2018 AGM and nominations for Directors

The twelfth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Australian Alpaca Association Ltd is to be held at Level 3, Animal Health Australia, 95 Northbourne Ave, Turner, ACT on Saturday 22 September 2018 at 12pm. 

 

This year, two members currently holding the position of Director (Existing Directors) will retire from office. Those directors who will retire are Fiona Vanderbeek and Chris Williams. There will be two places to be filled and both retiring directors will be eligible to nominate for re-election.

 

NOMINATION FOR ELECTION

Nominations are called for the following positions on the Board of the Australian Alpaca Association Ltd: 

Directors (two) The term of office for Directors is a maximum of three years but may be shorter in accordance with clause 9.4 of the Constitution.  Nominations for the position of Director must be proposed by at least two Members of the Company and submitted on the prescribed nomination form accompanied by a signed Consent to Act as a Director form.  The nomination form must be signed by the Members making the nomination, and the nominee director.

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR NOMINATION

To be eligible for nomination as a Director, a nominee must be:

 

  • a Life Member;
  • a Full Member Individual or Corporate (provided that only a director of a corporate Full Member nominated to vote on behalf of that corporate Full Member may stand for election to the position of Director); or
  • a Full Member Joint.

Those seeking to nominate for a role on the Board should refer to the Australian Alpaca Association Ltd Constitution, in particular clauses 9-12 which are pertinent to any potential nominee.  The Constitution is available on the AAA website: www.alpaca.asn.au/strategic-plans-and-governance

AVAILABILITY OF FORMS To obtain nomination forms, please contact Amanda Olthof at the National Office, either by phone (02) 6151 2073, or email: amanda@alpaca.asn.au

NOMINEE'S SUPPORTING INFORMATION Each nominee is invited to lodge with their nomination form, a précis of no more than 400 words (in electronic format), outlining their skills and experience. This information will be circulated to all Members prior to the Annual General Meeting.

CLOSING DATE Nomination forms and supporting information must be received by the Company Secretary at the Australian Alpaca Association Ltd National Office being PO Box 5108 Braddon ACT 2612 either via Australia Post or email (amanda@alpaca.asn.au) prior to 5pm EST on Thursday 2 August 2018.

Australian Alpaca Association Ltd cannot accept the responsibility for any delays associated with delivery of nomination forms to its office address.  Incomplete nomination forms will be deemed as invalid nominations and be withdrawn from this process.