Bowls SA AGM 2021

September 27 2021

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Bowls SA as an organisation is a reflection of its membership base, while developing the sport of Lawn Bowls in the state of South Australia and after a Covid impacted year, the Board is pleased to advise that the Bowls SA 2021 Annual General Meeting, will be held on Monday, 27th September 2021.

The AGM will be facilitated in a hybrid model (ie via Zoom communication technology and in-person) at Club Holdfast Bowling Club, giving all affiliated clubs the opportunity to attend, hear and have their say in shaping the future of the bowls in the state.

Board Nominations

There are three Bowls SA Board Director positions up for re-election at the 2021 AGM. These positions are currently held by:

  • Heather Cowden-Tonkes
  • Jeff Krebbekx
  • Matthew Romaine

The deadline to submit a nomination, which was 5pm, 27th August 2021, has now passed.

The female candidates are Heather Cowden-Tonkes, of Club Holdfast, and Kay Matthias, of the Watervale Bowling Club.

Club Holdfast’s Peter Hammond, Happy Valley’s Ian James, and Watervale’s Steve Pierce are the male nominees.

Click on any of the below names to read each nominees’ candidate statement:

Female candidates in alphabetical order by last name:

Heather Cowden-Tonkes, Club Holdfast

Kay Matthias, Watervale Bowling Club

Male candidates in alphabetical order by last name:

Peter Hammond, Club Holdfast

Ian James, Happy Valley Bowling Club

Steve Pierce, Watervale Bowling Club




Monday, 27th September 2021


12:45pm, for a 1pm start


Club Holdfast Bowling Club,

583 Anzac Highway,

Glenelg North, SA

Supporting Memos and Papers
  • Notice Communication [link once published]

The following will be released closer to the AGM


Club Delegates

Everyone who attends the AGM, in person or via Zoom, must register their attendance via the online registration form below.

Each Member Club may be represented by two (2) delegates at an AGM, but each Member Club shall have only one (1) vote.

Each Member Club shall nominate its voting delegate and any other attendees by 10th September 2021 via the registration form below. Details of the voting process will be provided in due course.

For those attending by Zoom, the link to attend will be provided the via the email you provide as part of registering, closer to the AGM.

COVID Requirements

Bowls SA events are held according to the current restrictions SA Health direction and operate under a COVID Management Plan. The AGM will be managed under Club Holdfast Coivd Safe plan. This page will be updated regularly based on changes to restrictions. 

Other Key Dates
  • 27th August 2021: Board nominations close
  • 27th August 2021: Agenda items due
  • 10th September 2021: Delegate Registrations close
  • 27th September 2021: AGM

Publication of papers: Annual Report, Order of Business and any supporting papers will be provided closer to the AGM

Other Key Dates

27th August 2021: Board nominations and Agenda items due

TBC: Publication of papers (Annual Report, Order of Business and any supporting papers)

10th September 2021: Delegate Registrations close 

27th September 2021: AGM