Irish Angus Cattle Society

Irish Angus Cattle Society AGM / SGM and Region Council Election Information

IRISH ANGUS CATTLE SOCIETY

24 HAWTHORN CRESCENT, BOYLE RD, CARRICK-ON-SHANNON.

TEL: 071 96 20253  Email: office@irishangus.ie

November 9th `21

To: Irish Angus Society Members

Re: Irish Angus Cattle Society AGM, SGM & Elections to Irish Angus Council

Dear Member,

Please find outlined below details regarding the upcoming AGM / SGM and the position regarding Council elections / vacancies arising in your region.

Annual General Meeting

The AGM of the Irish Angus Cattle Society will take place on Thursday December 16th in the Creggan Court Hotel Athlone starting at 8pm. The full AGM agenda will be published at a later date.

Special General Meeting

An SGM of the Irish Angus Cattle Society will take place immediately after the AGM on Thursday December 16th. The proposed rule changes which will be for consideration at the SGM will be published at a later date.

Irish Angus Council Vacancies & Election Information by Region

Below, please find outlined the position regarding Council vacancies / elections in your region and the nomination process involved and also see the attached nomination paper.

Connaught / Ulster Region          4 Seats to Fill (4 full term)

The following Council Members current term expires at the AGM. They are all eligible for re-election.              Kevin Diffley, Gerry Kilgallon, Pat Murphy & Padraig O`Connor

A meeting of this region will take place in the Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon on Tuesday night Nov 23rd    starting at 8pm. Nominations for the Council positions for this region close by 5pm on Tuesday November 16th Please see nomination form underneath and note conditions of nomination. Completed nominations must be returned to the Society Office.

Leinster Region                2 Seats to Fill (1 full term & 1 part term casual vacancy)

The following Council Member(s) current term expires at the AGM. They are all eligible for re-election.

John O`Sullivan

Note Oliver Dunne was proposed by the Leinster Region to complete the term of the late Hugh McGowan RIP.  This casual Council vacancy position will also to be ratified at this meeting.

A meeting of this region will take place in the Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise on Wednesday night Nov 24th    starting at 8pm. Nominations for this region close by 5pm on Wednesday November 17th. Please see nomination form underneath and note conditions of nomination. Completed nominations must be returned to the Society Office.

Munster Region               4 Seats to Fill (2 full term & 2 part term casual vacancy)

The following Council Member(s) current term expires at the AGM. They are all eligible for re-election.         Gerard Hogan

Note Gerard Coughlan was proposed by the Munster Region to complete the term of Pat Noonan.  This casual Council vacancy position will also have to be ratified at this meeting.

Note Timmie Taylor was proposed by the Munster Region to complete the term of Aidan Moloney.  This casual vacancy Council position expires at the AGM so this election is for a full-term seat.

Note Sean Cronin was proposed by the Munster Region to complete the term of Michael Cronin (Since diseased RIP). This casual vacancy Council position will also have to be ratified at this meeting.

A meeting of this region will take place VIA Zoom on Thursday night Nov 25th starting at 8pm. Nominations for this region close by 5pm on Thursday November 18th Please see nomination form on Irish Angus Website and note conditions of nomination. Completed nominations must be returned to the Society Office.

Please contact the Society Office to request a Zoom Link for this meeting by 5pm on Wednesday November 24th

Note Re Nominations:

This nomination must have the name and address of the proposer and seconder and the signed statement from the candidate agreeing to act on Council if elected.

Note: An outgoing Council Member who is eligible for re election does not need a written nomination.

All nominated candidates and outgoing Council Members who are eligible for election will be notified by the Society Office regarding all who are nominated immediately on the close of nominations.

Regards,

Patsy Keenan

Secretary, Irish Angus Cattle Society.

IRISH ANGUS CATTLE SOCIETY

COUNCIL ELECTION

Text Box: I would like to nominate ……………………………. Herd Prefix……………………….
Mobile Number: ………………………………………
to serve on Council for the ………………………………………………. Region
NOMINATION PAPER

Proposer: ……………………………………………         Herd Prefix………………………………

Address: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Signature:………………………………………………

Seconder………………………………………………      Herd Prefix…………………………………

Address: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Text Box: Declaration by Nominee
I consent to be nominated for the above position and agree to serve on Council if elected. I have read and confirm that I satisfy Rule 46 of the Rules of the Society concerning Eligibility for Election to The Council of IACS. 
Nominee Signature……………………………………………………………………
Signature:…………………………………………………

Completed nomination form must be returned to the Irish Angus Cattle Society, 24 Hawthorn Crescent, Boyle Rd, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon by the following date:

  • Connaught Region             Tuesday November 16th, 2021 (by 5pm)
  • Leinster Region                   Wednesday November 17th 2021 (by 5pm)
  • Munster Region                  Thursday November 18th 2021 (by 5pm)
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