Category: AGA General Meetings
AGA General Meetings

2021 AGA Officers & Committee

AGA committee contact email address:

Committee Members

Raphael Shin – President – Sydney

Neville Smythe – ( – Vice-President & Membership Registrar –  Canberra

David Mitchell – ( – Secretary General, Incorporation Public Officer – Sydney

James Kaaden – Treasurer & Publicity Officer – Melbourne

An Younggil 8P – National Coach – Sydney

Erli Qiu  – Gold Coast

Cary Jin – Web Master – Sydney

Peter Simpson – Perth

Amy Song – Sydney

Other roles

Neville Smythe  – International Go Federation director for Oceania

Ratings Committee

An Younggil 8p – chair

Neville Smythe

David Mitchell

Youth Working Group

David Mitchell – chair

An Younggil 8p

International and Pairs Working Group

Yoko Usami – Gold Coast

Erli Qiu  – chair


Note: All positions are honorary – no officer or committee member is paid for the work they do for the AGA

AGA General Meetings

2021 AGA AGM documents

The 2021 AGM will be held at 7:00pm Friday 29th October using Zoom teleconferencing and email voting. This is in-line with the Covid-19 pandemic provisions of the NSW DFT.

People wishing to attend and raise proposals must join the Zoom meeting. The Zoom meeting details are in the Notice of Meeting in the 2021 AGA AGM documents zip file.  People who wish to vote via email may do so using the agenda and ballot form in the 2021 AGA AGM documents zip file.

All members are encouraged to attend and vote on the following matters at the meeting.  If that is not possible, we encourage you to use the ballot paper in the 2021 AGA AGM Notice of Meeting in the AGM Agenda documents. You must then email your ballot paper to  to arrive no later than 5:00pm, Thursday 28th October 2021.

The zip file with the 2021 AGA AGM documents can be found here

Note: Only current AGA members are permitted to vote at the AGM. All people attending the Zoom meeting will be required to supply your AGA membership number.

AGA General Meetings

2020 AGA AGM Documents

The 2020 AGA AGM cannot take place as originally planned because the 2020 National Championships have been cancelled. The AGA have the right to defer the AGM until 2021 under NSW DFT special regulations.

The AGA Committee discussed these matters at the September Committee meeting and decided it would be best to keep members informed and seek approval for the Committee proposals and if the membership choose, to hold an Extraordinary General Meeting.

The link below contains the Secretary-General’s report, Treasurer’s report, AGA 2019/20 Balance Sheet, AGA 2019/20 Profit and Loss statement and the notice for the AGM including a ballot sheet.

The Committee is asking the membership to vote on the following matters using the ballot paper in the ‘2020 AGM notice to members’ document which must be completed and emailed to no later than October 31st 2020.

  • To approve the minutes of the previous AGM as a true record
  • To approve the Treasurer’s report To approve the 2019/20 Balance Sheet
  • To approve the 2019/20 Profit and loss statement To approve the Secretary General’s report
  • To approve the committee’s decision for the existing Officers and Committee members to continue for one year.
  • There is also a proposal to call for an Extraordinary General Meeting under the provisions of the AGA Constitution.

AGA AGM Officer reports and finacials Ballot paper to be completed by members and emailed to the General-Secretary


Voting for the resolutions closed at the end of October, the results can be found here