The Association for Science Education

Northern Ireland Region 11 - ABM

Date: Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Time: 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM

Location : Senate Room, Lanyon Building, Queen’s University, Belfast

Notice is hereby given that the 51st Annual Business Meeting of the Northern Ireland Region of the Association for Science Education will be held on Tuesday 3rd June 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Senate Room, Lanyon Building, Queen’s University, Belfast.  This Meeting will also include the 17th Annual Business Meeting of the Technician Section.



1          Apologies.

2          Minutes of the 50th Annual Business Meeting.

3          Region Chair’s Remarks.

4          Honorary Secretary’s Report*.

5          Honorary Treasurer’s Report*.

6          Technician Section Report*.

7          Region Field Officer’s Report*.

8          Election of Region Officers and Region Committee Members.

9          Election of Technician Section Committee Members.

10      Any Other Business.


* Reports will be tabled at the ASE(NI) ABM.  If any member wishes to have a copy please contact the Honorary Secretary.


Members who wish to raise matters at the ASE(NI) ABM must give written notice to the Region Chair or Honorary Secretary before the Meeting.


At the ASE(NI) ABM the Region Committee will nominate persons to fill the Offices of Region President and Region Vice-Chair.


Elections will then be held to fill the Region Committee places. Thevacancies are: 3 Region Committee Members.  There are also 2 vacancies on the Technician Section Committee.  It is not necessary that nominations for these vacancies be sent to the Honorary Secretary in advance of the ASE(NI) ABM, although if presented on the evening of the Meeting they must be made on an official nomination form before the Meeting begins.  No verbal nominations will be taken before or during the ABM.



Lorna Monroe


Lorna Monroe

Honorary Secretary

You will see on the Notification that there are a number of vacancies for Committee Members on both the Region Committee and Technician Section Committee.  Both Committees seek to support Science Education in Northern   Ireland and would value new Members coming forward to get involved in this work.  We would especially welcome teachers from Secondary Schools and those in the early stages of their teaching career as well as technicians.  If you feel you would like to become more involved with the work of ASE(NI), can we encourage you to please give serious consideration to applying for one of the vacancies.  If you would like more information as to what is involved, please do feel free to contact the Region Secretary and she will give you as much help as she can.  You will need two other Members to sign your Nomination Form