Dear members of the South African Society for Microbiology (SASM),
On behalf of the SASM Council, it is with great pleasure that I extend an invitation to you for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Wednesday, 20 September 2023 in Stellenbosch.
The AGM is a vital opportunity for all members to actively participate in SASM’s governance, and your attendance and contributions will be highly valued. Please find below the official agenda for your consideration:
Please find attached the AGM Agenda
Urgent action points for your consideration:
1. We invite nominations for the following vacant council member positions:
- President: Nominations are sought for the position of President, the primary spokesperson for SASM.
- Vice-President: Nominations are invited for the role of Vice-President to assist the President in their duties.
- Secretary: We are accepting nominations for the Secretary position, responsible for managing correspondence and records.
- Publication Secretary: We are accepting nominations for the Publication Secretary responsible for SASM communication via the website and social media.
- Additional Members: Nominations are welcome for additional council members to serve in various capacities.
2. Bids for Hosting the Biennial SASM Congress in 2025:
- Submission of Proposals: Institutions are kindly requested to submit their bids for hosting the next Biennial SASM Congress.
Instructions for Submissions:
Your participation in these matters is instrumental in shaping the future direction of our society. Together, we can continue to foster a vibrant and impactful community dedicated to advancing microbiology in South Africa.
We look forward to your attendance and active participation at the AGM.
Dr Heinrich Volschenk