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NOTICE OF 2020 ASRL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

NOTICE OF 2020 AGM

DATE: 27 JUNE 2020
TIME: 10.00am AEST
LOCATION: Virtual AGM (100% online)

* An open forum for all members will follow the AGM * 
Due to the current health emergency in Australia with the COVID‑19 and the restrictions in place for close proximity, we will be holding a Hybrid (physical location) and Virtual (online facilities) AGM. Our Constitution under “Objects” says that we must “(b) act at all times on behalf of and to represent the interests of the Members and surf rowing throughout Australia and worldwide”. Australian Securities and Investments Commission also has some guidelines on this subject in support of the Hybrid and Virtual AGM during this health emergency in Australia. The electronic vote will be available as required to undertake the business of the meeting.

Call for ASRL Committee Nominations:
In accordance with the ASRL Constitution clause 20, the ASRL Committee hereby calls for nominations for Treasurer and 3 Vice-Presidents. These positions are currently held by Don Alexander – Treasurer, Nick Sampson, Edwina Wright and Rod Costa - Vice-Presidents.

Continuing in their current positions for a further 12 months are Michael Brooks - President, Natasha Tunney - Secretary and Don Cotterill, Grant Wilkinson and Geoff Wilson - Vice-Presidents.

Nominations must be made in writing, signed by 2 current ASRL Members and accompanied by the nominee’s written consent (form available via the link below). Nominations must be delivered to the ASRL Secretary, no later than 28 days prior to the 2020 ASRL Annual General Meeting, ie, 10:00am, 30 May 2020.

TO READ THE FULL NOTICE OF MEETING, FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE POSITIONS VACANT AND TO DOWNLOAD A COPY OF THE NOMINATION FORM, PLEASE CLICK HERE

2020 Surf Boat Online Moment of Reflection

Each season at the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships, it has been our practice in the boat area, to pay our respects to those of the surf boat fraternity who have passed away since the previous season, called the 'Moment of Reflection'
 
This year, due to the cancellation of the 2020 Aussies, we are acknowledging those who have passed with a video via the ASRL website and social media channels, where we can still pause to quietly reflect on our surf boat mates.
 
We sincerely thank those who have assisted in providing the information and photos which has allowed us to prepare this presentation. A special mention to Mike Tamblyn ... this is his baby, and we are proud to continue the tradition in the modified format.
 
Time listings for each reading can be found HERE
Surf Boat Trophies for all occasions

Want to thank a sweep, praise a sponsor, reward a crew or thank a representative from your club?

Mike Tamblyn's Surf Boat Trophies make surf boat trophies to cater to the many aspects of our great sport of surf rowing ranging from :
• A replica trophy to give to a sponsor on boat launching day
• A memento to the person honoured with their name on the new boat
• Appreciation from a crew to their sweep or coach or special individual
• Club presentation night for outstanding crews and perpetual trophies

All our trophies are made from selected Australian timber and materials. Each trophy is individually made to your requirements

Visit www.surfboattrophies.com.au for more information or contact Mike Tamblyn phone 0414 659 701 or email: mike@tamblyn.com.au

AGM 2020
ASRL Statement - May Conference & 2020 AGM

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis the ASRL have made a number of decisions in the best interested of all members, and to follow current state and federal government guidelines.

MAY CONFERENCE

The annual May conference has been postponed with a date to be determined throughout the year. We are aiming for this conference to held in September, although this is pending future state and federal government guidelines.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)

After seeking advice from Dept of Fair Trading NSW we are going to hold our Annual General Meeting as a ‘virtual’ AGM (online only). We are working on confirming the technology to hold the AGM and once we are comfortable with the technology, we will announce a date for this to be held.

The ASRL committee would like to wish the best for our members for the uncertain times ahead. We look forward to seeing you on the beach once again later in the year.

Why I Row Surfboats
Why I row surfboats? by @theevolutionofjen

Stop for a minute and have a read of this ❤ ❤ 

@theevolutionofjen (Jen Davis - Northcliffe SLSC)
Why I row surfboats?

The cancellation of Aussies 2020 has absolutely gutted me as an athlete. Knowing how incredible our season has been & not having the chance to finish it off hits hard. I love competing & I really love winning.

But it also allows for a moment of introspection about why I row surfboats & consider the bigger picture.
I row surfboats because I get to be comfortable with being uncomfortable.

I row surfboats because I get to trust & be trusted... my team mates, my self, my stroke, my training, my coach.

I row surfboats because i get to practice discipline... to get done what is required, to look after myself, to be healthy, to make smart choices to be the best athlete I can be.

I row surfboats because I get to experience that effort equals reward.... that “good luck” tends to favour those who are the most prepared.
I row surfboats because it’s not about me... it’s about my team. Doesn’t matter how hard one of us pulls... if we are not pulling together we’re not going anywhere.

I row surfboats because I get to constantly learn about myself.... how I deal with discomfort, expectation, competition, my resilience.

I row surfboats because it makes me better at life. A better partner (to the right guy). A better employee. A better human.

I row surfboats, so when faced by a completely unprecedented uncomfortable set of circumstances, I can draw on the trust, discipline, team work, preparation & learning required to be the best human I can be to get through it with the rest of the world.

aussies cancelled
SLSA CANCELS 2020 AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS DUE TO COVID-19

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting today advised against holding non-essential, organised public gatherings of more than 500 people. In light of this advice, Surf Life Saving Australia is cancelling the 2020 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships.

The annual championships were due to be held on the Gold Coast in Queensland from April 18-26, with over 6,000 competitors and thousands more family, friends and spectators expected to attend the event.

YOU CAN READ THE FULL ANNOUNCEMENT BY CLICKING HERE

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