Meeting: 2010 AGM

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The third Annual General Meeting (2010-2011) of Wikimedia Australia, Inc.® will be held on Sunday 19th September 2010.

Date, Time and Location

The AGM will be held on Sunday 19th September 2010. Members are invited to organise local AGM meetups around the country. These meetups will act as regional AGM venues. The secretary will appoint a member at each regional venue to act as a Returning Officer. Members unable to attend a regional venue may call into the conference call individually or use IRC.

If you are organising an AGM meetup, please provide the details on the relevant sub-page. If you are planning on attending a meetup, please sign your intended attendance on the relevant page.

Agenda

The agenda will be provided prior to the AGM.

Participating via Conference Call

Conference call information will be distributed on the members mailing list.

Participating via IRC

  • Members may participate in the AGM by IRC through the channel #wikimedia-au-agm. If you have not used IRC before, you can find more information at IRC.
  • If you wish to participate via IRC, you must email secretary-at-wikimedia.org.au with your intended IRC nick before the meeting, from the email address you registered with your membership details.
  • You must be "at the keyboard" for the duration of the meeting to be considered present.
  • Please note that you may not vote via IRC. Votes must be submitted using the information at voting via memberdb.

Proxies

Members who are unable to attend the meeting may appoint another member to act as their proxy. Members wishing to appoint a proxy need to complete the proxy form and return it to the secretary no later than 24 hours before the scheduled time of the AGM. Only current financial members may act as proxies.

Committee election

All current financial members of Wikimedia Australia are eligible to stand for election to the 2010-2011 committee. All six seats on the committee will be up for re-election. The election will be held in the week preceding the AGM and the results will be announced and published during the AGM.

Nominations

If you would like to submit a nomination for a seat on the 2010-2011 committee, please email the Secretary at secretary-at-wikimedia.org.au. A nomination must have two financial members supporting it and the candidate accepting it, and must be received by the Secretary before Sunday 12th September 2010. The secretary will add nominees to the nominations list once the nomination is complete and confirmed as valid. Nominees may provide a nomination statement if they wish. Once the nomination is complete and accepted as valid, the secretary will provide the nominee with a page where they may post their statement.

Elected Members

To be announced.

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