Botanical Society of South Africa - Kirstenbosch Branch
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Annual General Meeting 2020

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Kirstenbosch Branch of the Botanical Society of South Africa was held electronically on Wednesday 16 September 2020 at 16h00, and attended by 53 members.

Download the Chairman's Report and the Treasurer's Presentation here.

We are pleased to share the results of the voting on the resolutions placed before members. These results consolidate the postal and proxy votes received and the online voting at the AGM meeting, and have been verified by our Branch Manager. Ten postal votes were received plus two proxies, and 42 members voted on Wednesday. In total 54 members voted. The following motions were passed:

    - Approval of the Minutes of the AGM held on 6 July 2019
    - Approval of the Annual Financial Statements for the year ended on 31 March 2020

All nominated Committee Members were elected by a majority vote and we are pleased to announce the 2020-2021 Committee as follows:

    - Carol Cornell
    - Munier Dalwai

    - Keith Kirsten

    - Chris Moir

    - Tom Robbins

    - Jeremy Wiley

The Committee will elect the office bearers at their first meeting of 2020-2021.

Membership Cards

Expired Membership Card Entry Extended
BotSoc members whose old membership cards expired during lockdown will continue to be allowed entry into Kirstenbosch NBG to renew or replace cards until 30 September, and are encouraged to visit the Botanical Society Office between 08h30 and 16h00, Monday to Friday to do this. Please bring valid ID as SANBI gate staff may request to view both.

Download Your Digital ‘Card’
If you're not able to collect your physical plastic card you may download the digital version from the Webtickets website. Download instructions here. If you have issues finding your digital card on the site, please contact Webtickets Support on or 0861 999 710.

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