AGM 26-10-17

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Thu 26 Oct, 2017 - 5:30pm

Annual General Meeting (AGM): Thurs 26 Oct 2017

Time: 5.30pm to 7pm

Venue: Columbus Cafe @ Mitre 10 MEGA Kapiti, 135 Kapiti Road, Paraparaumu

All members welcome - the meeting will be followed by refreshments and an opportunity to network with other members.

Agenda:

1.  Apologies.
2.  Confirmation of Minutes of previous AGM.
3.  Presentation of the Annual Report.
4.  Presentation of the Annual Financial Statements.
5.  Election to the positions of:

  • Chairperson
  • Deputy Chairperson
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

6.  Any resolutions so received.
7.  General business.

Call for Agenda Items

Any member wishing to submit a motion for discussion at the AGM can do so in advance of the meeting, or at the meeting. The Chairperson has discretion whether to accept for discussion any items raised from the floor at the meeting.

Nominations for Elected Officers

The positions of Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer are elected annually at the AGM.  Properly completed nomination forms MUST BE RECEIVED by the Secretary either via post at PO Box 510 Paraparaumu or via email (secretary@kapitichamber.org.nz) 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE AGM.

Nominations should include a brief summary of experience and skills offered to carry out the position, which will be provided to members.

DOWNLOAD THE NOMINATION FORM >>

Expressions of Interest to serve on Chamber Board or Sub-Committees

The Chamber Chair invites expressions of interest to serve on the Chamber Board, which consists of the above four elected members and up to six other Board members, which are selected by the elected members, taking account of the need for diversity on the Board and representation across the various industry sectors. Any expression of interest for Board service should be emailed to the above email address, by Friday 20 October 2017.

Expressions of Interest to serve on Sub-Committees

The Board structure includes sub-committees covering Advocacy, Membership, Events and Website. While each sub-committee will have a Board member on it, the Board is also seeking volunteers to serve on these sub-committees with an interest in these various categories.

The sub-committee categories and a brief outline of their duties are set out below. Those wishing to volunteer should email the above email address with details of which sub-committee they are interested in assisting on, by the date of the AGM, being 26 October 2017.

Chamber Sub-Committees

1. Advocacy
• Relationships with KCDC and other key stakeholders
• Member surveys
• Advocacy on matters of importance to the business community
• Press releases

2. Membership
• Member benefits
• Acquisition of new members
• Membership renewal

3. Events
• Programme of events
• Oversight of events

4. Website
• Options to further develop the Chamber Website
• Costs and funding sources

As we are a volunteer Chamber we rely on the goodwill of our members to run smoothly and effectively and we ask that you seriously consider involvement in your Chamber in the coming year. 

Heather Hutchings
Chairperson

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