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Club : Economics and Econometrics
DATE: 17 Aug 2020 - 17 Aug 2020
TIME: 4:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Location : Zoom

AGENDA OF GENERAL MEETING OF THE SYDNEY UNVERSITY ECONOMICS AND ECONOMETRICS SOCIETY
TO BE HELD AT:  4:45PM MONDAY 17TH AUGUST ON ZOOM
(Link will be emailed out 24 hours before)
 

  1. OPENING AND WELCOME
  2. APOLOGIES AND LEAVES OF ABSENCE
  3. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING & BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
Please find minutes of the previous meeting here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ANYGqyVivGlIGkGAB4-KVsRddOFSMZQo/view?usp=sharing
  1. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS:
The following amendments to the constitution are proposed:
  1. Changes to the composition of the executive.
 
Section 4.1 currently reads:
4.1       The Society shall have an Executive consisting of:
 
  1. President
  2. Vice President (Sponsorship)
  3. Vice President (Education)
  4. Vice President (Careers)
  5. Secretary
  6. Treasurer
  7. Social Media and Marketing Director
  8. Two (2) Social Directors
  9. Publications Director
       x)        Up to two (2) General Executive Members
Section 4.1 shall be amended to read:
  1. President
  2. Vice President
  3. Secretary
  4. Treasurer
  5. Careers Director
  6. Education Director
  7. Social Director
  8. Media Director
  9. School Relations
 
  1. Changes to the duties of the Vice President (if Constitution Amendment A is passed). 
 
Section 5.2 currently reads:
5.2  The Vice-President(s) shall:
 
i)     Deputise for the President
ii)         Sponsorship: Liaise on behalf of the Society with sponsors
iii)        Careers: Ensure the provision of information relevant to the interest of members of the Society
iv)        Education: Plan events consistent with the aims of the Society
Section 5.2 shall be amended to read:
5.2  The Vice-President(s) shall:
 
  1. Deputise for the President
  2. Sponsorship: Liaise on behalf of the Society with sponsors
 
 
 
  1. A Section 5.5 shall be added and shall read:
 
  1. The School Relations shall:
  1. Liaise with the School of Economics on behalf of the Society on matters which include but are not limited to: all society functions where assistance from the School is necessary
 
 
  1. Changes to the name of the Society.
 
The current full name of the Society is ‘The Sydney University Economics and Econometrics Society’ and abbreviates to EcoSoc.
 
The full name of the Society shall be amended to ‘The Sydney University Economics Society’ and abbreviate to EconSoc.
 
 
  1. ELECTION OF HONORARY MEMBERS
Section 3.1 (iii) of the Constitution provides: “Honorary Membership can be granted to any person by a two-thirds majority vote at a General Meeting. Honorary Membership may be terminated by a two-thirds majority vote at a General Meeting. Honorary Members are only eligible to hold Executive positions, vote in elections or vote at meetings of the Society if they qualify for Ordinary Membership of the Society.”
 
  1. GENERAL BUSINESS
  2. DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
  3. CLOSE OF MEETING