The date for AABR’s Annual General Meeting, (aka Awesome Get-together with Mates) will be held in the glorious Maiden Theatre at the Royal Botanic Gardens on Saturday 17th November from 10am-12.
For this year’s AGM, AABR has secured guest speaker Maurizio Rossetto, PhD,Senior Principal Research Scientist, Manager Evolutionary Ecology (National Herbarium of NSW) & Honorary Professor (The University of Queensland). Maurizio will be speaking on Restore & Renew, the RBGS’s flagship program.
If you’d like to make it a family affair there are activities on whilst the AABR AGM is in action to entertain your partner and progeny, an exhibition, Plants with Bite, and a Sustainable Living : Introduction to foraging Garden Walk see the RBGS What’s On for bookings
After the AGM socialising and a BYO picnic are planned, bring a plate to share for a bush regenerators buffet, a rug to sit on, a thermos of your favourite beverage or your keepcup to grab a cuppa from the café (100m from the Maiden theatre).
If the weather turns wet there are some wet weather options that can be discussed and finalised on the day including taking the picnic on board a Manly Ferry or retiring to one of the local pubs with a beer garden.
What ever the weather it will be a great opportunity to catch up and hear about the AABR year that has been and the plans for the future.
Can you please let us know if you’re coming to the AGM and/or the picnic so we can organise the venues. Free Tickets for the AGM and/or picnic are here.
The agenda for the AGM is
- 10am Welcome
- 10:05-11am Guest Speaker Maurizio Rossetto, Q & A and discussion
- 11-11:45 AGM
- Attendance & apologies
- Minutes of previous AGM held 19/9/17
- Business Arising from previous minutes
- Achievements of the year- Tein McDonald
- Financial Report – Suzanne Pritchard
- Election of Office Bearers- (Nomination forms are here)
- Executive: President, Secretary, Treasurer
- Committee-at least 2
- Public Officer
- 11:45 Future Directions
- 12pm Meeting close
- Adjourn to gardens for picnic and socialising