This notice is to invite you to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Buddhist Society of WA (Inc) at 4.30 pm on Saturday 10th March 2012 at the Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre, 18‐20 Nanson Way, Nollamara. All members are encouraged to attend and participate in the AGM, although only Full Members and lay Honorary Members are eligible to vote on agenda items.
The agenda for the meeting is as follows:
1.1Present ‐ Quorum taken and apologies
2.0 Confirmation of 2011 AGM Minutes
3.1Address by Spiritual Director, Venerable Ajahn Brahmavamso
3.2Address by Co-Abbotts of Dhammasara Monastery, Venerables Nirodha and Hasapanna
3.3Presentation of the report of the Committee by the President, Dennis Sheppard
3.4Presentation of Hon. Treasurer's Report, by Wenghong Lam
4.0 Special Business
5.0 Election of Office Bearers and Committee Members
6.0 Questions with due notice
7.0 Questions without notice
8.0 General Business
4.0: Special Business
There are no items of special business listed for this year's meeting.
5.0: Election of office bearers and committee members
The following people are standing for committee this year:
President ‐ Philip Ragan
Vice President (and Internal Publicity) ‐ Kanchana Lafrentz
Honorary Treasurer ‐ Wenghong Lam
Assistant Treasurer ‐ Suzanne Kennedy-Keane
Honorary Secretary ‐ Vincent Lee
Assistant Secretary ‐ Lucky Kodituwakku
Web Services Co-ordinator ‐ Bo Schafers
Buildings & Maintenance Co‐ordinator ‐ Kieran Kerr
External Publicity and Media Co‐ordinator ‐ Jaipal Singh
Fund‐raising and Events Co-ordinator ‐ Lynne Jackson
Technical Operations Co‐ordinator ‐ Siok Gan
Volunteers Co-ordinator ‐ Ron Mutton.
6.0: Questions with due notice
7.0: Questions without due notice, and 8.0: General Business
At the discretion of the Chairman, questions of the committee may also be raised as questions without notice (item 7.0). You may also raise items under general business (item 8.0), should you wish to make any recommendations for the Committee to consider.
If you would like to read the AGM procedures in our constitution please go to: http://www.bswa.org.au/constitution.html . Please contact me if you have any questions.
I look forward to seeing you at the AGM and to your participation in another memorable year for the Buddhist Society of WA.
Hon. Secretary, BSWA.