Annual General Meeting 2016

18 November 2016

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2016 was held at the commUnity+ HUB in Deer Park on Thursday, 17 November. The AGM was attended by the commUnity+ board, staff and external stakeholders. Chairperson James McCarthy opened the evening by presenting the annual report 2015-16, which is now available for download on our website -  https://www.comm-unityplus.org.au/about-us/annual-reports. Treasurer Sejla Kadric presented a summary of the financial performance of the year 2015-16, followed by the official proceedings in accordance with the constitution. We welcome two new board members to the commUnity+ board – Nella Bucherri and Susanne Lagena.

Dan Nicholson, Executive Director- Civil Justice, Access & Equity and Executive Director for the Western Suburbs at Victoria Legal Aid, was the guest speaker for the evening. Dan spoke about the Independent Mental Health Advocacy program established at Victoria Legal Aid and provided great insight into the success that his team has been able to achieve in the work they have undertaken so far.

The evening concluded with some delicious nibbles prepared on-site in the commUnity+ HUB function room kitchen by Nayran Tabiei. commUnity+ is very proud to support local small businesses like Nayran’s NT Catering.

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