The Board members are elected by the membership and are answerable to that membership at General meetings.
Annual general meetings.
- These are annual forums where election results are announced, new committee members take up their positions and those leaving officially resign. It is where the elected committee report to their constituents on what has occurred over the past period and how they performed against budget and plan also to present what the plans are for the coming year.
Special general meetings.
- These are meetings that can be called to discuss critical issues that can't be sidelined until an AGM. They can be called by the Board or a group of constituents. This is an avenue where the members of the RACI can hold the committee to account.
A General Meeting of the RACI shall mean a meeting to which all Members are duly summoned.
For all types of General Meetings the Board shall, not less than twenty-one (21) days before a General Meeting, send to Members by means of the communication methodology selected by the Member in the Register of Members, notice mentioning the day, place and hour of meeting and the business to be transacted. The non-receipt of the notice by any Member or the accidental omission to give notice to any Member shall not invalidate the proceedings of the meeting.
An official publication of the RACI, in which is published notice of a General Meeting, sent to a Member of the RACI shall meet the requirements of this paragraph provided that the publication in the normal course of events can be expected to be seen by the Member at least twenty-one (21) days before the date of the General Meeting.