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Thursday, 26 November, 2020 10 Kislev 5781

7:30 PM - 9:00 PMMonash Lecture Room



In accordance with section 16.4 of the Constitution as ratified on 2 June 2010 and amended on 29 November 2016, notice is hereby given of the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the ACT Jewish Community Inc.

The meeting will take place as follows:

Date:              Thursday 26 November 2020

Time:             7.30 pm

Place:            National Jewish Memorial Centre, 31 National Circuit, Forrest and via Zoom (COVID-19 restrictions may necessitate a change in arrangements)

In order to constitute a quorum for the AGM, at least 15 financial members must be present. You must be a financial member (Ordinary Member) in order to be eligible to vote. Associate Members are welcome to attend. Persons who are not financial members are welcome to attend the AGM as observers with the leave of the meeting.

If you are not currently financial, you will need to pay your membership dues for 2020‑21 no later than seven days before the AGM. For practical purposes, membership dues must be paid by EFT or in person to the office manager by no later than 4.30 pm on Thursday 19 November 2020.  Please contact the Treasurer if you are experiencing hardship in paying your membership dues. You will need to present a Disability or Age Pension Card to claim the pensioner rate of membership.

Nominations are hereby sought for election at the AGM of the following:

  1. President
  2. Vice-President
  3. Treasurer
  4. Secretary
  5. Assistant Secretary/Assistant Treasurer
  6. Ordinary Board member 


Nominations of candidates for election as Office-Bearers and ordinary Board members must be in writing signed by two financial members of the Association and accompanied by the candidate’s written consent. Nominations must be given to the Secretary, via the office, not less than seven before the AGM, being by close of business (4.30pm) on Thursday 19 November 2020.

A copy of the nomination form is attached or may be obtained from the office at

A list of financial members who are eligible to vote at the 2020 AGM will be provided to the Returning Officers to authorise the handing out of ballot papers. The Returning Officers will then conduct elections.

Any motion for General Business or a motion requiring a Special Resolution should be sent to the Secretary, via the NJMC office, by Thursday, 5 November.

Although not a constitutional requirement, we would greatly appreciate advance notice of any questions that you wish to ask at the AGM being emailed to Veronica Leydman at by 19 November to allow us to provide a comprehensive answer with information that may not be available at the meeting.

If you are available to assist with security on the night or technical help with Zoom please contact Robert at

Due to COVID-19 requirements, registration will be necessary. For technical reasons, you are also asked to register for Zoom attendance so that you will receive the link for the AGM.

I/We wish to register to attend the AGM in person 

I/We wish to register to attend the AGM via Zoom 



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