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Ordinary General Meeting

Friday 22 December 2017 11:00am

Teleconference

Meeting chair

Greg McNamara

Minutes status

Accepted 28/11/2018
Attachment Size
Signed minutes of foundation meeting 260.08 KB

Agenda items

Purpose of meeting

The Australian Organic Industry Working Group was formed in December 2016 with a goal of working with the organic industry to form a peak representative body. With the assistance of Tony Webster and the Policy Partners Team, leaders of the organic industry undertook a process of consultation and held numerous workshops to set the path of the body.

Motion

To incorporate the Australian Industry Working Group by establishing a NSW incorporation to be named the Organic Industries Australia Incorporated. Ann Brownjohn to be appointed as the manager of this process.

Discussion

The Executive Committee of the Australian Organic Industry Working Group requested the Governance Committee review governance arrangements for the group. Following on from this review and discussions at today's meeting, the Executive Committee will establish a NSW Incorporated Association.

Motion proposed
Sam Statham
Motion seconded
Marg Will
Resolved
Motion carried

Attended - Others

Individual/Representative Reason for attending
Greg McNamara Chair, Australian Organic Industry Working Group
Mark Anderson Australian Organic Industry Working Group
Anni Brownjohn Australian Organic Industry Working Group
Peter Longhurst Australian Organic Industry Working Group
Chris McLoughlin Australian Organic Industry Working Group
Susan Shelton Australian Organic Industry Working Group
Sam Statham Australian Organic Industry Working Group
Marg Will Australian Organic Industry Working Group
Tony Webster Convenor