Official Notice of Business: 97th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA)

Notice is hereby given for the 97th Annual General Meeting of the New Zealand Veterinary Association Incorporated, which will be held on Wednesday 26th August 2020, commencing at 5.00pm, via zoom.

REGISTRATION
To register your attendance at the AGM, please send an email to megan.miller@vets.org.nz who will send you a zoom link to the meeting.  Attendees should register by 5pm Monday 17th August.

ANNUAL REPORT

The 2019 Annual Report is now available and contains the full financial report for 2019.

AGENDA FOR AGM

  1. Confirmation of quorum
  2. Welcome
  3. Apologies
  4. Obituaries
  5. Confirmation of minutes of the 2019 Annual General Meeting
  6. Reports (verbal)
    1. Board Chair – Dr Flora Gilkison
  7. Financial report
    1. Receipt of the annual accounts for year ended 31 December 2019
    2. Announcement of auditor for year ending 31 December 2020
    3. Announcement of the 2021 subscription
  8. Amendments to Constitution
    Motion – “That the proposed changes to the NZVA Constitution be adopted”
  9. Announcement of Board and President 2020 - 2021
  10. General business
  11. Date and venue for 2021 Annual General Meeting

AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION
The following amendments to the constitution will be voted on at the AGM.  If you have any questions regarding this or seek further clarification please contact megan.miller@vets.org.nz

HOW VOTING WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE AGM
Ordinary Members, Retired Member and Life Members are eligible to vote at the AGM.  Those who wish to vote must be identifiable by name on the zoom. The vote will take place by eligible attendees raising their hand to indicate if they are for or against the amendments to the Constitution. You will need to use the camera function on your computer to vote. If you are unable to attend the AGM please complete this proxy form and return to megan.miller@vets.org.nz by 5pm Monday 24th August.

If you have any concerns with this process, please contact megan.miller@vets.org.nz.