The TGA of South Africa AGM Agenda 2018

To be held at the Mandela University, Port Elizabeth at 10:00 on 17 April 2018

  1. Welcome:
  2. Attendance:
    1. Present
    2. Apologies
    3. Personalia
  3. Additions to the agenda to be dealt with under General
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  4. Matters arising from the AGM held at the Knysna Elephant Park at 14 00 on Friday 13 January 2017
    1. Membership drive
    2. Royal membership category
    3. 2018 – 19 Membership fees
    4. Telephone and traveling rates
    5. Directors’ liability
    6. Bookkeeping and accounting – feedback
    7. Budget – feedback
    8. Email address: truegreenalliance@gmail.com
  5. TGA Registration:
    1. SARS
    2. PBO status
  6. Marketing:

6.1 Magazine Adverts: Wild & Jag; African Outfitter; Man Magnum: SAHunter etc.

6.2 Documentaries:

6.3 Logo, Banners, Advertising on vehicles, Bumper stickers

6.4 Marketing report (Annie Sparg)

6.5 Blogs and social media:

Videos and YouTube

Facebook

Pinterest

LinkedIn

Twitter

Newsletters)

Petitions

Canned Lion Hunting

Phasa split

6.6 Fund raising

6.7 Ron’s Talks report back:

WRSA Addo

WRSA Pongola

GeoWild Grahamstown

KZN Hunters association

Andrew Wyatt blogging

NRA blogs

Others

  1. Public relations:

7.1 Public Guidance Position Statements

8. Wildlife industry:

8.1 Wildlife Forum

8.2 HAWASA

8.3 Relations with stakeholders of the wildlife industry

8.4 Meeting with Lizanne Nel, Conservation manager of SA Hunters

8.5 Chasa

9. Affiliations and colour coding:

9.1 Department of Environmental affairs

9.2 Conservation Imperative

9.3 IFAW

 9.4CAT

9.5 EWT

9.6 HSUS

9.7 HSI

9.8 WWF

9.9 WESSA

10. Animal Rights acronyms and colour coding

11. Department of Tourism (SATSA)

12. International involvement

12.1 CITES and SADC

12.2 CIC

12.3 CITES Standing Committee

12.4 Zimbabwe

12.5 Pelly Amendment

13. Finance

13.1 TGA Bank account:

13.2 Current account

13.3 Investment account

13.4 Payfast

13.5 PayPal

13.6 System of debit orders

13.2 Claims:

13.2.1 Telephone

13.2.2 Travel

13.2.3 CEO

13.2.4 Website

13.3 Donations of books for promotional purposes

14. Donations:

Italtile owner donation awaiting PBO status

John Hume ongoing

15. Reimbursements for Huntex help

16. Reports Back:

16.1 Hoedpruit meeting Ron – Greater Kruger Development – representing TGA and PHASA

16.2 SUCO meeting with Eugene Lapointe in Pretoria and Stakeholders of the Wildlife industry

16.3 WRSA Eastern Cape

16.4 WRSA KZN

16.5 Invitation to the Ivory Marketing Conference in Windhoek convened by Eugene Lapointe. Declined due to costs – but participated in a mini Skype conference with members instead.

17. Invitations:

17.1 CITES Standing committee 5-day meeting about Sustainable use in Geneva Switzerland, November/December 2017

17.2 Possible HAWASA meeting in December 2017

17.3 Ron’s invitation to be an advisor to the Wildlife Producers Association (WPA) with respect to CITES and Animal Rights from Peter Knipe

18. Projects:

18.1 Zimbabwe Community Rhino Breeding project

18.2 Young Conservationists League (Standard Bank appeal for sponsorship)

18.3 Young Farmers club at Bushman’s River

19. General

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20. Closure