Cumberland Business Chamber will be holding their AGM on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 at Smithfield RSL, from 5.30pm. Now is the time to nominate the new Board.
As part of our requirements by the Department of Fair Trading under the Association & Corporations Act, the Cumberland Business Chamber is required to hold an Annual General Meeting at the end of each financial year. Therefore, now is the time that we open nominations for all members to be considered to be a part of the Chamber Board.
Becoming a Board Member for the Chamber provides an opportunity for you to play a part in our activities for the year ahead.
The Board is made up of a maximum of 12 and a minimum of 5 members. Board Members are volunteers committed to supporting local business to remain competitive and sustainable. To ensure that the workload and activities of the Board can be shared, Board Members should be prepared to contribute 10 hours per month to a variety of Chamber activities, including contributions to; communication between industry, Council, contributors and Chamber; represent Chamber at industry meetings and events; facilitation of events or campaigns; support and promote Chamber activities.
By our Constitution and Rules of Association, in order to be nominated as a Board Member of Cumberland Business Chamber, please ensure you are a current financial member and have been so for the 12 months prior to nomination, complete the attached form with your details and a proposed seconder, return the form to the Chamber office immediately, but no later than 5pm, Tuesday 13 October 2015. The Public Officer will contact you by phone to acknowledge your nomination and confirm acceptance by Seconder.
The AGM will take place on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 from 5.30pm at Smithfield RSL.
Senior Executive Board positions – President, 2 Vice Presidents and Treasurer, will be elected by the newly appointed Board at a special meeting of the Board on Tuesday, 27 October 2015 at Cumberland Business Chamber’s office.
All enquiries should be directed to Melissa Rodewald, General Manager on 0455 555 292.