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Posted in News on 12 April, 2022

Media Release - Arab Council Australia's 2021 AGM
Arab Council Australia’s 2021 AGM

Arab Council Australia (Council) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) last night on Thursday 16 December 2021. In light of the continuing pandemic, the AGM was held online.

The AGM was well attended by members, colleagues and friends who gathered to hear about Council’s achievements of the past twelve months and to participate in an interactive seminar on the topic of Climate Change.

In addition to adopting the 2021 Annual Report a new Board was elected. The meeting thanked and farewelled outgoing Chairperson Dr Imad Berro and congratulated the elected Board with new chairperson, Mr Naser Shakhtour. (Refer to attached list for details of the board).
Along with the standard AGM business, Nature Conservation Council of NSW’s Chief Executive, Mr Chris Gambian presented on the topic “Why you matter in the fight against climate change” and facilitated the interactive seminar.
The meeting was chaired by Ms Pam Batkin, Chief Executive Officer of Woodville Alliance. Legal Counsel for Datcom and former Secretary of Council’s Board Ms Tia Sayed Hawli was the Returning Officer.

Elected on Thursday 16 December at the 2021 Arab Council Australia Annual General Meeting

Naser Shakhtour

Deputy Chairpersons
Ms Rana Saab
Ms Mary Shalhoub

Mr Joshua Karras

Mr Jamal Hamdan

Board Members
Mr Jack Boutros
Ms Widad Farhan
Ms Wafa Jeha
Mr Akram Mardini
Mr Amir Salem

Chief Executive Officer
Public Officer
Ms Randa Kattan