Sunday, 24 May 2020
New Council 2014-2015

The Council of the Chamber of Engineers has the pleasure to announce as a result of the AGM held on the 28th February 2014 the following new members were elected to the council of the chamber for a period of 2 years.

Inġ Anthony Cachia
Inġ. Alex Galea
Prof Dr. Inġ Paul Micallef
Inġ Norman Zammit

Chamber of Engineers holds Annual General Meeting

Four members were elected during the Chamber of Engineer’s Annual General Meeting, which was held on on Friday 28th  February 2014 at the Professional Centre. The meeting was chaired by Chamber President, Ing. Saviour Baldacchino.

In his address, the President reported on the Chamber's administration and governance, financial position, training courses, membership status, communications and public relations, activities with a highlight on flagship events, stakeholder relations and way forward.

Course topics included mobile/crane safe operation, forklift operation, neuro-linguistic programming, heavy plant equipment. Three seminars on specialized topics appealing to engineers were held through the outgoing term, namely, Basic acoustic concepts, Waste management and alternative energy and Working in the cloud with Microsoft. In all, 433 persons participated in these educational events.

The President also covered the topic of membership in some detail, outlining the current membership structure, growth trend and the values of being a Chamber member . Regular efforts are made to reach out to graduate engineers and engineering students. The Chamber continuously  strives  to create new values and benefits for members.

Extraordinary General Meeting outcome

Ing. Saviour Baldacchino has been reinstated President of the Chamber of Engineers following a secret vote on a motion passed by the Chamber members during the Extraordinary General Meeting of the 6th February 2014.

Annual General Meeting 2014

The Annual General Meeting for 2014 will be held on Friday 28th February 2014 at 5.45pm at the Professional Centre, Gzira.

As you are aware, the Council  had introduced the postal voting system for the CoE elections 2013. The aim was to encourage more members to participate in the election of the Council Members of the Chamber. This system proved to be successful.

Members are advised that nominations for Council elections 2014 closed on 24th January.The voting document, together with an explanatory letter, will be sent by  post two weeks prior to the Annual General Meeting.

Voting documents that are submitted by post must be returned to the Chamber of Engineers by latest noon of the 25th February.  All voting documents will be placed in a sealed box and opened only during the AGM at the counting stage of the election.

Emergency General Meeting 2014

Further to the Council communication of the 19th December 2013, regarding the change of President of the Chamber, an Emergency General Meeting will be held prior to the AGM on 6th February 2014 at 17:30hrs at the Professional Centre, Gzira.

The Emergency General Meeting shall have the following procedure:

  1. Introduction by Council to explain the reasons why decisions were taken as per letter of the 19th December 2013.
  2. The proposers of the request for an EGM to explain the rationale of their request.
  3. Ing. Baldacchino to report on the situation leading to the communication of the 19th December 2013.
  4. Council to report on the situation leading to the communication of the 19th December 2013.
  5. Discussion on items 1 to 4 of the procedure.
  6. Motions, amendments and counter motions. These should be submitted in writing to the General Secretary, duly proposed and seconded by the 3rd February 2014.

The Council urges all members to attend this Emergency General Meeting. Kindly note that as per Statute, only current 2014 members would be eligible to participate.

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