Sydney Estonian House Cooperative

Each of your Board of Directors are elected for a two year term.
At each Annual General Meeting, the number of director positions open vary between three and four positions.

The Estonian House Co-operative Society Limited Annual General Meeting took place on Sunday 24 September 2017. There were 52 shareholders present, and 30 proxy votes.
Four Director positions were vacant. There were eight nominations for these positions and the following people were successful:
Madis Alvre
Arne Rahnel
Hillar Ranniko
Jaak Sildnik
They join exiting directors Taimi Nurm, Aino Matwisyk and Annie Talve.

A subsequent meeting of the new Board of Directors made the following appointments:
Madis Alvre: Board Chairperson
Arne Rahnel: Vice Chairperson
Aino Matwisyk: Treasurer
Taimi Nurm: Share Registry
Hillar Ranniko: Building Coordinator
Jaak Sildnik: Public Officer

APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP OF THE ESTONIAN HOUSE CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LIMITED IF YOU HAVE AN INTEREST IN ESTONIAN HOUSE,  ITS USE AND ITS FUTURE

Application for membership to the Estonian House Co-operative Society Limited is governed by the Rules of the Society - click here for the Rules. In particular, Rules 15, 17 and 19 are relevant and should be adhered to.
 
It is noted that there are no restrictions as to who may apply for membership, be they individuals or corporate or other entities.
 
It should be noted however, that Rule 19 gives the Board of Directors ultimate discretion as to whether an application is approved. Whilst there is no formal policy in place in this regard, the Board would wish to ensure that all applicants have the best interests of the Estonian community at heart. 

An Application for Membership (Form 1) can be found here and we encourage all those who are interested in the future of Estonian House to apply. In some instances, members may wish to transfer their shares. In this case, the appropriate form (Form 2) can be downloaded here. Explanatory notes for the transfer of shares are found here in Form 3 and must be read and completed in association with Form 2.

Finally, if you merely wish to forfeit your shares, please complete Form 4.