Notice of Annual General Meeting

Call for Agenda Items 

Call for Nominations for Office-bearers and Directors

In accordance with clause 12.5(a) of the Constitution of the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Business Association Incorporated (SGLBA), notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the SGLBA will be held via Zoom on Thursday 29 October 2020 at 6:30 pm.  

In accordance with clause 12.5(b) of the Constitution of the SGLBA, a call for notices of motions for consideration at the Annual General Meeting is being issued from Voting Members of the SGLBA. 

In accordance with Clause 16.1 of the Constitution of the SGLBA, a call for nominations for the positions of office-bearers and Elected Directors of the SGLBA is also being issued. Clause 16.2 of the Constitution of the SGLBA sets out the following procedure for the nomination of those positions:

Nominations must be:

(a) in writing on the prescribed form, see below;

(b) signed by any two persons from one or more of the following categories:

    • Individual Members;
    • Life Members;
    • Delegates of Organisation Members;

(c) certified by the nominee expressing their willingness to accept the position for which they are nominated; and

(d) delivered to the Secretary not less than 28 days before the date fixed for the holding of the Annual General Meeting.

Are you looking for a way to serve your tribe/community?

Please note that there are several Board members stepping down at the conclusion of their term and so the Board is very interested to have nominations from members who would help with Board renewal and re-invigorate the SGLBA leading into its 40th anniversary year

We are particularly interested in Directors who may have an interest or expertise in

  • Charitable fundraising
  • Small business
  • Mentoring
  • Marketing or social media

Submission deadlines

The closing date for acceptance of any motion of business not relating to the ordinary annual business of the SGLBA and for the nomination of office-bearers and Directors is 5.00 p.m. on Thursday 1 October 2020.

All motions of business must be sent in writing/email from Voting Members of the SGLBA and all nominations for office-bearers or Directors must be on the prescribed form. 

Notices of Motion and nominations should be submitted to this this email account

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Christopher Colwell

Corporate Governance Director