All WAFDA members are invited to attend the 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM).
The WAFDA Constitution was approved by resolution by the membership as per the Special General Meeting held on June 15, 2020, and changes were accepted by the ASSOCIATIONS BRANCH INDUSTRY REGULATION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION (Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety) on 3 September 2020.
As per section 11.5 of the Constitution, the Executive Committee shall give at least fourteen (14) days notice of the date of the Annual General Meeting, to members.
When: Wednesday 29th September
Time: 6:00 pm
Where: DLGSC, Leederville
What: Annual General Meeting Reporting and Election of the incoming Board of Management.
The affairs of the Association shall be managed by the Executive Committee, consisting of no less than three (3) members and not greater than five (5) members, including a President.
The structure proposed under the new constitution is President, Secretary, Treasurer and two (2) General Executive Committee members. Sub-Committees are appointed/reviewed by the Executive as required.
Previous minutes from the 2020 AGM can be downloaded here.
Each Executive Committee member shall have a two (2) year term of office commencing at their appointment at an Annual General Meeting.
- General Executive x 2
Please note that the role of President is deemed a vacancy as there is still one year left under the current terms of office. This role can be filled prior to the AGM should there be a suitable candidate available.
8.4. A casual vacancy appointed by the Executive Committee will hold the appointed position until the next Annual General Meeting in which the position must be re-elected by the Association members.
The WAFDA AGM agenda is as follows:
The order in which business is to be transacted at an AGM is:
- Confirmation of Minutes of previous Annual General Meeting
- The reports of the Executive Committee;
- Consideration of the accounts of the Association prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Act;
- The election of the incoming Executive Committee; and
- Any other business requiring consideration by the Association in a general meeting.
Eligibility for nominating
A person may be an Executive Committee member if the person is:
8.6.1. An individual who has reached 18 years of age; and
8.6.2. Is an Ordinary or Non-Playing member.
Nominations for positions on the Executive Committee must be received in writing (including electronic mail) five (5) days in advance of the Annual General Meeting and any resolutions must also be received in writing (including electronic mail) five (5) days in advance of the Annual General Meeting. The deadline is Friday the 24th of September 2021.
A list of nominated candidates for each position will be published on the WA Ultimate website shortly after the closing time for nominations.