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Asthma Foundation WA Annual General Meeting

 21st October 2016

Asthma Foundation WA (AFWA) 52nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held at the Asthma Foundation WA offices, West Perth on Thursday 20th October 2016.

Attendees included AFWA Board Members, Corporate Partners, Distinguished Service award recipients, AFWA Life Members, AFWA general members, AFWA staff and volunteers. Vice President of AFWA Cathal Smith chaired the meeting, and oversaw the presentation of awards. Treasurer Spencer Broad presented the financial reports, which are contained within the Annual Report and AFWA President and Executive Director Tony Carter spoke about the highs and lows of the 2015/16 year and strategies going forward.

AFWA awarded one Life Membership, its highest honour to:

  • Christian

AFWA awarded one Foundation Associate award:

  • Mrs Elsie Tester - Volunteer

One Blue Distinguished Service award recognizing twenty years of service to AFWA was awarded:

  • Mrs Lillian Aitken – Treasurer of Manjimup Asthma Branch

One Silver Distinguished Service award recognizing ten years of service for AFWA was awarded:

  • Prof Peter Henry – MASAC volunteer

The following individuals were awarded Bronze Distinguished Service Awards, recognizing five years of service for AFWA:

  • Mr Tony Carter – President
  • Mr Spencer Broad – Treasurer
  • Dr Phil Stumbles – MASAC volunteer
  • Mrs Gwen Betland – Health Services Administration Officer

The following companies and individuals were awarded Certificates of Appreciation, for their significant contribution to the Asthma Foundation WA:

  • Acute Business Services
  • ASB Marketing
  • Cooch Creative
  • Core IT
  • PrintSync
  • Sherkane Pty Ltd
  • SKG Radiology
  • Eleissa Fuller

Two Board members were re-elected for a three year term:

  • Dr Lydia Kilcullen
  • Mrs Anjie Brook

AFWA Office Bearers for 2015-16 were also announced being:

  • Vice President – Mr Cathal Smith
  • Treasurer – Mr Spencer Broad

To view the 2015/16 AFWA 52nd Annual Report, please click here.

AFWA is a community based not-for-profit organization which has been providing services to the WA community for the past 52 years. AFWA’s main role is to fund local research into asthma, provide education and support services for people with asthma and to train health professionals in the most up to date methods in asthma management.


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