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Committee of Management & AGMs

Committee 2017-2018

President John Sullivan
Vice President Ivan Radywonik
Secretary Susan Jensen
Treasurer Julie Ackland 
Ordinary Members Greg Davies 
Peter Emery
John Stewart

August 2016 Committee Changes

Vice-President – Ivan Radywonik has assumed the position after Brad Smith has stepped down. We thank Brad for his contribution and to Ivan for stepping up.

 Ordinary Members – Ian McKean has stepped down from his role as an Ordinary Member. We thank Ian for his support of AUSOM. If any members are interested in supporting AUSOM by serving on Committee, please contact any current committee members.

AGM May 7, 2016

The Annual General Meeting of AUSOM Incorporated was held at 12:00 noon on Saturday May 7, 2016 at the NewHope Baptist Church, 3-7 Springfield Road, Blackburn North.

Results of the Election of Committee members, 2016-2017

There were more nominations for the role of President than positions available, so an election for President was held. Congratulations to the following newly elected Committee.

Committee 2016-2017

President Isabel Collins
Vice President Brad Smith
Secretary Pam Doughty
Assistant Secretary Julie Ackland 
Treasurer Julie Ackland 
Ordinary Members Colette Connolly
Jan Dods
Ian McKean
Peter Emery

Committee 2015-2016

President Philip Richardson 
Vice President Ngaire Denne 
Secretary Isabel Collins 
Treasurer Julie Ackland 
Ordinary Members Peter Carter 
Marion Egerton 
Douglas Rutter 
Steve Stretton 

Committee 2014-2015

President Philip Richardson 
Vice President Robin Helmond
Secretary Colette Connolly (Assistant Secretary: Isabel Collins)
Treasurer Julie Ackland (following Alan Brown stepping down)
Ordinary Members Peter Carter 
Marion Egerton 
Douglas Rutter 
Steve Stretton

Committee 2013-2104

President Kevin Blazé
Vice President Damian Vuleta
Secretary Sue Keable
Treasurer Graeme Adam
Ordinary Members Angela Cumming
Ian McKean
Eva Wynn
Steve Stretton


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Sat 5 May 2018
AUSOM Main Meeting

Main Presentation: AUSOM’s AGM (11:00 am)
Other SIGs and activities as usual.

Wed 9 May 2018
AUSOM Retirees and Others at Balwyn

Session 1 (10 – 10.50am approx):
Morning tea break 10:50 – 11:10
Session 2 (11:10 – 12 noon):

Tue 15 May 2018
"Everything Apple" at Melbourne PC User Group

Questions and discussion around macOS, iOS and anything else related to Apple products
There will be a 10 min tea break half way through and time for questions at the end.

Tue 15 May 2018
AUSOM Committee Meeting

The next meeting of AUSOM Committee will be held
5:45 pm for 6:00 pm start

Please advise items for consideration by the Sunday before the meeting date.
Items received after that date will be considered at the following monthly Committee meeting.

Email: secretary@ausom.net.au

Thu 17 May 2018
AUSOM Mornington Group

Session 1 (6:30 – 7:30pm)
Refreshment break 7:20 – 8:30
Session 2 (7:40 – 8:30 pm):
Small Groups: Hands-0n for iPad and macs

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