2019 Blazing Swan AGM

By August 18, 2019 Committee
2019 AGM Crowd

The AGM

The Blazing Swan Inc. 2019 AGM was held at the Swan’s Nest on 4 August. 

In the weeks leading up to the AGM the membership attracted an extra 50 people taking the total membership to 138 members. 

At the meeting, the first item discussed was changes to the constitution. These were reviewed by members and passed with the major item to note being that newly elected committee members will now serve a 2 year term. 

The second item on the agenda was new Treasurer Nimmi Carlose presenting the 2018 – 2019 financial report. For the first time Blazing Swan Inc. presented its members with an audited financial report.

Other financial updates were presented on

  • The new lease agreement for the Nest which was negotiated down in price
  • The purchase of assets including 2 new generators and electrical cabling that will reduce hire costs for Blazing Swan event and can be used to hire to other events throughout the year
  • Savings gained from going to quote on major event hire items

The New Committee

Finally, the election of the new Organisatonal Committee was called. Executive officeholders were all unopposed but passed by majority via a show of hands with the following people taking the exec positions:

  • Chairperson – Vida Barrett
  • Vice Chairperson – Steven Soames
  • Treasurer – Nimmi Carlose
  • Secretary – Pasan Tennekoon

The ordinary committee members were voted on via preferential voting and the following members were elected:

  • Tim Viljoen
  • Sharon Banks
  • Laurie Caddy
  • Anton Lord
  • Justin Crawford
  • Karen Becker
  • Neesh Peacock and
  • Sonia Vivienne-Thorpe.
2019 Blazing Swan Committee
Chairperson – Vida Barrett
Vice Chairperson – Steven Soames
Treasurer – Nimmi Carlose
Secretary – Pasan Tennekoon
Justin Crawford
Sonia Vivienne-Thorpe
Laurie Caddy
Tim Viljoen
Sharon Banks
Neesh Peacock
Karen Becker
Anton Lord

Welcome to our new Committee!

Thank You

A massive thank you to Daniel Taylor, Brooke Sterelli, Matthew Robinson, Cat Conner and all previous committee members and leads for all of your time, dedication and support to get us to where we are now.