASCCA, the national peak body for seniors and technology, a company limited by guarantee held virtually via MS Teams – details below.

Date: Tuesday October 10th 2023
Meeting Platform: Microsoft Teams.
Times: please note that daylight savings will have started by then, hence we will be operating across five (5) time zones
10:10 AM AWST Perth
11:40 AM ACST Darwin
12:40 PM ACDT Adelaide
12:10 PM AEST Brisbane
1:10 PM AEDT Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Hobart

Registration Required: In order to ensure a seamless and organised AGM experience, registration is required beforehand. 

Annual reports
Election of Board Members

Competition Winners and Presentations

RSVP by 6th October 2023, via the button below.
* You will note the MS TEAMS registration link in the thank you message at the completion of the Registration form, this is so that we can adequately record Apologies.  Once you receive the email with the MS Teams information in it, we encourage you to add this information to your calendar for easy access on the day of the event.

Only financial member clubs can vote 

        Motions to be considered at the Annual General Meeting

Should a financial club wish to submit a motion for consideration at the AGM that motion must be moved and seconded by two financial members of your club and should be sent to ascca@ascca.org.au and received no later than 9th October 2023 to allow it to be included on the final agenda which will be published on the ASCCA website.

At the AGM no items of General Business or motions will be accepted from the floor (Attendees). 

Documents

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Nominations to the Board [CLOSED]

There are nine positions to be filled – four (4) Office Bearers: President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary and five (5) Directors.

Nominations are invited from persons eligible for election (see attached nomination forms).  Current members of the Board are eligible to nominate for re-election.  

The ASCCA Board is a working committee and each member is expected to accept an appropriate workload to ensure the growth and development of the Association.  A copy of the code of conduct that all Directors are required to sign is available on request.

Please submit a completed nomination form, profile (as a word document) and JPEG photograph that MUST be emailed to ascca@ascca.org.au.  The profile should include details of the skills and experience that the nominee has to contribute to the development and growth of ASCCA. Those seeking re-election should include in their profiles details of what they have contributed to ASCCA during their period as a Board member.  Nominations must arrive by 26th September 2023 to allow time for the profiles to be distributed with the Agenda.  Length of profile should be 200 words or less.

7.5    Eligibility for Election

“Prior to being elected or taking a governance role with the Association one must have a DIN and produce it when applying for a position with the Association.

The nomination must be seconded by a member of the Executive Members of the Management Committee.  

The nomination must include the written consent of the candidate, and the proposed position. Should the nominee be elected, failure by him/her to disclose any pecuniary interests, or possible conflict of interests with the Association’s Vision, Mission and objectives, will result in instant dismissal. The Board shall not be obliged to give reasons for the dismissal.”

See attached nomination forms (from ASCCA Constitution) 
Note: A proxy form will be sent with the Agenda should there need to be a ballot for the election or motion/s that will require a vote.
The full ASCCA Constitution is available here