CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR 2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION

In accordance with Animal Welfare League NSW’s constitution, an election of Directors will take place at the 2020 Annual General Meeting of AWL NSW (2020 AGM) (which is proposed to be held on Saturday, 20 February 2021).  A formal Notice of the 2020 AGM will be issued in due course.

Under the constitution:

(a) the permitted maximum number of Directors is nine (9); and
(b) four (4) of the nine (9) Directors in office as at the date of this notice must retire at the end of the 2020 AGM.

One of the retiring Directors was last elected at the 2017 AGM and one was last elected at the 2018 AGM. Each of them must retire by rotation.  The other two retiring Directors were appointed by the Board to fill casual vacancies since the 2019 AGM and must retire.  Each of the retiring Directors is eligible for re-election and currently intends to stand for re-election.

NOMINATIONS for the election of Directors at the 2020 AGM are hereby called. As at the date of this notice, there will be four (4) vacancies to be filled.

Eligibility
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.

Nomination Form
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, 7 December 2020.  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
Email: companysecretary@awlnsw.com.au

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