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Debate Association (Singapore) Annual General Meeting on the 13th of July

Written by DA(S) Admin on .

Dear Members of Debate Association (Singapore),

Debate Association (Singapore) will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Sunday, 13 July 2014, from 1.00-4.00pm. All current members of DA(S), you're invited!

The AGM, we will discuss our plans for the coming year. We will also have several positions up for election:

  • · President
  • · Treasurer
  • · Director (Outreach)
  • · Director (Competitions)
  • · Director (Training) x2


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[Please see Annex A for a brief description of each position.]

Ordinary members who wish to run for the available positions must formally indicate interest to the Secretary ( at least 1 week before the AGM, by 2359h on 6 July (i.e. nominations will close 1 week before the AGM). 

All DA(S) members are invited to attend the AGM.  However, only members over 18 (as of the date of the AGM) will be able to vote and run for elections. Please note that DA(S) will temporarily cease processing new member applications till after the AGM. Any applicants who apply within this window will have their memberships approved by the new Committee. 

The details of the AGM are as follows:

Date: Sunday, 13 July 2014

Time: 1:00-4:00pm 

Tentative Venue: Toa Payoh Public Library, Multi-Purpose Room (TBC closer to the date)

To ensure that we have a sufficiently large venue for the AGM, please reply to this email ( with your full name and NRIC number if you would like to attend the AGM. We would appreciate if you could inform us by 30 June 2014. Nil replies are not required.

We look forward to seeing you there!



Annex A

Summary of Roles

President & Treasurer

Apart from the typical responsibilities of being President / Treasurer, both the President and Treasurer are expected to do the following:

-          Supervise the execution of projects (e.g. tournaments / camps);

-          Engage and manage key stakeholders / partners to ensure their needs are met;

Director (Competitions)

Convene the many tournaments we organise to grow debate in Singapore. More information on our various projects can be found at:

Director (Training)

Conduct our training workshops / camps. More information on our various projects can be found at:

Director (Outreach)

Manage Debate Association (Singapore)’s online platforms (Website & Facebook) – both in terms of their content and ease of use. Also responsible for engaging our membership, as well as the wider debate circuit.

Contact Info

Debate Association (Singapore)