FFA to hold 17th Annual General Meeting tomorrow

The seventeenth Annual General meeting (AGM) of Football Federation Australia (FFA) will be held at 12pm (AEDT) on Wednesday, 25 November 2020 via video conference.

Among key matters, the purpose of the AGM is for FFA’s members to receive and consider the Annual Financial Report of FFA, report on the Annual activities of FFA, inform members of FFA’s Annual budget, and elect two (2) Directors to FFA’s Board.

Current FFA Chair, Mr Chris Nikou, has been nominated for re-election as a Director of the FFA Board, while Mr Stefan Kamasz has been nominated for election.

Following the conclusion of the AGM the FFA Board of Directors will meet to elect the Chair of FFA.

Other business that FFA’s Members will consider includes:

  • The application by Football Coaches Australia (FCA) to become a Provisional Member of the FFA Congress;
  • The application by Women in Football (WiF) to become a Qualifying Member of the FFA Congress;
  • Member Resolutions proposed by Football South Australia to amend the FFA Constitution; and;
  • The proposal by FFA to change the Company Name of ‘Football Federation Australia’ to ‘Football Australia’

Additionally, tomorrow’s AGM will mark the completion of FFA Board Member Mr Remo Nogarotto’s tenure as an FFA Director after he decided not to seek re-election.

In addition to his position as FFA Director, Mr Nogarotto has held a variety of roles in Australian football over the past four decades, some of which include serving the sport as Chair of Soccer Australia, Northern Spirit (NSL) and Marconi Stallions (NSL).

As an FFA Director over the past two years Mr Nogarotto has made many important contributions to the sport, including:

  • Leading FFA’s Football Development Committee (FDC) alongside former Westfield Matilda Amy Duggan and Socceroo Mark Bresciano;
  • Leading FFA’s National Second Division Working Group;
  • Playing a key role on the panels that recommended the appointments of James Johnson as FFA CEO and Tony Gustavsson as the next Westfield Matildas Head Coach; and;
  • Serving as a member of FFA’s successful FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Bid Committee

FFA Chair Mr Chris Nikou acknowledged Mr Nogarotto for his contribution to football.

“Remo has a deep understanding of football both in Australia and abroad, and a genuine passion to see Australian football succeed. He has made a great contribution to FFA over the past two years, and a significant contribution to the sport over many decades.”

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