You’re invited to our AGM – Oct 21st @ 5:30pm

October 12, 2016 at 2:25 am


It’s that time of the year again. We are holding our AGM on the 21st of October at 5:30pm. It will take place in the Arcade Room on Level 1 of the Matthews Building (F23 on this campus map, underneath the U-shaped pavilion E24a). There will be drinks and snacks!

How to get there
Option 1.
Come in through the food court from the Chancellery walk between C24 and E24a, then go through the door on your left (next to the salad bar). The Arcade room is the wooden door on your right (opposite room 125).
Option 2. Get into the Matthews building from the Library Road side (walkway next to Post Office and then go into the building on your right). Then turn left at the end of the hall. The Arcade room will be the wooden door on your left (opposite room 125).

This will be a great opportunity for you to find out what we’ve been up to, what we are planning to do and if you want, to get more involved with us! And if you are new to Sydney SCB it’s the best opportunity to meet us and find out what we’re all about.

All our board positions will be open for anyone who is interested. Here is a quick description of the positions:

Sydney SCB positions
President – organise meetings, represent Sydney SCB at external meetings, coordinate chapter
Vice-president – support president and step in if needed
Secretary – take minutes at meetings, handle memberships and mailing lists
Treasurer – handle income/expenses
Communications officer – ensure our presence and activity on social media and website

UNSW ARC positions
President – organise meetings etc (usually same person as Sydney SCB president)
Secretary – take minutes at meetings, handle memberships (usually same person as Sydney SCB secretary)
Treasurer – handle income/expenses and prepare reports for Arc (usually same person as Sydney SCB treasurer)
ARC delegate – handle communications with ARC, represent Sydney SCB at ARC meetings, and take care of re-affiliation yearly

If you are interested in promoting wildlife conservation in the Sydney region and want to get more involved with the Society for Conservation Biology, please feel free to nominate yourself for any of the above positions. Please send nominations to (email subject: Syd SCB board position nomination) by 3pm on the 20th of October.

If you can not attend our AGM, you can still nominate yourself and you can also vote by proxy. We will send out the nominations in the morning of the 21st and you are welcome to send your vote through to one of us for proxy vote.

Hope to see many of you there and to welcome lots of new motivated people to our board!
Your Sydney SCB team