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PASA Annual General Meeting 2015

In this issue:

Notice and Agenda of PASA AGM 18 February 2015

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Parachute Association of South Africa will be held at Icarus Skydiving & Airwear, 138 7th Avenue, Edenvale, on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 at 19h00.

The business of the Annual General Meeting shall be as follows:


1.   To confirm the chairman (a NED or, in their absence, any member elected by the members present) and secretary of the meeting.
2.   To establish a quorum (members representing not less than 50% of the affiliated DZ operations and organisations, as well as all disciplines), circulate the attendance register, table proxies and receive apologies.
3.   To confirm the minutes of the previous meeting.
4.   To present and ratify the financial statements of PASA for the previous financial year.
5.   To confirm the appointment of the accountants.
6.   To present and ratify fees for the next year.
7.   SSA committees (Formation Skydiving, Artistic Events, Canopy Formation, Freefall Style & Accuracy Landing and Paraski, Canopy Piloting and Wingsuiting) to table:


Reports on the statement of accounts and activities for the previous year.


Table the office bearers for the following year.


Budget and planned activities for the next year.

8.   To set the limits of expenditure for the individual disciplines.
9.   To elect the incoming Non-Executive Directors.
10.   To ratify the pre-elected ADZO executive committee and PASA Management Council.
11.   To table amendments to the following clauses of the PASA Constitution to clarify the types of temporary membership and to allow for foreign visiting skydivers to participate at SSA events such as Nationals:

10.1.2    Temporary member Student temporary membership is issued to every student performing a first parachute descent by way of a static line, AFF and/or tandem progression course at an affiliated DZ Operation. Such membership is valid for a period of 12 (twelve) months or until such time as, due to his progression, he is required to become a general member, whichever occurs first, whereafter general membership must be applied for. Foreign visitor temporary membership, for a maximum period of 90 (ninety) days, may also be issued to any visiting sport parachutist who is approved by PASA and is a current member of a foreign NAC affiliated to the FAI or who is licensed and permitted to jump in his country based on that country’s sport parachuting rules and who wishes to participate in any activity related to sport parachuting in South Africa.

10.2.6   Only Sport Members and foreign visitors in terms of shall be entitled to participate in any SSA event and only Sport Members shall have full representation at FAI and IPC.


Other business.

Motion of any proposal to be put to the GM other than ordinary business or amendments to the constitution, must be lodged with the Secretary at least 96 hours prior to the meeting and must be included by him in the agenda, which shall be made available to the members at least 72 hours before the meeting

Proxy votes are acceptable as long as such votes have been lodged, in writing, at least 24 hours prior to the commencement of the General Meeting, with the Non-Executive Directors, and shall be applicable to specific agenda points on a point-by-point basis. Any one member shall be allowed to carry a maximum of ten proxy votes per agenda point.

Omission of receipt of notice to any member or affiliated body shall not invalidate the meeting.

By Order of the Non-Executive Directors

Johannesburg, 2 February 2015

A printable version of this notice is available here.

A printable version of the proxy form is available here.

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