To be held on: Tuesday 6th September 2016
Commencing at 12.30pm at Level One, Anvil House, 138 – 140 Wakefield Street, Wellington
- Apologies from Members
- Confirmation of the Minutes of the AGM held on 1 September 2015
- Chair’s Report
- Marketing Strategists Report
- Approve the audited financial statements for the period ended 30 June 2016
- Ratification of Annual Subscription Fees
- Election of Executive Committee
- Election of Office Barers :
- Chair b) Treasurer c) Secretary
- Appointment of Auditor
- Proposed amendments to the Constitution
- General Business
- Close of Meeting.
We will break for afternoon tea Followed by Guest Speaker:
Dr Rosamund Vallings: MNZM, MB BS (Lond), MRCS LRCP, Dip Clin Hyp, BA (Massey)
Dr Vallings has run a medical practice in Auckland since 1966 which for the past 35 years has specialised in those suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME) and related conditions. Dr Vallings has been involved in diagnosing and managing these patients, running regular seminars for these patients and producing an education booklet and a number of information sheets. Dr Vallings has published two books –‘Diagnosis and management of CFS/ME’ and ‘”Managing ME/CFS” a guide for young people.’
Dr Vallings is the medical adviser to the ANZMES–the national organisation supporting those with CFS/ME and has been involved in GP and student education at the University of Auckland speaking to medical groups around NZ. Dr Vallings has regularly attended international CFS/ME conferences and presented papers.She has visited a number of CFS/ME centres overseas and maintains contact with many overseas CFS/ME organisations
Dr Vallings is a member of the International Association for CFS/ME (IACFS), has reviewed the overseas guidelines for diagnosis and management of CFS/ME for the NZ Guidelines Group, with a view to providing a set of NZ Guidelines. Dr Vallings is also a co-author of the IACFS/ME Physicians’ Primer, and has participated in the international group producing the Canadian and International Consensus Definitions for CFS/ME. She is currently involved with an international group writing a Paediatric Primer for Physicians and has frequently been involved in collaborative research both in New Zealand and overseas.
In January 2008, Dr Vallings was awarded Membership of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to CFS/ME.
Nominations for the Executive Committee
Your Vote is Important: Any individual member shall be eligible for election to the Executive.
Each financial member present, whether individual, family or organisational, shall be entitled to one vote. All members will be sent a list of nominees by email or post. If you do not receive the nominee list, please contact the secretary below.
If you are unable to attend the meeting, you are encouraged to provide a written vote by proxy. This may be done by email or post but must be received by the Secretary by 12.00 pm on Friday 2nd September 2016.
Post to: The Secretary Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
P.O. Box 13-029, Johnsonville,