AGM 2015

17 November 2015, 6.30pm | Fabian Society, 61 Petty France, London SW1H 9EU

We are delighted to announce that the Fabian Women’s Network annual general meeting will be held on 17 November at 6.30pm at the Fabian Society offices. All members are warmly invited to attend, and to join us for a drink afterwards.

We will be joined by two speakers with enormous experience to share on what it’s really like for women in political leadership roles in 2015: Karin Christiansen, former general secretary of the Co-operative Party, and Anna Yearley, former director of political relations at the Labour party. There will also be reports on our work over the last two years, and a chance to meet the newly elected executive committee.

If any member would like to propose an amendments to the FWN constitution, or a resolution about our work, the deadline for these is Monday 26 October at 5pm. These should be sent with the name of the proposer and seconder to ellie.cumbo@gmail.com; please feel free to get in touch with any questions in advance.

We look forward to seeing you there to mark the next chapter for FWN!

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Proposed amendments to the FWN constitution

Amendment 1: Roles and responsibilities of officers

Proposer: Claire Leigh
Seconder: Farah Hussain

Original text:
8. The Executive Committee shall elect a Chair and Vice Chair, who could refer to their roles as Director and Deputy Director if the Committee so chooses, a Treasurer and a Secretary.

At the Annual General Meeting after elections have taken place, the incoming Executive Committee shall agree the roles and responsibilities of its elected members. Following presentation to the Annual General Meeting of a document detailing these roles, this document shall be considered part of this constitution until the following Annual General Meeting.

Proposed new text:
8. At the Annual General Meeting, the incoming Executive Committee shall agree the roles and responsibilities of its elected members for a period of one year. The Executive Committee shall elect a Chair and Vice Chair, who could refer to their roles as Director and Deputy Director if the Committee so chooses, a Treasurer and a Secretary.

Following presentation to the Annual General Meeting of a document detailing these roles, this document shall be considered part of this constitution until the following Annual General Meeting.

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