Annual General Meeting 2013

The Central Ranges Local Learning and Employment Network Incorporated held its 2013 annual general meeting on:

Date: 14 May 2013
Location: The Golden Reign Room, Kilmore Trackside, Kilmore

Meeting Summary

The 2013 annual general meeting opened with a briefing of members about the results of the work of the LLEN in 2012 and the trends we have seen developing over the last 10 years. Strategies for the final year of the current four year strategic plan were also outlined.

Ordinary business included:

  • confirmation of the minutes of the 2012 annual general meeting and any other general meeting held since
  • committee reports of the transactions of the association during the financial year 2012
  • election of officers of the association
  • appointment of an auditor of the association for the year
  • receipt and consideration of the statement submitted by the association in accordance with section 30[3] of the act.

Guest Speakers

  • John Thomas – Eduction and Training Manager – Kyneton Community Learning Centre


Christine Cox Trailblazer Awards

Each year the Central Ranges LLEN Board recognises people (professionals or volunteers) who have demonstrated excellent leadership in achieving education, training and employment opportunities for local young people.  Each recipient is awarded the Christine Cox Trailblazer Award, and receives $500 towards their strategic projects that support local young people.  This year the award underwent a name change to be named after founding board member and staff member Christine Cox.  Christine worked tirelessly to facilitate training and employment opportunities, especially through the Lower Hume VET and Pathways Cluster and is recognised for her outstanding achievements in our local community.

The Trailblazer award winners for 2013 are:

  • Rowena Naufal, Murrindindi Training Institute – for leadership in the development of new curriculum, successful grant and partnership development
  • John Thomas, Kyneton Community Learning Centre – for leadership in the development of two new flexible learning programs aimed at disengaged young people and for leading the Macedon Ranges Training Needs Analysis and Learn Local Strategic Planning project.

Elected Board members

The following nominees were elected to the board for two years till May 2015:

Schools: Tony Gooden
TAFE: Jenny Jackson
Local Government: John Walsh
Community Agency: Tricia Quibell
Community Member Representative: Mike Dalmau

Chair & CEO Reports

The Annual Report was presented to members and guests at the 2013 AGM. Highlights included:

  • Murrindindi Training Needs Analysis report
  • Development of Macedon Ranges Flexible Learning Options programs
  • Lower VET and Pathways Cluster
  • Koorie Pathways Program Celebration Day in Seymour
  • Macedon Ranges Training Needs Analysis and Learn Local Strategic Planning Project
  • Murrindindi Training Institute
  • Macedon Ranges Youth Partnerships project

The 2012 Annual Report

The AGM Presentation

Reports from past annual general meetings

Review the summary and results for the 2012 Annual General Geeting