Events – Annual General Meetings

AGM 2018

WLASA held its AGM on Friday 14 September 2018, at HWL Ebsworth Lawyers, Level 21 Westpac House, 91 King William Street, Adelaide 5000. We would like to express our gratitude to HWL Ebsworth Lawyers for their generosity in providing their hospitality and beautiful boardroom views.

Congratulations to our New Committee!

We are pleased to announce that our new WLASA 2018-2019 Committee consists of the following excellent women:
President: Kymberley Lawrence
Vice President: Camille McDonald
Treasurer : Marissa Mackie
Secretary: Alice Woods
Committee: Shannon McMenamin, Leah Marrone, Adeline Lim, Jessie MacGillivray, Rebecca Lucas, Kylie Dunn, Bimaya De Silva, and Maria Harris.
Associate Committee members: Alice Ashby, Susan Cole, and Thyme Burdon.

Guest Speaker and Announcement of Life Member

WLASA was proud to welcome guest speaker Maria Hagias, Chief Executive Officer of Women’s Safety Services SA. Maria spoke about the WSSSA’s journey and the brilliant services they are able to provide. We were happy to present her with a cheque for $2011, as our supported charity for 2017-2018.

We also were very honoured to present Hon Judge Charlotte Kelly with a life membership for her long standing commitment to, and support of the organisation and of women lawyers more broadly.

We also gave attendees a sneak preview of our soon to be launched new website! Coming soon.

 

AGM 2017

On Thursday 14 September 2017 the Association held its Annual General Meeting at Lyceum Club (Adelaide) Inc, 20/24 Leigh St, Adelaide (Please see our Notice of AGM: WLASA_Notice of AGM_2017)

Thank you for all those who attended and nominated!

Report Launch and Guest Speaker

WLASA is proud to announce that the AGM will be followed at 6:15pm by the Launch of the Report ‘Mother-and-infant Facilities at Adelaide Women’s Prison: A cost effective measure in the best interests of the child’, presented by Juliette McIntyre of the UniSA School of Law.

Please see the Flyer Report Launch 14 Sept WLASA for more information.

The following members were appointed to office bearer positions:

  • President – Leah Marrone
  • Vice President – Kymberley Lawrencce
  • Secretary – Shannon McMenamin
  • Treasurer – Marissa Mackie

 

AGM 2016

On Thursday 1 September 2016 the Association hosted its Annual General Meeting at Minter Ellison Lawyers, Level 10, 25 Grenfell Street, Adelaide.  Thank you for all those who attended.  Thanks to unprecedented interest in the work of the Association we again held a ballot for ordinary committee positions and are excited to be welcoming seven new members to the Committee.  We look forward to a fantastic year ahead with renewed ideas and energy!

This year our members were also privileged to hear our guest speaker Sandra Dann speak about the important work of the Working Women’s Centre.

The following members were appointed to office bearer positions:

  • President – Leah Marrone
  • Vice President – Shelley O’Connell
  • Secretary – Christina von Muenster
  • Treasurer – Laura Kessner

Congratulations to our new committee members Susan Cole, Kymberley Lawrence, Rebecca Lucas, Camille McDonald, Shannon McMenamin, Emily Rutherford and Nicole Santinon.  Also, visit our Annual Reports page to view the 2016 Annual Report as well as reports from previous years.

AGM 2015

On Thursday 30 July 2015 the Association hosted its Annual General Meeting at DMAW Lawyers, Level 6, 80 King William Street, Adelaide.  Thank you for all those who attended.  In a first for our Association (which was incorporated in 1998), we held a ballot for ordinary committee positions.  We are very pleased that we are attracting more interest from women wanting to get involved!  The following members were appointed to office bearer positions:

  • President – Leah Marrone
  • Vice President – Shelley O’Connell
  • Secretary – Christina von Muenster
  • Treasurer – Laura Kessner

Congratulations to our newly elected President, Leah Marrone and our new committee members Marissa Romalis and Marta Vezzosi and associate committee member Kylie Dunn.  Click here to find out more about the members of this year’s Committee.  Also, visit our Annual Reports page to view the 2015 Annual Report as well as reports from previous years.

AGM 2014

On Thursday 17 July 2014 the Association hosted its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Fisher Jeffries, Level 1, 19 Gouger Street Adelaide.  As the Association has a busy function schedule this year, our AGM was strictly business without our usual key note speaker.  Thank you for all those who attended on what was a very cold and wet evening. The following members were appointed to office bearer positions:

  • President – Daniella Di Girolamo
  • Vice President – Shelley O’Connell
  • Secretary – Christina von Muenster
  • Treasurer – Laura Kessner

Congratulations to our newly elected President, Daniella DiGirolamo and our new committee members Sharmila Budwal and Ilona Schulz.  Thank you for the hard work of our retiring committee members Toni Emanuele and Amy Nikolovski. Click here to find out more about the members of this year’s Committee.

AGM 2013

WLA website_034WLA website_025WLA website_035 WLA website_031On Thursday 19th September 2013 the Association held its Annual General Meeting at Tindall Gask Bentley, 76 Light Square Adelaide. We used this opportunity to launch the Association’s new website and to have a professional photographer to take group and individual photos of our members. Following the outcome of the AGM the following members were appointed to office bearer positions:

  • President – Taruna Heuzenroeder
  • Vice President – Daniella DiGirolamo
  • Secretary – Shelley O’Connell
  • Treasurer – Laura Kessner

Please click here to see here to see more photos from the event.  Thank you to all who attended and a big thank you to Rebecca Hall for her professional photography.

AGM 2012

On Thursday 27 September 2012 WLA hosted its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Anthony Mason Chambers.   We were privileged to have our Patron, The Honourable Margaret Nyland AM, provide a key note address.  Following the outcome of the AGM the following members were appointed to office bearer positions:

  • President – Taruna Heuzenroeder
  • Vice President – Daniella DiGirolamo
  • Secretary – Shelley O’Connell
  • Treasurer – Megan Langford

A big thank you to all our members who attended.

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