Friends of the Earth Scotland AGM will happen online on Saturday 29 May 2021
All Friends of the Earth Scotland members are warmly invited to our online Annual General Meeting on Saturday 29 May 2021.
Friends of the Earth Scotland is a democratic, grassroots organisation and the AGM is an opportunity for members to influence our direction as well as elect members of our Board. (see details below)
Due to the ongoing coronavirus restrictions on large gatherings, this event will take place online via Zoom. This online event will give you a chance to meet the team, to learn about our campaigns and work over the past year and strengthen your connections with other members.
Guest Speaker: Meena Raman
With guest speaker Meena Raman on ‘Climate Justice and the UN Climate Talks in Glasgow’
Meena Raman, legal adviser and senior researcher at Third World Network will join us at the end for a 20 minute presentation with time for questions at the end. Meena is a board member of Friends of the Earth International and honorary secretary to Friends of the Earth Malaysia (Sahabat Alam).
The Friends of the Earth Scotland AGM will be held on Saturday 29 May with online “sign-in” starting at 9.50 am for a 10 am start. It will conclude at 12.30pm.
10.00 AGM opens, Chair’s Introduction
1. Board’s annual report from the Chair
2. Approval of Minutes and report of 2020 AGM
3. Financial Report and Accounts for 2020; Appointment of Auditor
4. Director’s report
5. Q&A with Chair, Treasurer & Director
6. Election of new Board Members
9. Close and thanks
12:00 AGM ends
12-12:30 Guest Speaker Meena Raman ‘Climate Justice and the UN Climate Talks in Glasgow’
12:35 – 13:30 Friends of the Earth Scotland Board Meeting
Voting by proxy
If you are unable to attend but wish to vote by proxy, please contact Wing Yen Yip on firstname.lastname@example.org
The Annual Review highlights a selection of our major campaign achievements and organisational developments from the past 12 months.
How to join the FoES Board
If you would like to seek election to the FoES Board, please contact Wing Yen Yip on email@example.com for a nomination form. Your nomination will require to be supported and signed by two paid-up members of FoE Scotland and should be received by the Secretary no later than 14 days before the AGM (14.05.2021).
Click here to find out more about the FoES board membership. Should you decide that you would like to stand for election you can find the nomination form, role description and code of conduct here.
Please note: Details about eligibility to stand for the Board are available from Wing Yen Yip on firstname.lastname@example.org
Submit motions to the AGM
You can no longer submit motions to be debated as part of the AGM.
All motions and alterations to the rules of the organisation should have been received by the Secretary in writing no later than 14 days before the AGM (14.05.2021).