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    STEPHANIE Gilmore thrust herself back in the world title race with a perfect 10 and a defeat of compatriot Sally Fitzgibbons at the Swatch Pro in California today.

    Annual General Meeting outcome

    Aug 15, 2013

    Melbourne Cricket Club logoThe 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.