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Alma Mater Society releases Annual Report

October 20, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

KINGSTON, ON – The Alma Mater Society has released the Annual Report for the 2010-2011 year, available for download in low-resolution at myAMS.org/financials.

In addition to containing the audited statements for the 2010-2011 financial year, the Annual Report includes overviews of the operations and activities of all the commissions, offices, and corporate services of the AMS, as well as explanations of the AMS' governance structure, mission and mandate, and strategic goals. The Annual Report represents the hard work of over 1,000 volunteers and 500 paid staff, who collectively have complete oversight of the Society’s activities.

Hard copies will be available at the Special Corporate General Meeting (CGM) on October 27th at 5:00pm. All are welcome to attend the CGM and all AMS members have speaking rights and may move motions from the floor. Copies may also be picked up from the AMS Offices (Lower JDUC) after that date.

CONTACT:
Please direct all media inquiries to Amanda Judd, AMS Communications Officer, at
comm@ams.queensu.ca or (613) 533-6000 x 75850.

BACKGROUNDER
Alma Mater Society (AMS)

The central undergraduate student government at Queen’s University, the AMS represents over 14,200 students and is the oldest student government in Canada. The constituency is represented through 12 faculty and residence societies. The AMS Council, which is made up of a three-person executive, six commissioners, and three directors, oversees all day-to-day activities within the Society, including 14 corporate services and various government committees that address virtually all matters of student life at Queen’s.
http://www.myAMS.org

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