At our 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM), held on Thursday 23 November at 11am (AEST), Spinal Life Australia members voted, both online and through proxyholders.
In the election of directors, members and their proxies voted on the following successful candidate:
- Ms Rebecca Tweedy
Former Board Director Mark Dillman has also been recognised as an Honorary Life Member for his exceptional support of the organisation over the past 15 years.
Members also voted in favour of a minor wording amendment to one of the sentences in Spinal Life Australia’s Constitution. Further details on this amendment can be found in the Notice of Meeting.
All votes, including proxies and through the online platform, were managed independently by Link Market Services, the external company we engaged to conduct this year’s meeting.
Click here to read a copy of the Financial Report, Directors’ Report and Auditor’s Report for the financial year ending 30 June 2023.
2022-23 Annual Report
Click here to read a copy of Spinal Life Australia’s 2022-23 Annual Report.
Read more about Rebecca Tweedy, Elected Director
Rebecca joined the Spinal Life Australia Board as an Alternate Director in 2021 and in the two years since has been an active participant in Board discussions. She brings extensive practitioner experience, having worked in both the public and private sectors as a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.
Rebecca has worked as a committee member for the Queensland and National Australian Physiotherapy Association and was selected as part of the Paralympic Cycling Medical Team for the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games.
Rebecca brings her own experience as a mother of a son with a spinal injury, as well as experience working within Allied Health teams. As part of her commitment to the Board she recently completed her AICD Foundations of Directorship course.
Read more about Mark Dillman, Honorary Life Member
Mark Dillman was a member of the Spinal Life Australia Board for 15 years, including four years as Deputy Chair, until his retirement in September 2023.
Mark’s legal expertise and experience has been invaluable over his tenure, guiding Spinal Life Australia’s strategy and advising on key governance issues. Mark has also volunteered so much of his time over the years to support the Board, and for his unwavering dedication to making a difference in the lives of our members and community.
Due to his significant contribution to the organisation, the Board nominated Mark to become an Honorary Life Member.
Members approved this nomination as part of the Annual General Meeting on Thursday 23 November.