ALA 13th Annual General Meeting - Wrap Up

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ALA held its 13th Annual General Meeting on the 27th of October 2020 with the following Member Associations in attendance: Lacrosse WA, Lacrosse SA, Lacrosse Victoria, NSW Lacrosse and Queensland Lacrosse Association.

ALA’s 2020 Annual Report and Financial Report were presented to Member Associations by Chair, Glenn Morley, and Finance, Governance & Administration Director, Caroline McLuckie, respectively.

To access the 2020 Annual Report please click here.

During 2020 the ALA Board took the opportunity to revise the ALA Constitution modernising it to ensure it is up to date with legal requirements, the advancement in technology and business processes, and providing clearer wording and definition. This revised Constitution was accepted and endorsed by All Member Associations and is now published on our downloads page.

Within the AGM there were also three positions on the board up for election.

We are pleased to announce the following Elected directors who will join the ALA Board for a 2 year term:

  • Glenn Morley
  • Caroline McLuckie
  • Abbie Burgess

Abbie Burgess

Abbie Burgess

Glenn and Caroline were re-elected to the ALA Board while Abbie is a new and welcomed inclusion.

Abbie will bring knowledge and expertise to the Board in the area of Human Resources including people strategy, employee engagement, equality, diversity & Inclusion and, performance & change management. Abbie is well known in the lacrosse fraternity and is a member of the current Senior Women High Performance program.

The ALA is thrilled to welcome Abbie and are looking forward to a successful 2021 and beyond.

Finally, the ALA would like to take this time to thank and farewell Mike Slattery. Mike has been a long-time servant to our great game, joining the ALA Board in 2010 and has served as the Director overseeing the Growth Portfolio from 2010-2020, President from 2012-2018 and Vice President from 2019-2020.

Over his time, Mike has overseen and been directly involved with the establishment of the National Conferences, Development of the Quick Stix program and its inclusion into the Sporting Schools Program, the growth and establishment of the ALA’s workforce, inclusion of lacrosse into the UniSport Games and building key relationships with lacrosse stakeholder including World Lacrosse, other Lacrosse National and International Governing Bodies and Sport Australia.

Mike’s impact on the game will leave a lasting legacy and also a strong platform for the sport to continue to grow, develop, thrive and succeed from. We wish Mike all the best and thank him for his tireless service.

Mike W

Mike Slattery