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Direct Nominations to the AGM


Summary: Nominations for General Board Members may be made direct to the AGM on 28 June. The closing date for nominations is 16 May.

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Circular ref: 04/18

Mark Cornish, Director of Finance and Corporate Services and Company Secretary

1. As you will be aware, Mike Benner steps down from the Board this year.

2. The vacancy is currently being advertised (see e-circular of 19 February) and shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Nominations Committee.

3. One candidate will be recommended to the Trustee Board to go forward for election at the AGM.

4. Voting Members are entitled to nominate alternative candidates direct to the AGM. Further information and a nomination form are attached.

5. The candidate and five Voting Members are required to sign the proposal form for each candidate.

6. The role of the General Board Member is to act with the other Board members to ensure that the charity fulfils its objects and is run prudently and effectively in accordance with the governing documents and charity and company law.

7. Candidates are requested to submit a statement of not more than 200 words on why you are interested in the position and how your skills and experience will help to address the particular issues facing the Board in the coming year. This statement will be included in the AGM agenda papers. You may like to run through the Board papers over its last few meetings to get a better impression of the issues; papers are available on the Local group area section of the website under Trustee Board.

8. Completed nominations must be returned to Jenny Bulman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (scanned copies will be accepted) or to CPRE, 5-11 Lavington Street, London, SE1 0NZ by midday on Wednesday 16 May.


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