Annual General Meeting 2024

Notice is hereby given of the twenty ninth Annual General Meeting of the Northern England Flatcoated Retriever Association which is to be held at 11.00 am on Sunday 17th March 2024 at The Fenton Manor Sports Complex, City Road, Fenton, Stoke -on -Trent, ST4 2RR (Gallery Suite 1st Floor.)

Nominations are sought for the following;

Treasurer (3 years)
Mr D Taylor is prepared to stand for re-election with the support of the committee

Hon. Working Secretary (3 years)
Following her co-option to the post last year Mrs. C. Simons is prepared to stand for election with the support of the Committee.

Committee Vacancies (5 posts)
There are five vacancies on the Committee, Four are for a 3 year term of office and one is for 2 years following Mrs C Simons co-option to the office of working secretary and Mrs A Hayley’s subsequent co-option to the committee in 2023.

Mrs. H Buckley, Mr C. Hewison, Mr G Richards, Mrs V. Burroughs and Mrs A Hayley are all prepared to stand for re-election with the support of the Committee.

Further nominations for the above posts should be sent to the Honorary Secretary Miss H. Walker from the proposer, together with a letter from the seconder and written agreement from the proposed person by Friday 16th February 2024. Any newly proposed person and either their proposer or seconder must be in attendance at the AGM and be prepared to address the meeting.

Propositions for inclusion on the agenda are also invited and must be received by the Honorary Secretary no later than 16th February 2024. Only matters on the agenda can be discussed at the meeting.

Should you require a postal voting form please apply, before February 16th, 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 2024 SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE DUE ON 1ST OF JANUARY 2024 AND IF PAYING BY CHEQUE THEY SHOULD BE SENT TO OUR HON. TREASURER:

MR D TAYLOR,
Cooks Lane House,
Cooks Lane, Bradnop, Leek.
Staffs. ST13 7HA

PLEASE NOTE SUBSCRIPTIONS WERE INCREASED IN 2021
(£15 joint, £10 single and £7 senior seniors)

PLEASE CHECK STANDING ORDERS AND AMEND THEM IF NECESSARY.
MEMBERS WHOSE CORRECT SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE NOT RECEIVED BY THE AGM WILL BE UNABLE TO VOTE AND MEMBERS SUBSCRIPTIONS NOT RECEIVED BY 30TH APRIL 2024 WILL HAVE THEIR MEMBERSHIP TERMINATED.