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Constitution

At The Australasian Mastocytosis Society (TAMS), we operate under a constitution that outlines our mission, values and operational guidelines. This constitution serves as the foundation of our community, ensuring that we uphold our shared goals and maintain transparency and fairness in all our activities.

As outlined in our constitution (last updated in 2018), TAMS aims to:

  • provide a network of support for patients living with Mastocytosis or a Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) and their carers
  • connect patients to medical practitioners and specialists with knowledge of Mastocytosis and MCAS
  • link together with similar associations worldwide to collectively gather research data, share resources and knowledge in the hope of greater understanding, treatment practices, medications and overall improved health outcomes for those living with Mastocytosis or MCAS.

We encourage TAMS members to familiarise themselves with our constitution. Download the Constitution.

 

Annual Financial Statements

TAMS’s annual financial statements are available to download on the ACNC website.

 

TAMS Annual General Meeting

The TAMS Annual General Meetings (AGM) are held annually within six months of the end of the financial year (30 June). Attendance at TAMS’ AGM is open to current TAMS members. Committee nominations are advertised to TAMS members with their AGM invitation.

At the TAMS AGM, we:

  • Confirm the minutes of the last preceding annual general meeting and of any special general meeting held since that meeting.
  • Receive reports from the committee on the activities of the association during the last preceding financial year.
  • Elect office-bearers of the association and ordinary committee members.
    Receive and consider any financial statement or report required to be submitted to members under the Act.

The last AGM was held digitally on Saturday, 9 December 2023, from 3:30 – 4 pm AEDT.

At the AGM, the following TAMS members were elected to the following positions:

  • David Mayne – Chair
  • Kristin Sinclair – Vice Chair and Treasurer
  • Heather Mayne – Secretary and Public Officer
  • Suzanne Dickinson – Ordinary Member
  • Jess Perlibachas – Ordinary Member
  • Melinda Park – Ordinary Member
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