Tall Ships Australia and New Zealand is pleased to confirm the following details and agenda for the 2019 Annual General Meeting.

Date: Saturday 26 October 2019
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Venue: Spirit of Adventure Trust, 149 Quay St, Auckland, New Zealand

The Annual General Meeting Agenda and Statement of Financial Position are available for download.

Committee Nominations

All Committee positions will be open for nomination and election, and regular business will be conducted, including presentation of the annual accounts. Nominations for the Committee are being sought ahead of the AGM. Positions subject to vote by the membership include:
• President
• Vice President
• Treasurer
• Secretary
• Committee Member*

*Committee Members may be appointed to lead activities and initiatives as agreed by the Committee throughout the year.

Persons wishing to nominate for these positions should complete the nomination form including a brief biography and statement of nomination of no more than 100 words. Scanned nomination forms seconded by a financial member should be emailed to mail@tallships.org.au no later than Wednesday 16 October 2019.

Tall Ships Australia and New Zealand Committee Nomination Form

If the number of nominations received exceeds the number of vacancies to be filled, a ballot will be held. Noting the AGM will be held in Auckland, if a ballot is held, members will be notified of options to vote electronically.

Operator Conference

An Operator Conference will be held in from 1:00pm – 5:00pm on Saturday 26 October 2019, following the Annual General Meeting. Two delegates representing each Operator are welcome to attend this event.

Please forward Operator Reports to mail@tallships.org.au by Wednesday 16 October 2019.

Annual Awards

Each year, Tall Ships Australia and New Zealand awards the Billy Can Award, for an outstanding achievement in the youth development sail training arena, and the Tall Ships Australia and New Zealand Medallion, awarded to young persons between the ages of 16 and 23 years who have shown outstanding personal achievement while undertaking a voyage, or to individuals who have shown outstanding personal achievement either on board or in support of the organisation’s vessel.

Operators are invited to submit nominations for these awards. Scanned nomination forms are acceptable and should be emailed to mail@tallships.org.au.

Nominations for the Billy Can Trophy must be received by Wednesday 16 October 2019.

Nominations for Tall Ships Australia and New Zealand Medallions must be received by Wednesday 16 October 2019 for presentation at the AGM.

Billy Can Award Nomination Form
Tall Ships Australia and New Zealand Medallion Nomination Form

Nomination forms must be received by Wednesday 16 October 2019.

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