Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the London Region of England Fencing will be held on Thursday, 20th November 2014 at 6:30pm at The Finlay Room, The Lansdowne Club, 9 Fitzmaurice Place, London W1J 5JD
The Meeting will be held for the following purposes:
- To consider the Minutes of the previous AGM held on 12th November 2013;
- To receive the Report from the Chairman;
- To receive the Accounts of the Region for the financial periods ended on 30th June 2013 and 2014;
- To elect those Elected Officers and Members of the Committee to replace those who retire; and
- To deal with any other business (AOB).
For information, the London Region is defined as the City of London and the area covered by the 32 Boroughs represented on the London Assembly.
Who May Attend All fencers, coaches and others involved in, or otherwise interested in, Fencing in the London Region are welcome to attend the AGM.
However, the only persons entitled to vote and, unless invited by the Chairman, to speak at the Meeting are those individual members of British Fencing who are affiliated to the Region and who are at least 18 years old at the time of the Meeting. A Member is also required to have been a member of British Fencing for at least three months prior to the Meeting.
RSVP Please let the secretary, Caroline Woollard whose details are below, know if you intend to attend. Refreshments will be available after the meeting for all those attending.
Committee Members and Elected Officers If you would like to stand as a member of the Committee or an Elected Officer, you must provide the Secretary, Caroline Woollard, with a written notice of your intention to do so by no later than Friday, 14th November 2014. A properly addressed email is treated as written notice for these purposes.
Proxy Votes If you wish to vote at the AGM by proxy, you must use the London Region 2014 AGM Form of Proxy which is available on the London Region Website www.londonregionfencing.org.uk and it must be received by the secretary not less than 48 hours before the meeting.
Accounts: copies of the accounts to be considered by the Meeting are available from the Secretary upon request
Constitution Please note that the AGM and the election of Committee members and Elected Officers are subject to the provisions of the Constitution, a copy of which is also available on the London Region Web site.
Signed: Caroline Woollard, Secretary London Region
Information for The Lansdowne: When arriving at The Lansdowne Club, the main reception will direct you to the Finlay Room which is on the 3rd floor. Please note that the Club has a dress code full details of which can be found on its website; this requires men to wear a jacket and for ladies to be similarly appropriately dressed. Although this may not be strictly enforced, jeans, trainers and sweatshirts are not advisable
After the formal business of the Meeting has been completed, which is not expected to take very long, we intend to have an open discussion on any topic which is relevant to Fencing in the London Region.
We hope you will be able to join us.