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SAJA 2021 Annual Members Meeting

2021-11-16 8:42 PM | Anonymous

NOVEMBER 16, 2021


The Board of Directors of SAJA hereby gives notice that the Annual Meeting of Full Members of SAJA will take place on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. Register here.

All Full Members of SAJA are invited to attend and participate.

Associate Members, Student Members, Non-members and other SAJA supporters are also encouraged to attend but cannot vote at the meeting.

Agenda for the meeting:

(1) Report on the activities of SAJA in 2021;

(2) Presentation of the annual financial report;

(3) Presentation of the annual members report;

(4) Election to fill in the five vacancies on SAJA's Board; and

(5) Other matters, if any, duly presented to Full Members at the Annual Meeting.

With respect to the election of board members to fill in the five vacancies scheduled to occur at the end of 2021, nominations have been received from five candidates (see list below). At the meeting, these five candidates will be named to fill in the five vacancies, as having been elected without contest.

The five candidates are: Deena Zaidi, Farnoush Amiri, John Laxmi, Mythili Sampathkumar and Sabrina Malhi.

Read more about each candidate here.


Because of the location of the meeting at a restaurant (which may be noisy), it is not practical to set up a virtual connection. However, if you are a Full Member and are unable to attend and participate in the meeting in person, you may participate in the proceedings by proxy, by submitting this form:


By clicking the above button, and filling out the form, you authorize Ms. Anusha Shrivastava, currently an Advisor to the SAJA Board, to attend and vote on your behalf at the Annual Meeting on any matters which may be duly brought to a vote at the Annual Meeting.

Ms. Shrivastava has agreed to attend the meeting in person and fulfill the duties as proxy for those Full Members who choose this option.

Signed: Board of Directors of South Asian Journalists Association


NOTE: Following the conclusion of the Annual Meeting, a Holiday Party is planned at the restaurant. Please join. This is organized by SAJA but attendees will pay for their own drinks and food.

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