Many members don’t really understand the spill and why we want to do it.
Normally it takes years to change the composition of a board particularly when one group have dominated it for years. By calling for a spill – or the removal – of all the directors on the board, we have created an opportunity for members to change the board in one fell swoop. This can happen this year!
The spill means that members get to vote on whether each director is removed or not. It takes a majority 50%+1 of the votes to remove a director. Once removed, the position is declared vacant and new director has to be elected.
If all directors are voted out, then the whole board changes. Members will be able to elect a board that more fairly represents the interests of all members in the society.
The spill is now firmly on the APS Agenda and will be held at the next AGM in early October – or beforehand if we can get enough signatures to Call a General Meeting.
PLEASE SIGN THE CALL FOR A GENERAL MEETING – download here
Members are starting to wake up to what’s happening and realising that they can have a say by exercising their right to vote. At the recent general meeting, an all time record number of members voted, nearly 25%!
We want the next general meeting to be even bigger. We want members to turn out in droves and sign proxies and vote in a new board for a new era.
Help us help you bring in a new board and call a general meeting!
You can read our Statement on why we want the spill – download here