Singapore Association for Counselling  – 34th Annual General Meeting 2016

Despite the heavy rain, over 90 members turned up at our 34th Annual General Meeting on 17th June 2016, where we enjoyed a sumptuous and delicious halal international buffet at Furama Hotel City Centre. At this AGM, we implemented a new nominations and balloting process for elections, and we had many positive comments and proposed improvements. We look forward to improving the nominations and elections process in the coming years.

Below are the resolutions discussed and the Election results:

Resolution 1: Expansion of the number of elected EXCO members, Limits of the re-election of key officers – Resolution passed

Resolution 2: Deleting the obsolete clause – Resolution passed

Resolution 3: Proposed Clinical Supervision Standards – Members Voted to Discuss Further

Resolution 4: Revision of membership fees – Resolution passed (please see the new revised membership fees w.e.f January 2017)

24th SAC Executive Committee formed

Below are the list of the newly elected officers for SAC from 2016 – 2018

President                           Mr Sam Kuna

Vice-President                  Mr Frederick Low

Secretary                            Ms Trina Tan

Vice Secretary                   Mr Dan Ng

Treasurer                           Ms Hema Gurnani

Committee Member        Ms Joyce Chan

Committee Member        Ms Reena Goenka

New Membership Fees effective from January 2017

The following are the various categories of fees that were approved in Resolution 4 at the recent AGM:

Description Current January 2017
One time application fee None $50
Basic membership fees $40 $80
Registered Clinical Supervisor none $50

The fees for being on the Register of Counsellors and Professional Indemnity remain the same.

* The above updates are extracted from the July Issue of the SAC News Bulletin 2016

You can read the President’s Report for 2014-2016 by Mr Jim Bek presented at the AGM here.