Constitution updated

1 June 2016

Royal Life Saving Society WA recently updated its Constitution, following a Special General Meeting of Members.

working group led by Director David Cummins completed a review of the Constitution with the Board of Directors proposing changes via a special resolution at the Special General Meeting held on 28th April 2016.

The major changes include:

  • Updates to comply with changes to the Associations Act.
  • The number of Directors was clarified. (minimum of 5 and maximum of 7).
  • Clarification on the number of Directors required for a quorum of the Board (4).
  • Clarification on the number of times the Board shall meet each year (10).
  • Clarification that the CEO shall be present (non-voting) at Board meetings. 
  • Board instead of President to appoint the Chairman of meetings in the absence of the President.
  • Changes to provide consistency, improve grammar and clarity. 

To view an updated version of the Constitution click the link below.