b'Executive briefASEG newsExecutive briefThe Federal Executive of the ASEG (FedEx)Membership Please also remember early and mid-is the governing body of the ASEG. It meetscareer members can join the ASEG Young once a month, via teleconference, to see toAt the time of this report, the SocietyProfessional Network https://www.the administration of the Society. This briefhad 671 Members. This is up 0.3%aseg.org.au/about-aseg/aseg-young-reports on the monthly meetings that werefrom the same time last year. Overallprofessionals.held in February and March 2019. We hopemembership numbers are down with you find these short updates valuable. If32% of Members yet to renew inSurveythere is more you would like to read about2019.Ifyoure reading this and you on a regular basis please contact Megan onhavent renewed your membership yetIn the near future you will receive a short fedsec@aseg.org.au please do! Thanks to all our renewedmembership survey. Your feedback is Members and Corporate Members forimportant to the Federal Executive and Finances their continued support in 2019. we appreciate you taking the time to There are many avenues to stay connectedcomplete the survey.The Societys financial position at the endwith ASEG including this brilliantMegan Nightingaleof January 2019: magazine, our fantastic website and ourSecretaryYear to date income: $100 496 wonderful newsletter. You can also followfedsec@aseg.org.auus on social mediasearch for Australian Year to date expenditure: $14 393 Society of Exploration Geophysics. We are Net Assets: $831 452 on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.Notice of Annual General Meeting (AGM)The 2019 AGM of the Australian Societyall volunteers and ASEG Members are(v)the Chair of the State Branch of Exploration Geophysicists (ASEG)encouraged to consider volunteeringCommittees, andwill be held at Geoscience Australia infor a position on the Executive or(vi)up to three others to be determined Canberra on April 4 2019. The meetingon one of its committees. Currentby the Federal Executive.will be hosted by the ACT Branch. Detailsmembers are listed in Preview; please will be supplied via email. Drinks will becontact one of them if you wish toThese officers are appointed by the available from 16.00 and the meeting willknow more about volunteering forFederal Executive from the volunteers begin at 16.30. your society. Self-nominations arewishing to serve the Society.The business of the Annual Generalencouraged. Nominations for all positions (except Meeting will be: In accordance with Article 8.2 of thePast President) are very welcome. PleaseTo confirm the minutes of the lastASEG Constitution The electedforward the name of the nominated preceding general meeting; members of the Federal Executive arecandidate and the position nominatingTo receive from the Federal Executivedesignated as Directors of the Society forfor, along with the names of two reports on the activities of the Societythe purposes of the [Corporations] Act. Members who are eligible to vote (as during the last preceding financial year; The Federal Executive comprises up toProposers), to the Secretary:To receive and consider the financial12 members, and includes the followingMegan Nightingaleaccounts and audit reports that arefour elected members:- ASEG Secretaryrequired to be submitted to MembersCare of the ASEG Secretariatpursuant to the Constitution and to law; (i) a President, To consider and if agreed approve any(ii)a President Elect, PO Box 576changes to the ASEG Constitution; (iii)a Secretary, and Crows Nest To report the ballot results for the(iv)a Treasurer. NSW, 1585election of the new office holders forTel: (02) 9431 8622the Federal Executive; These officers are elected annually by aFax: (02) 9431 8677 To confirm the appointment of auditorsgeneral ballot of Members. Dr Ted TyneEmail:fedsec@aseg.org.aufor 2018. was elected as President-Elect in 2018Nominations must have been received and as such will stand for the position ofvia post, fax or email no later than COB The AGM will be proceeded by a scientificPresident. Tuesday 7th March 2019. Positions for presentation. Dr Steve Hill, Chief Scientistwhich there are multiple nominations at Geoscience Australia, will be the guestThe following offices are also recognised:speaker and there are plans underway towill then be determined by ballot of have the talk live-streamed. (i) Vice President, Members and the results declared at the (ii)the Immediate Past President (unlessAnnual General Meeting.otherwise a member of the Federal Invitation for candidates for theExecutive), Proxy forms and further details of the Federal Executive (iii)the Chair of the Publicationsmeeting will be sent to Members prior Committee, to the meeting by email, and made Members of the Federal Executive(iv)the Chair of the Membershipavailable to Members on the Societys serve in an honorary capacity. They areCommittee, website.APRIL 2019 PREVIEW 4'