Annual General Meeting 2012

The Central Ranges Local Learning and Employment Network (Central Ranges LLEN) held its 2012 annual general meeting on:

Date: 15 May 2012
Location: Stonelea Country Estate, Alexandra

Meeting summary

The 2012 annual general meeting opened with a briefing of members about the results of the work of the LLEN in 2011 and the trends we have seen developing over the last 9 years. Strategies for the next two years were also outlined.

Ordinary business included:

  • confirmation of the minutes of the 2011 annual general meeting and any other general meeting held since
  • committee reports of the transactions of the association during the financial year 2011-2012
  • 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

  • Heather Byrne, CEO of Alexandra Hospital – Murrindindi Training Institute
  • Katrina Bendeman, Operations Manager – North East Publishing social enterprise.

Presentation by NEP AGM presentation 2.9 MB

Trailblazer Awards

Each year the association recognises people (professionals or volunteers) who help to  create education, training and employment opportunities for local young people. They are awarded the Trailblazer Award, and receive $500 towards their strategic projects that support local young people.

The Trailblazer award winners for 2012 are:

  • Jim Alsop, Broadford Secondary College – for leadership of the Central Ranges Trade Training Centre Consortium
  • Lia Comodo, Sacred Heart College Kyneton – for leadership in the development of the Macedon Ranges VET Cluster and VET Co-ordinators
  • Brad Quilliam, North East Publishing, Kinglake – for the creation and development of the Social Enterprise North East Publishing which offers training and employment options for young people and community affected by bushfire.

See Kyneton Connect article on Trailblazer award winner Lia Comodo

Elected Board members

The following nominees were elected to the board for two years till May 2014:

Industry/Employee Representative: Doreen Power
Koorie representative: Alice Solomon

Chair & CEO Reports

The Annual Report was presented to members and guests at the 2012 AGM. Highlights included the development of the first VET Cluster in Macedon Ranges, the review and continued outstanding results of the Kyneton Community Based VCAL program, the continued increase in VET in school enrolments in the Lower Hume VET Cluster, the development of the Mitchell Shire Regional Youth Commitment Action Plan, the creation of the Murrindindi Training Institute, the surveying of parental engagement programs across our schools and community organisations, the development and delivery of flexible learning options and the commencement of construction of the Central Ranges Trade Training Centre.

The 2011 Annual Report 18.5MB

The AGM Presentation 2011 5.7MB

Reports from past annual general meetings

Review the summary and results for the 2011 annual general meeting