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Tuesday November 12, 2019

For many associations, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) is not the most popular meeting—it tends to be a very dry and formal process that does not allow for a lot of debate regarding the management of the association. Despite this, all associations need to run AGMs. But what are the protocols to ensure the meeting is run effectively and is compliant with your association’s Constitution? Critical Things You Need to Understand About AGMs What is an AGM and why does your association need ...
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Tuesday November 12, 2019

In a recent meeting with a CEO of an AES member association, the issue of obtaining a quorum to run the Annual General Meeting (AGM) was discussed. At the member association's recent AGM, there were not enough members present to constitute a quorum because the association had adopted the Model Rules. The President was very anxious that the Model Rules allowed only members to attend, rather than a quorum, which he believed posed some risks to the association.  Do you have similar questions ...
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