Notice is hereby given of the 22nd Annual General Meeting of the Northern England Flatcoated Retriever Association which is to be held at 11:00am on Sunday 19th March 2017 at Gallery Suite, 1st Floor, Fenton Manor Sports Complex, City Road, Fenton, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2RR.
Nominations are sought for the following
Chairman (3 Years)
Mrs Karen Joyce is prepared to stand for re-election with the support of the committee.
Hon. Show Secretary (3 Years)
Mrs Paula Goulette is prepared to stand for re-election with the support of the committee
Treasurer (1 Year balance of term)
Following the resignation of Mr Ian Bott for the balance of his term of office of one year. Mr David Taylor who was seconded by the committee, to temporarily fulfil this post in July is prepared to stand with the support of the committee.
Committee Vacancies (5 posts)
There are five vacancies on the committee.
Mrs V.Orme, Mrs K.Jubb, Mrs H.Fox, and Mrs D.Brooks have completed their term of office. With the support of the committee all are prepared to stand for re-election for a futher 3 year term .
Mrs S.Wells has resigned from the committee due to her continuing ill health. There is, therefore, a vacancy for her remaining period of office of 2 years.
Nominations for the above posts should be sent to the Honorary Secretary Mr L.Geoghegan from the proposer, together with a letter from the seconder and written agreement from the proposed person by Friday 17th February 2017. Any newly proposed person and either the proposer or seconder must be in attendance at the Annual General Meeting and be prepared to address the meeting.
Propositions for inclusion on the agenda are also invited and again must be received by the Honorary Secretary no later than Friday 17th February 2017. Only matters on the agenda can be discussed at the meeting.
Should you require a postal voting form please apply to the Honorary Secretary, who will be pleased to forward one after the nominations have closed should the positions be oversubscribed.
Members wishing to attend the AGM must be fully paid up members of the Association
PLEASE NOTE THAT 2017 SUBSCRIPTIONS WERE DUE ON 1ST JANUARY 2017 AND IF PAYING BY CHEQUE SHOULD BE SENT TO:
MR D.TAYLOR (ACTING HON TREASURER),
Cooks Lane House,
Staffordshire ST13 7HA
MEMBERS WHOSE CORRECT SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE NOT RECEIVED BY THE AGM WILL BE UNABLE TO VOTE
MEMBERS SUBSCRIPTIONS NOT RECEIVED BY 30TH APRIL 2017 WILL HAVE THEIR MEMBERSHIP TERMINATED.