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Pollinators AGM + ‘GeroSoup’

Pollinators invites all members to join us on Friday 29th April for our AGM and first ‘GeroSoup’ event of 2016.

Please review the details below, RSVP and bring $20 on the night to contribute to your favourite venture.

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AGM

Join us in celebrating the achievements from our 5th year, preview the rest of 2016 and have a generally “Awesome Gathering of Members” (AGM).

Pollinators Inc is a member-based Incorporated Association and it the annual AGM is required so members can consider the accounts of the organisation, elect new Directors and consider any other business.

The Directors will also present an updated Strategy and Strategic Business Plan for the next 5 years.

GeroSoup

GeroSoup is an opportunity to invest in new ventures and projects while enjoying a meal.

The meal is free thanks to St John of God Hospital Geraldton, while the $20 you bring is yours to allocate to the favourite venture pitch you hear on the night.

We will hear from past GeroSoup funding recipients who’s ventures range from performing arts projects to coastal conservation education.

If you would like to pitch an idea or venture for investment, please review the GeroSoup Guide and submit your idea: http://bit.ly/poll_projects

Agenda

The formal Agenda for the AGM and Proxy forms are attached. Nominations for Directors can be submitted online: http://bit.ly/poll_director 

  • 17:00 AGM
  • 17:30 Networking
  • 18:00 Geraldton Soup Pitches
  • 18:30 Dinner (soup) and voting
  • 19:00 Winning ventures announced, networking
  • 19:30 Close

If you are unable to attend you can complete a proxy voting form and return to Board Secretary Natasha Colliver: natasha.colliver@westnet.com.au or to CityHive, 184 Marine Terrace, Geraldton, WA 6530

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Pollinators Inc 2015 AGM – Growing Our Impact And Planning For a Disruptive Future

Pollinators members gathered on Friday 22nd May to celebrate and reflect on the challenges and changes from the 2014 financial year, and share in the Board’s aspirations for a connected, collaborative, creative and ‘disruptive’ future for the organisation. Far from a traditional AGM, Pollinators ‘Awesome Gathering of Members’ featured the first GeroSoup crowd-funding event with 3 creative environmental projects receiving investment […]

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Pollinators AGM + ‘GeroSoup’

We’ve got an amazing double line-up on Friday 22nd May

  1. Pollinators annual ‘AGM’ (Awesome Gathering of Members),
  2. GeroSoup where community projects get funded over a meal.

Please register to attend and BRING $10 on the night. Your $10 will be distributed to the project you vote for on the night.

Read on for details of both events, Agenda and AGM formalities for the evening below.

AGM

We have set this time aside to celebrate the achievements of the previous year, preview the rest of 2015 and have a generally “Awesome Gathering of Members” (AGM).

Pollinators Inc is a member-based Incorporated Association and our Annual General Meeting is held after the end of our Jan-Dec financial year. The legal requirement is for the members to consider the accounts of the organisation, elect new Directors and consider any other business.

GeroSoup

Inspired by SOUP in Detroit via Perth Soup we’re hosting GeroSoup where you will:

  • Learn about amazing little projects proposed for Geraldton,
  • Vote on which project to fund with the money raised from the dinner (the soup).

Nominate a project for funding and support using this simple form.

Soup and our AGM is a sharing (‘potluck’) style of dinner. Bring some food to share if you like.

Agenda

17:30 Doors open

18:00 Geraldton Soup Pitches

18:30 Dinner (soup) and Pollinators Inc AGM

AGM Formal proceedings:

  1. Check-in
  2. Apologies
  3. Accepting the previous minutes
  4. Committee Annual Report
  5. 2013 Financial Year Audit Report
  6. Election of Committee Members
  7. Motion to amend Rules of Association (wording of proposed changes to be provided)
  8. Next Meeting
  9. Close and check-out

19:00 Soup Winners Announced

AGM additional information

Changes to the Rules of Association

The existing Rules of Association are proposed to be changed through a special resolution.

Director Nominations for Election

Nominations for election as a Director are open until 7 days prior to the AGM via the online nomination form. 

Proxy Voting Form

If you are unable to attend you can complete a proxy voting form and return to Board Secretary Natasha Colliver: natasha.colliver@westnet.com.au or to CityHive at 184 Marine Terrace, Geraldton, WA 6530

Board Members and Nominations

Board Nominations

Enquiries

All enquiries about the AGM should be directed to the Board Secretary, Natasha Colliver natasha.colliver@westnet.com.au

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Pollinators Inc AGM

Pollinators Inc is a member-based Incorporated Association and has an Annual General Meeting before the end of April each year. The legal requirement is for the members to consider the accounts of the organisation, elect new Directors and consider any other business.

We also use the AGM as an opportunity to  celebrate the achievements of the previous year, preview the coming year (though these components are not legally required) and generally have an ‘Awesome Gathering of Members’.

Join us! Drinks and nibbles will be available prior and during the AGM at CityHive

Agenda

  1. Informal proceedings, including:
    1. Public release of the consultants (Clear Horizon) evaluation report of Pollinators activities and impact,
    2. Announcements regarding Digital Enterprise Program, Goodness Festival, Catalyst and more for 2014.
  2. Formal proceedings:
    1. Check-in
    2. Present
    3. Apologies
    4. Accepting the previous minutes
    5. Committee Annual Report
    6. 2013 Financial Year Audit Report
    7. Election of Committee Members
    8. Motion to amend Rules of Association (wording of proposed changes to be provided)
    9. Next Meeting
    10. Close and check-out

Changes to the Rules of Association

The existing Rules of Association can be Pollinators_Inc_Assoc_Rules_v2.

Changes have been drafted and can be Constitution Changes_AGM2014_v1.1_ao here. Minor edits may be made, and the Secretary can be contacted to confirm the final version.

Director Nominations for Election

Nominations for election as a Director are open until 7 days prior to the AGM.

Nominees must complete the application form to nominate.

Enquiries

All enquiries about the AGM should be directed to the Secretary, Natasha Colliver, natasha.colliver [at] westnet.com.au

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Members, Friends, and Partners of Pollinators Inc Celebration

Join us! Drinks, nibbles and celebrations at CityHive

Pollinators Inc is a member-based Incorporated Association that nurtures innovations and people who enable healthy resilient communities. We want to celebrate the achievements of the previous year, preview the coming year and generally have an AGMFP (Awesome Gathering of Members, Friends, and Partners) before we have to get down to business and hold our AGM (Annual General Meeting).

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