The Extraordinary General Meeting will be be held at Sport HQ, Parkwest Business Park Dublin 12 on the 11th day of November 2012 at 2 pm.
The purpose of this Extraordinary General Meeting is to amend the Articles of Association to give the Directors/Trustees a term of office of two years.
This action is being taken in accordance with the wishes of the members, as expressed at the 2011 Annual General Meeting, which took place on the 14th August, 2011 at the Roganstown Hotel & Country Club. The following is an explanation of the events which will take place at the EGM.
The proposed amendment to the Articles of Association is as follows:
79.1 The first Directors of the Association shall be Seanna Conway, Kevin Kelly and Vytautas Lukosevicius.
79.1(a) Subject as provided otherwise in these Articles, a Director, shall hold office for a term of two Office Years. Consequently, elections for Directors shall take place in the same year as elections for Chairman, so that the elections for both Directors and Chairman shall occur together on “odd years”
79.1(b) The sole duties and responsibilities of Directors of the Association shall be as follows:
** Please see the following link for the current Articles of Association, in particular pg. 30:
Which states the following:
79.1 The Trustees of the Association shall be Seanna Conway, Kevin Kelly and
Vytautas Lukosevicius whose sole duties and responsibilities as Trustees of
the Association and shall be as follows:
Accordingly, there is currently no provision for a term for the Directors, and the above individuals could be “Directors for life” if not removed from office by way of resignation or for some other legitimate reason.
Therefore, as agreed by the members at the 2011 Annual General Meeting, we are now proposing a term of office of two years for the Directors of the Association.