Monday, May 31, 2010

Minutes of ICS PA AGM (09-10)

Friday, May 28, 2010, 7:30 pm
ICS Chapel, 5/F

1. Quorum was met for the AGM meeting with 53 member proxies received and 12 members in attendance (total 65). There were several conflicting events scheduled for the same evening resulting in a poor showing.

2. Pastor Fai Chan was invited to open the AGM with a prayer.

3. 2008-09 AGM minutes were reviewed, Kirby proposed to accept and no objection received. Minutes passed.

4. Marlon Cheung (Chairman) gave his report for the year 2009-10.

5. PA Finance Report (as of 4/30) was reviewed and about $10,000 more in expenses expected to be claimed will change totals of campus spending.

6. Queenie Wong, Election Committee Chair, took the floor to present the nominees for the Executive Committee election. As there were fewer nominations than the vacancies, all nominations were accepted –Vice Chair: Fai Chan; Treasurer: Kirby Chan; Kindergarten Rep: Ruby Lam; Elementary Reps: Maria Lau, Monic Mou, Penny Yue, and Andrew Ngo (moving up from Kindergarten); Secondary Reps: Vanessa Yun; (re-elected): Rosemary Choi, and Becky Su

Therefore, the new EXCO members for 2010-11 were announced – Chairman: Marlon Cheung; Vice Chair: Jacquelyn Yu, Fai Chan; Treasurer: Kirby Chan; Secretary: (vacant); Secondary Representatives: Louisa Lee, Becky Su, Rosemary Choi, Vanessa Yun, (two vacancies); Elementary Representatives: Melody Funk, Andrew Ngo, Maria Lau, Monic Mou, Penny Yue, (one vacancy); Kindergarten Representatives: Ruby Lam, (one vacancy); Prayer Group Coordinators: Phyllis Fung, (one vacancy)

7. AOB - PARC (PA Reform Committee) is planning future meetings. PARC and teachers reps. are exchanging proposed future PA/PTA constitution drafts. Once they have reached consensus, PARC then can present it to the PA members for decisions. Current PARC structure: Dr. Jimmy Fung (non PA EXCO) as Chairman, Alex Hung (PA EXCO) as secretary, Marlon Cheung (PA EXCO), Rosemary Choi (PA EXCO), Queenie Wong (non PA EXCO) and Annie Wong (non PA EXCO).

8. As there was no further business, the Chairman invited Vice Chairman Kirby Chan to close the AGM meeting at 8:25pm.

AGM (2009-10) Minutes

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Dear Parents,

As ICS continues to expand, so does our need for parental involvement. Involvement in the ICS Parent Association allows parents to voice their concerns and ideas. It is also an opportunity for parents to be part of their child’s school life.

As we look forward to the next school year, it is time to choose new members for some of the positions on the Executive Committee (ExCo). If you would like to serve for a term in ExCo or know another member of the Parent Association you would like to recommend to serve, please read the nomination material and complete the Nomination Form that is posted on the ICS Intranet .

For the 2010-11 academic school year, the following positions are up for re-election or are open.

- Vice-Chairperson (1)
- Secretary (1)
- Treasurer (1)
- Campus Representatives: Kindergarten (2), Elementary (4), Secondary (4)

Please return all Nomination Forms to the “PA Election Committee” by May 26, 2010. Please e-mail to the “PA Election Committee” or put the Nomination Form in an envelope marked “PA - Election”, and send it to school with your child. For Secondary parents, your child can give the envelope to the School Office.

The election will take place on 28th May, 2010, at the school chapel 5th floor, begins at 7:30 p.m. Any last minute nominations can be written in on the ballot at the meeting. We hope to see you there. Please contact the “PA Election Committee” if you have any questions.

If you are not able to attend the PA AGM, you are encouraged to download, and send back the filled PROXY form to the Election Committee Chair!

PA Election Committee:
Chair Queenie Wong
The ICS PA AGM will be held on the 28th May 2010, 7:30 - 8:30 PM at the ICS Chapel, 5th Floor.

Please download, fill out and return a Proxy form if you won't be able to attend. This will facilitate the election of new Executive Committee members.

The Chairman's report, finance report, AGM Agenda, Nomination documents and list of available committee positions all available here: PA Documents