CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR 2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION
In accordance with AWL NSW’s constitution, an election of Directors will take place at the 2019 Annual General Meeting of AWL NSW (2019 AGM) (which is proposed to be held on Saturday, 1 June 2019). A formal Notice of the 2019 AGM will be issued in due course.
Under the constitution:
(a) the permitted maximum number of Directors is nine (9); and
(b) five (5) of the nine (9) Directors in office as at the date of this notice must retire at the end of the 2019 AGM.
Two of the retiring Directors were elected at the 2017 AGM and retire by rotation. The other three retiring Directors were appointed by the Board to fill casual vacancies since the 2018 AGM. Each of the retiring Directors is eligible for re-election and currently intends to stand for reelection.
NOMINATIONS for the election of Directors at the 2019 AGM are hereby called. As at the date of this notice, there will be five (5) vacancies to be filled.
To be eligible, a candidate:
(a) must have been a member of AWL NSW for at least 2 years continuously from the date of their admission to membership to the date of the closing of nominations OR previously been appointed as a Director by the Board to fill a casual vacancy or as an addition to the Board;
(b) must not be an office bearer of the Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; and
(c) must not be an office bearer or employee of any of the following organisations or bodies:
(i) Animal Liberation;
(ii) Animals Australia Inc.; and
(iii) Animal Justice Party.
Nominations must be made by two members and submitted on the Nomination Form that will be available for download by clicking here.
Nominations must be received by the Company Secretary by no later than 5.00pm (Sydney time) on Monday, 25th March 2019. Nominations received after that time will not be accepted.
Please return completed Nomination Forms to:
The Company Secretary
Animal Welfare League NSW
1605 Elizabeth Drive, Kemps Creek NSW 2178
Fax: 02 9475 4426; or