The 2019-2020 Management Committee of the Association of Consultants in Access Australia (ACAA) cordially invites you to attend the 2020 ACAA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Forum as per the following details:
|Date:||Thursday 12 November 2020|
|11:00pam - 11:30am
|ACAA Annual General Meeting - see agenda below|
|11:30am - 12:30pm
|ACAA Forum - see agenda below|
|Location:||Zoom Meeting only
|Online attendance:||Both meetings are available for attendance by online meeting only|
|Registration:||Pre registration for both meeting types is required and can be completed online by clicking the registration links below|
|Apologies:||Please complete this 2020 Apology Form and return as instructed in the form.|
ACAA is an incorporated association in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). In response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Section 69 of the Associations Incorporations Act 1919 (the Act’) has been amended authorising the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held via methods of communication other than in person. This amendment over rules the ACAA Articles of Association Sub-rule 28 (2) General meetings – procedure and quorum thus allowing COVID safe meeting compliance by Zoom meeting only.
*Please note: program may be subject to change
Online Video Conferencing login details
Login details will be sent to you by email after you have registered for this event.
ACAA Forum Information
Immediately following the 2020 ACAA AGM, a Forum will be held by Webinar.
Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm
2020 Forum Agenda - not issued until 15.10.2020. Agenda items from members need to be received by Monday 5 October 2020 by 9:00am
In accordance to Rule 32, Sub-rule (1) only financially current Accredited Members have voting rights.
Accredited members unable to attend the AGM are invited to complete the 2020 Proxy Form. (Log into the website to download this form first) This form must be return by email to email@example.com by 5:00pm Wednesday 4 November 2020.
2020 Management Committee Nominations
At the close of nominations at 5:00pm on 20 August 2020 in accordance with ACAA Articles of Association, Clause 14, with the following nominations received:
|President||Lindsay Perry - 2020 Biography||(Two-year term)||Ms Farah Madon||Ms Joe Manton|
|Treasurer||Howard Moutrie - 2020 Biography||(Two-year term)||Mr Terry Osborn||Mr Michael Moutrie|
|Ordinary Member||Richard Seidman - 2020 Biography||(Two-year term)||Mr Michael Wheeler||Ms Kellie Millar|
|Ordinary Member||VACANT||(Two-year term)|
Click the nominees name to read their biography.
2020 Management Committee election
As there were no multiple nominations to fill the vacant positions at the close of nominations for committee members on Thursday 20 August 2020, no E-voting is required.
At the AGM those nominated will be declared duly appointed.
After the AGM the Management Committee will seek to fill the vacancies under the Articles of Association, Part III, The Committee 14, Sub-rule (4) In the event of a vacancy in the membership of the Committee, the Committee may appoint a member of the Association to fill the vacancy and the member so appointed shall hold office for the remainder of the term.
Continuing Committee Members
|Vice President||VACANT||(One-year term)|
|Secretary||Mrs Anita Harrop||(One-year term)|
|Ordinary Member||Ms Claire Cunningham||(One-year term)|
|Ordinary Member||Mr Francis Lenny||(One-year term)|
Vacating Committee Members
|Position||Name||Period on committee|
|President||Mr Mark Relf||2002 – 2008, Ordinary Member.
2012 – 2015, Ordinary Member. 2016 – 2020, President.
|Ordinary Member||Ms Cathryn Grant||2016 – 2020, Ordinary Member.|
|Ordinary Member||Mr Dale Sheppard||2019 – 25.8.2020|
ACAA wishes outgoing committee members all the best and thank them for their service.
ACAA extends a special acknowledgment of appreciation to Mark Relf for his many years of service to the Association. Mark joined the Management Committee in 2002 as an Ordinary Member to 2008. Then re-joined the committee as Ordinary Member from 2012 – 2015, then from 2016 – 2020 as President. This dedication to service of the Association sets the benchmark high for anyone to emulate, so much appreciation is extended to Mark. The membership wishes him well into the future.
2020 AGM Agenda (as a Notice of Meeting)
2020 Forum Agenda - Members have until Monday 5th October 2020 at 9:00am to request an agenda item for this meeting.
The following documents are now available, "Log in" first and then click the hyperlinks below:
ACAA Representatives on Committee Reports
2020 External Committee Report - ME-064 Access for People with Disabilities, Technical Committee, Farah Madon
2020 External Committee Report - BD-044 Fixing of Ceramic, Natural & Reconstituted Stone Tiles, Technical Committee, Yolanda Wang
2020 External Committee Report - FP- 017 Emergency Evacuation Procedures, Technical Committee, Bruce Bromley, Nothing to report as no meetings held.
2020 External Committee Report - ME - 064-02 Wayfinding, Technical Repport - Bryce Tolliday, Nothing to report with no committee meetings this year.
2020 External Committee Report - ME - 004 Lifts, Escalators & Moving Walks,Technical Committee Report - Mark Relf*
2020 External Committee Report - MS - 051 Hydrotherapy Pools, Technical Committee Report - Mark Relf*
2020 External Committee Report - MS- 012 Road Signs, Technical Committee Report - Mark Relf*
2020 External Committee Report - CE001 Parking Facilities, Technical Committee Report - Mark Relf*
*= No report received.
Hard-copies of these documents are available on request to the ACAA Office Administrator, Terry Osborn.
Enquiries and support
If you have an enquiry about the AGM or Forum, please contact the Office Administrator, Terry Osborn by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on +61 3 5221 2820
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