The 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) for MSNA Inc. is to be held on 30th August 2019 at the MS Nurses Australasia Conference, Rydges World Square, Sydney, New South Wales. The quorum for the meeting according to MSNA Inc rules is 7 people. This is the first and final notice and call for nominations for positions on the executive committee for President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.
All positions are declared vacant at the AGM and the results of the proxy vote for the positions of President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer announced by the RETURNING OFFICER.
It must be noted that under the current incorporation laws of Queensland it is specified that one executive member must have a Queensland mailing address. If no Queenslander is unto elected, then one will be co-opted on the executive (Queensland delegate) as a non-voting member of the board in order to meet the legal requirements.
Notice of the upcoming AGM & motions for consideration have been included within the program for the 29th to 31st August 2019. The Agenda for the AGM will be distributed by e-mail prior to the AGM and within the conference program.
Members who wish to nominate for office bearers of MSNA Inc. must be financial members of MSNA Inc. and complete the nomination form and have it signed by a Seconder– who is also a financial member of MSNA Inc and submitted to the Returning Officer.
The returning officer must receive all completed nominations for officer bearers by 4.00pm on the 16th August 2019. A ballot will only be held if more than one nomination for a given position is received. Proxy voting forms will be distributed to all financial members who have not indicated attendance at the conference, and onsite ballots will be available prior to the AGM for conference attendees. The RETURNING OFFICER will count all proxy ballot papers that must be received prior to the call to order for the AGM on the 30th August 2019.
If only one nomination is received for each position those nominees will be declared duly elected on the 30th August 2019.The results will be conveyed to the successful candidates by mail, included on the MSNA website and in the 1st newsletter distributed after the AGM.
The new term will run from 31st August 2019 until the subsequent AGM to be held within 18 months of this date.