On Saturday, the debate centred on AOC’s direction, widening the organisation to cater for non campus based activists and relations with the ACT Party.
A new President and Vice President were elected as Mike Collins and David Seymour have both finished university.
In the afternoon we had a very good presentation on VSM-voluntary student membership of student’s associations, from Rick Marshall of Student Choice.
The mood was upbeat and the debate was wide ranging and good natured. I was bloody impressed with the calibre of the people. I was also very heartened that two of the AOCer’s are putting their names forward for the upcoming board elections.
Jordan King from Wellington summed up the mood with an “isn’t capitalsm GREE-A-A-A-T?