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CDANZ AGM 2020

CDANZ AGM 2020

Online with Zoom Webinars / 7pm, Tuesday 28 July 2020

CDANZ Annual General Meeting is a time for celebrating the achievements of the year and planning the year ahead. 

Online - An inclusive approach 

This will be our first online AGM. We hope it will enable the widest possible participation as you will be able to join in from anywhere you have internet access. Your participation is important so if you have any reservations about using the Zoom platform we encourage you to join one of our AGM orientation webinars the week prior to the AGM. That way you can check that you can see and hear everything you need to on your chosen device. You can also familiarise yourself with how you can communicate during the event. If you have not used Zoom before and are unable to join in one of the scheduled orientations please contact ndm@cdanz.org.nz directly to make special arrangements. 

Please note that we will be using the Zoom webinar function rather than the Zoom room function so attendees will have to write their queries down using the chat function on the platform. The Executive will pause to answer these at regular intervals during the meeting. If needed they can also invite you to speak which, if accepted, will allow you to turn on your video and mic and address the group.

The Agenda

During the AGM current professional members will have the opportunity to vote on any remits to our Constitution. The final agenda will not be available until after we have issued a call for remits and established what our membership wish to disuss. This is a broad outline of what we might expect at an AGM:

6.45pm Zoom platform open for early arrivals

7.00pm AGM commences. The programme includes:

  • Welcome and CDANZ Waiata
  • Approval of Previous Minutes
  • Tabling of Annual Report and Finances
  • Reading of remits & ratifications
  • Voting on remits and ratifications
  • Changes in National Executive Members
  • Celebrations and/or Honours

8.30pm AGM Concludes (approximate)

Remits, Ratifications, Nominations, and Voting

Only current Professional, Fellow, and Life members are eligible to vote at the AGM. 

The voting information pack for this year’s AGM is here. It includes four remits for minor constitutional amendments and their rationale.

For any queries please feel free to contact:

Remit queries: CDANZ Administration (info@cdanz.org.nz)

National Executive Committee queries: Jennie Miller, President (president@cdanz.org.nz). 

Key dates are as follows, for ease of reference:

29 May Call for remits & nominations. Remits and Nominations for the AGM is now closed. The full Remit and Nominations pack is here. A word version of the Remit form is here and a word version of the Nomination for Executive Committee is here.

19 June Closing date for remits & nominations

30 June Voting papers and instructions issued

28 July AGM

IMPORTANT LINK:
To view the CDANZ Constitution