[AUUG-Talk]: AUUG AGM, Sunday 14 October

steve jenkin sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Thu Oct 11 18:55:03 EST 2007

Joel Sing wrote on 11/10/07 6:23 PM:

IIRC, the AGM during the conference was announced on the list some time

Anyhow, defects in procedures can be overcome by a vote of members.
> On Thu, 11 Oct 2007 15:50, Christopher Vance wrote:
>> Sunday arvo, 4pm, Melbourne Museum.
>> See you there.
> I hate to be a wet blanket, however if this is the first notification of the 
> AGM to members, the AGM will not be valid. 
> From the AUUG constitution, section 15.1:
> http://new.auug.org.au/resources/roles/constitution/
> "Written notice of the time and place for each meeting and its agenda shall be 
> mailed to each voting member of the AUUG at least four weeks before the date 
> of the meeting."
> Any outcomes or decisions from the AGM would be considered invalid if 
> challenged, since appropriate notice has not been given to members (this 
> happened to another organisation that I am involved with and the first AGM 
> had to be declared null and void, and a second one held with appropriate 
> notice being given - a very, very messy situation). Since there are likely to 
> be decisions that impact on the continued running of AUUG, I think it would 
> be important to get this right.
> Then again, perhaps there was a notice sent out four weeks or more ago, which 
> I haven't seen... For AUUG's sake, I hope this is the case!

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