PRIMARY ENGLISH TEACHING ASSOCIATION AUSTRALIA LIMITED
ABN 36 002 557 075
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Members of Primary English Teaching Association Australia Limited (PETAA) will be held via Zoom on Thursday 23 July 2020 at 5 pm AEST.
Agenda — Ordinary business
1—Reports: To receive and consider the Directors’ Report, the Financial Statements and the Audit Report (.pdf 8MB) for year ended 31 December 2019.
2—Declaration of Election of Directors: All current financial members of PETAA will have the opportunity to vote via a locked and confidential email ballot to select their choice of two Directors prior to the meeting. The successful candidates from that ballot will each be elected by resolution at the AGM.
Voting is now open and will remain open until Tuesday 21 July 2020 at 5:00pm AEST. Please note that no voting on the resolutions for Directors will take place during the AGM. Members wishing to vote must do so prior to the close of voting at 5pm on 21 July 2020.
Voting at the AGM
If voting is required at the AGM (for example, on a procedural matter), voting will be as directed by the Chair of the Meeting via the Members and Representatives present in person (via Zoom) as per Rule 23d) of the Constitution. If a poll is required, proxies will be exercised.
In accordance with Rule 4a) of the Constitution, a Member that is a body corporate may appoint an individual as Representative by submitting appropriate notice to the Secretary.
In accordance with Rule 25 of the Constitution, a Member not able to attend the meeting in person or via Representative may appoint a proxy, who does not need to be a Member, to act on their behalf. To be effective, Proxy Forms (completed and signed) must be received by PETAA at the address given on the Proxy Form by no later than 5PM AEST on Tuesday 21 July 2020. There is no option to direct the proxy how to vote on the Director appointment resolutions as the vote on those resolutions will be completed prior to the meeting by direct voting. Note: the only proxy at the meeting who must vote in a poll, and then only if the proxy is directed how to vote by the Member, is the chair of the meeting. Details of appointing a proxy are set out in the Proxy Form (.pdf 128 kB).
Some further explanatory notes are provided below.
Issued under a resolution of the Board.
Company Secretary, PETAA
The four candidates seeking election to the PETAA Board in 2020 are Tanya Abell (QLD), Mardi Gorman (VIC), Melanie McDonald (QLD and Jan Warhurst (NSW).
Learn more about the 2020 candidates