The 2016 Annual General Meeting of UNA-UK will take place at 4pm on Saturday 5 March 2016 at Ravensbourne, 6 Penrose Way, Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10 0EW.
The following documentation, with further information, is included below:
- AGM 2016 notice, draft 2015 minutes and 2014-15 Financial Summary
- Proxy voting form for those not able to attend
- UNA-UK Accounts 2015 (signed)
- 2016 audit tender process
- Topics for discussion
- Distinguished Service Awards nominees
- Process for members to submit topics for discussion
All paid up and honorary members of the Association have the right to attend. While prior registration is not required, we strongly encourage those intending to attend to register here.
All paid-up and honorary members of the Association have the right to vote. Those who cannot attend have the right to appoint a proxy to vote on their behalf.
Proxy voting forms are available to download by clicking here, or by contacting Angie Pankhania on 020 7766 3454 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or by post to Company Secretary, UNA-UK, 3 Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2EL.
Deadline: Completed forms must reach the Company Secretary by 4pm on Thursday 3 March 2016 or they will not be counted.
Topics for discussion at the AGM
The Board of UNA-UK has agreed that all paid-up and honorary members of UNA-UK should be given an opportunity to propose topics for discussion at the AGM. The topics for discussion must focus on general management and governance and cannot be policy proposals. Each submission must be supported by six members, one of whom should attend the AGM. The deadline for submission was Monday 15 February, 4pm.
Paid-up and honorary members are free to raise issues at the meeting but prior notification through this process will enable the allocation of sufficient time for discussion.
Distinguished Service Awards
As in previous years, the 2016 Distinguished Service Awards will be presented at the AGM.
The committees of all UNA Nations, Regions and Youth are invited to make nominations for these awards, which must include a citation of no more than 300 words stating why the person has been nominated, and must be signed by two officers of the regional, national or youth committee in question. If there is no regional committee in your area, two branch officers should sign the citation.
The UNA-UK Board and Executive are delighted when awardees are able to attend the AGM to receive their awards in person and we encourage committees to extend an invitation to their nominees.
Click here for more information and the nomination form. Deadline: nominations for distinguished service awards must be received by Monday 15 February, 4pm.
Questions and requests for hard copies
Questions and requests for hard copies of the documentation should be sent to: Angie Pankhania on 020 7766 3454 or email@example.com, or by post to Company Secretary, UNA-UK, 3 Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2EL.