Notice of British Blind Sport AGM 2018

The 2018 British Blind Sport AGM will take place at the RDA offices, Norfolk House, 1a Tournament Court, Edgehill Drive, Warwick CV34 6LG on Tuesday 11th September 2018 at 10.30am.

Please find below the final agenda for the 2018 BBS AGM. Anyone who wishes to attend the AGM is requested to inform BBS head office by the end of Monday 10th September.

If you cannot attend & would like to cast a vote on any of the proposals or board elections please contact BBS head office to request a proxy voting form.

Annual General Meeting Agenda

10.30am Registration and Refreshments
11.00am Welcome from the Chair
11.05am Annual Review Presentation – Alaina MacGregor, Chief Executive Officer and Logan Gray, National Partnerships Manager
11.25am AGM Formalities (details below)
12.00pm Close of meeting from the Chair
12.05pm Lunch & Networking

AGM Formalities

1. Approval of the 2017 AGM minutes.

2. Elections to the Board of Trustees
Nominees
Vice Chair: Dave Gavrilovic
Non Executive Directors: Ben Moorhead & Clive Spencer

3. Voting on proposed changes to the constitution

A. To meet new Sport England requirements the board of trustees propose the attached new version of BBS’s Articles of Association.
** If viewing this on the BBS website please contact BBS head office if you would like a copy of the proposed new articles of association

B. As the BBS membership fee for adult members has remained the same for several years & the charity’s running costs have increased substantially the board propose increasing the annual membership fee for adults to £20 per year, a £2 increase on the current fee. The decision to offer free membership to all junior members until at least the end of 2020 will not be effected by this proposal.

4. Financial report

5. Approval of BBS accountants for the next financial year
The Board propose to remain with Solutions 4 Tax.

6. Chair’s report