Annual General Meeting 2020

Annual General Meeting 2020

Our valued Members are encouraged to participate in our election process and attend our 2020 Annual General Meeting.

Each year, our valued Members participate in the Directors’ election process and attend the Annual General Meeting.

Since 1976, with the support of our Members, The Wilderness Society has stood at the forefront of Australia’s most historic environmental victories. From the Franklin River, to Fraser Island, to Tasmania’s forests, to the Kimberley, to the Great Australian Bight and numerous World Heritage Areas like Ningaloo Reef and Shark Bay, we’re focussed on bigger picture outcomes. Main image: Bill Doyle

Results of The Wilderness Society Ltd 2020 Election of Directors

In 2020 the elected Directors retiring were Stuart Baird from Tasmania and Craig Zanker from Victoria opening two positions for election.

The following two eligible nominations for the 2020 Election of Directors were received fortwo vacant positions: 

  • Gabrielle Appleby from Tasmania
  • Andrew Barker from Victoria

 Each year Members participate in the election of our Board of Directors, this year the online ballot closed on 19 November with the results declared at The Wilderness Society Ltd AGM on 26 November. Both candidates received ballots in the Election of Directors, allowing them to fill the available positions. With thanks to the 230 Members who participated, the results of the election were:  227 votes - Gabrielle Appleby; and 204 votes - Andrew Barker.

Take a look at the full online ballot results for the 2020 Election of Directors.

Congratulations to the newly elected Directors of the Wilderness Society Ltd Board, declared as Gabrielle Appleby and Andrew Barker! These Directors join continuing Elected Directors,  Leanne Craze and Coral Robinson from New South Wales; Amanda Branley from Western Australia; Sam Rando from Northern Territory/South Australia; Lisa Roberts from Victoria; and one appointed Director, Ben Holgate, on the Board.

View details of the current Board of Directors.

Annual General Meeting

The Wilderness Society Ltd 2020 Annual General Meeting was held by webinar on Thursday, 26 November 2020 at 6:30pm AEDT. The online meeting was managed by Redback Connect supporting participation by all attendees.

Further information

2019 AGM Information

Other Relevant Information

Should you require additional information regarding this year’s Election of Directors or the AGM, please call our Supporter Care team on 1800 030 641.

Note: Wilderness Society Sydney is yet to hold its AGM due to COVID 19. The meeting is set to be held early next year. 

Wilderness Society (Sydney) Inc AGM

Everyday we work to fulfill our Purpose of protecting, promoting and restoring wilderness and natural processes across Australia for the survival and ongoing evolution of life on earth. As a Member, you are a vital part of a broader movement making this happen - we thank you for your support and your interest in the governance of the Wilderness Society.