NRMA AGM RESULTS
Wednesday 27 October 2010: More than 230 NRMA Motoring & Services members
attended todays Annual General Meeting in Wollongong where Members voted to
adopt a new Constitution.
The resolution was passed with 94.9% votes in fovour. A majority vote of 75 per cent was
POLL RESULTS OF NEW CONSTITUTION
Votes FOR the resolution
Votes AGAINST the resolution
Percentage in favour of the resolution
NRMA Motoring & Services President Wendy Machin said the new Constitution was
resoundingly passed by NRMA Members.
We welcome the new constitution, which applies from 1 January 2010, Ms Machin said.
It ensures NRMA keeps pace with governance best-practice and helps the NRMA mould its
services to Members for years to come.
Our members have had their say and we now look forward to implementing our vision for
the future, while remaining focused on delivering the world-class service Members expect
from their NRMA today.
Major changes to the constitution include:
The introduction of a new category of membership, known as an affiliate membership,
providing people with access to member benefits without the right to road assistance or
Four year terms for all Directors (with a maximum of 12 years from first election or
Simplification of the boundaries and election processes
The requirement for all directors to undertake the Australian Institute of Company
Directors course or equivalent within 2 years of election or appointment; and
The provision to potentially appoint one director on the basis of specialist skills or
We will have the flexibility to appoint a special Director to the Board, if required, to help
strengthen the breadth of skills to meet the challenges of the NRMA Group of businesses,
Ms Machin said.
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