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NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby AGM
November 22, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+11
We are pleased to invite you to the 2016/17 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby, which will be held on Wednesday 22nd November at 6.30pm.
We are hosting the AGM on Level 3 of ACON’s offices, 414 Elizabeth St Surry Hills. Since access to the building is typically restricted after 6PM, you may need to wait in the foyer until a person with a swipe key collects you. Contact +61439425296 if you have any issues.
We encourage all Members of NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby to attend, ask questions and to take the opportunity to vote for the Committee of Management of the Lobby.
Proxies are not available, so if you would like to vote you will need to attend in person.
We are now accepting expressions of interest for the 2017/18 Committee of Management of the Lobby.
The election will be held by secret ballot at the AGM.
There are a total of 15 positions on the Committee. Nominations are now open for:
• Female Co-Convenor
• Male Co-Convenor
• Female members (five including the Female Co-Convenor)
• Male members (five including the Male Co-Convenor)
• General members (five not limited by gender including Treasurer and Secretary)
Nominations of candidates for election as Office Bearers or as Committee Members must be made in writing, signed by two members (other than the candidate) of the Association that is a Full Member and be accompanied by the written consent of the candidate (which may be endorsed on the form of the nomination); and (ii) must be delivered to the Secretary of the Association at least one day before the date fixed for the holding of the Annual General Meeting at which the election is to take place.
If on insufficient nominations are received to fill all positions on the Committee, the candidates nominated are taken to be elected.
If you wish to nominate for a position(s) at the AGM, please firstname.lastname@example.org and Returning Officer, at “email@example.com” with the following information (this information will be considered your form of nomination):
– Position(s) you are seeking to apply for (you can apply for more than one position on the Committee, but you can only be elected to one position);
– Brief biography (100-150 words) describing your expertise and why you would like to be on the GLRL Committee of Management; and
– Written support for candidacy by two members of GLRL
Members who wish to support candidacy for a Committee of Management position must email firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com with the candidate(s) they wish to support. All nominations for the Committee of Management must be received by 5pm Tuesday 21st of November 2017.
Unless you have renewed or taken up membership with the GLRL since 1 July 2017, all memberships paid over the 2016/17 financial year will lapse at the evening of election. You will be required to renew or apply for membership to have voting rights, no later than 12 pm on Wednesday 22nd November 2017.
To renew your membership, complete the online membership form, or forms will be available at the AGM. https://glrl.org.au/join/
Results of the voting will be announced at the meeting.
It has been an enormous year for our communities. We look forward to partnering with our members and supporters over 2017/18 as we continue to advocate for fair and equal treatment for LGBTI Australians.
We look forward to seeing you at our AGM.
With love, the NSW GLRL Committee of Management