Assisi Aid Projects Annual Report 2016 - Page 13

Annual General Meeting Date: Saturday 26th November 2016 Time: 10:00 am Location: Ground floor, Ross House 247-251 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000. Please RSVP before November 24th. Contact number for the day is: 0423 593 312. New in 2016 ELECTION OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS Jayshree Mangubhai Beth Sargent Jayshree is a Senior Human Rights Adviser with the Secretariat of the Pacific Community. She has over 15 years of experience working in the human rights and development sectors in India and across South Asia, and previously held the position of Policy and Advocacy Officer, South Asia with Christian Aid. Beth has over 14 years experience working in international aid and development and public policy. Most recently, Beth worked as Head of Policy and Advocacy at ACFID. Beth has a MA in Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development and a BA in Arts and Public Policy. Judith Ascroft Sunita Varlamos Judith is a senior executive with expertise in international development and public health. Judith is currently an independent consultant and most recently has been Team Leader of a major DFAT initiative in Indonesia and the CEO of Nossal Institute Limited, University of Melbourne. Sunita has held senior management roles and led projects with community organisations in both Australia and South East Asia. Sunita currently works at Save the Children Australia in the area of Corporate Engagement and Volunteer Management. Brigid Mulcahy, Dione Brooks, Judith Ascroft, Beth Sargent, Amanda Scothern, Tim Chapman, Nimarta Khuman and Philippa Sholl have completed their terms in office. They have all offered themselves for re-election to the Committee. BUSINESS OF MEETING 1. To approve the minutes of the previous annual general meeting; 2. To receive from the Committee any reports on the transactions of the association during the preceding financial year, prepared for this purpose; 3. To receive and consider the statement submitted by the association in accordance with section 30(3) of the Act; and 4. To appoint members to the Committee, if applicable under rule 11.2(d). We welcome the opportunity to engage with you, our members and supporters. Please contact us on Tel: (03) 9650 1291 or via email: assisi@assisi.org.au Providing feedback Nimarta Khuman Lin Sun (Finance Manager) Nimarta has ten years of experience in technical, coordination and management roles in international development and humanitarian relief. Nimarta’s experience extends across health, governance, microfinance and gender; working with NGOs, government and private sector. She has worked on global programming with a focus on East and South Asia and is currently a consultant in the sector. Lin is Finance Manager at Live & Learn Environmental Education and is a member of CPA Australia. She has a Masters of Business and 9 years experience in the finance and not-for-profit sector. Assisi Aid Projects is a signatory to the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) Code of Conduct, which defines minimum standards of governance, management and accountability for non-government development organisations. Our voluntary adherence to the Code of Conduct demonstrates our commitment to ethical practice and public accountability. Assisi welcomes the opportunity to listen to, and respond to, concerns and complaints. To raise a concern, please contact Assisi Aid Projects on (03) 9650 1291 or via email: assisi@assisi.org.au. Information about how to make a complaint about a breach of the Code of Conduct can be found at www.acfid.asn.au. 13