Meeting:2017 AGM

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2016
2017 Annual General Meeting of Wikimedia Australia Inc.
2018

The Annual General Meeting of Wikimedia Australia, Inc.® for 2017 was held on Sunday 8 October 2017 via Skype, at 4pm AEDST (3pm QLD, 2:30pm SA, 1pm WA).

The scope of the meeting is to receive the annual reports from officers of the association, and announce the results of the ballot for the management committee for the upcoming year.

The notice was sent out to members on 11 September 2017. The minutes of the meeting are at Meeting:2017 AGM/Minutes.

Documents

Timeline

All times use AEST

  • 00:00, 22 September 2017 - Nominations open for election of new committee members
  • 23:59, 27 September 2017 - Nominations close
  • 09:00, 29 September 2017 - Voting for new committee begins
  • 16:00, 6 October 2016 - Voting closes.
  • 21:00 Skype ID's to be sent to the Secretary, proxy forms to be received
  • 16:00, Sunday 8 October 2016 - Annual General Meeting
  • TBA , Sunday 5 November 2016 - Adjournment meeting (if required)

Agenda

Agenda for the WMAU 2017 AGM

Welcome by the Chair

table the Minutes from 2016 AGM

Reports:

Election

Nominations received by the Secretary prior to the close of nominations. The "checked" column indicates that, as required by the Rules:

  • There are two nominators, both current financial members
  • The nominee is a current financial member
  • The nominee has accepted the nomination

As no position received more than one nomination, no elections were required. Thus the following people will be declared elected at the AGM.

One vacancy - for ordinary committee position - remains. Under the Rules, the AGM can fill this position from the floor, or it can be left vacant for the Committee to co-opt under Rule 21(4).

Position Nominee Nominator Seconder Checked

President

Pru Mitchell

Kerry Raymond

Craig Franklin

Yes

Vice President

Gideon Digby

Sam Wilson

Tom Hogarth

Yes

Secretary

Tom Hogarth

Sam Wilson

Gideon Digby

Yes

Treasurer

Robert Myers

Pru Mitchell

Caddie Brain

Yes

Ordinary committee
(4 positions)

Caddie Brain

Pru Mitchell

Gideon Digby

Yes

Steve Crossin

Gideon Digby

Pru Mitchell

Yes

Sam Wilson

Gideon Digby

Tom Hogarth

Yes

General Business

note:No formal motions can brought to the meeting for voting