Advance Notice of SMSA Annual General Meeting 2023
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts will be held in the Henry Carmichael Theatre, Level 1, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney on Tuesday 14 March 2023, commencing at 12:30pm.
Registration is essential (for catering purposes) and will open on Tuesday 7 March 2023.
Business of the Meeting
- To receive the Annual Report and Audited Accounts for the year ending 31 December 2022.
- To appoint Auditors for 2023.
- To consider any nominations for Life Membership.
Members desiring to bring any business before the Annual General Meeting must have given notice in writing of that business to the Secretary by the close of business, Tuesday 28 February 2023. As of Monday 6 March 2023, no notices have been received.
Nominations for the election of the President and three (3) directors opened on Tuesday 7 February 2023 at 12:30pm and closed on Tuesday 28 February 2023 at 5:00pm. As of the closing date and time the Secretary only received 3 nominations, namely from Winsome Allen, Paul Reid, and Steve Warren. Pursuant to By Law 13.7 which states, if insufficient nominations are received to fill all vacancies on the Board, the candidates nominated that is, Winsome Allen, Steve Warren and Paul Reid are taken to be elected.
Regarding the vacant position remaining on the Board following the closure of nominations, this is to be treated as a casual vacancy in line with 13.7. Accordingly, this vacant position on the Board will be advertised sometime after the AGM on the 14 March 2023.