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Annual General Meeting

The 176th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Melbourne Cricket Club was held on Wednesday August 14, 2013 in the Members Dining Room. 

President Paul Sheahan, treasurer Michael Happell and CEO Stephen Gough addressed the meeting and spoke to their reports contained in the 2012/13 Annual Report.

Two committee members – Charles Sitch and Mark Smith – stood for re-election by rotation and Thomas Hudson, John Mugavin, Stuart Stockdale and Christopher Stolz presented themselves for election via the ballot process.

The results of the election were announced at the meeting and were as follows:

VOTING DISTRIBUTION

CANDIDATE                                        TOTAL            
*SITCH, Charles T.                                   3647       
*SMITH, Mark G.                                         3175     
  STOCKDALE, Stuart D.                            1809   
  MUGAVIN, P. John                                    1716  
  STOLTZ, Christopher D.                          1609   
  HUDSON, Thomas C.                              1107  

*Retiring but seeking re-election.

As a result, committee members Sitch and Smith were re-elected.

To view a list of the current committee members, please click here.

During general business, members posed a number of operational questions to which the president and chief executive officer responded.