This questionnaire forms Part One of our three part Annual General Meeting and covers the voting and election formalities over the next month.
The votes relate to Items 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the agenda. Item 10 is a free text field for you to submit a question should you wish.
Please ensure you’ve read through all relevant documents before voting. All documents can be found on the download section on the right hand side of this page.
The first question asks for your verification ID. We’ve shown this in the mailing that brought you to this page.
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Item 3 - Minutes of previous meeting
The Minutes of the Meeting, held on Tuesday 9th April 2019 at RNAS Yeovilton, can be found on the right hand side of this page.
We are required to seek approval that these represent a true record of proceedings.
Proposer: Commander Pennie Burne
Seconder: Captain Andy Skiffington
Item 3 - Please vote For or Against
Item 4 - Appointment of members
A list of new Members, and the various changes that have occurred, can be found on the right hand side of this page.
In accordance with Clause 5 of the Scheme of Association, it is necessary for these appointments to be approved en bloc before the election of the Chairman and Vice-Chairmen/County Chairmen, to allow the new members the right to vote.
Proposer: Air Commodore John Bessell
Seconder: Lieutenant Colonel Richard Baillon
Item 4 - Please vote For or Against
Item 5 - Election of Chairman
In accordance with Clause 10 of the Scheme of Association, the Chairman has to be elected or re-elected every year.
Colonel Lance Ranson has agreed to be Chairman for a third year. The Association has not received any further nominations for this appointment.
Proposer: Colonel Tim Weeks
Seconder: Colonel Oliver Chamberlain
Item 5 - Please vote For or Against
Item 6 - Election of Vice-Chairs and County Chairs
Members are reminded that Vice-Chairs also have to be appointed or re-appointed every year.
It is proposed that all Vice-Chairs and County Chairs are re-elected. The Association has not received any further nominations for these appointments.
Proposer: Wing Commander Steve Richards
Seconder: Colonel Mike Motum
Item 6 - Please vote for or Against
Item 7 - Authorisation of the Association Board
The Scheme of Association requires that the Association Board must be given express authority to exercise the Association’s statutory powers and duties without prior reference to the membership.
The proposed motion is that the Board be authorised to:
Exercise the powers conferred, and the duties imposed on the Association by the Reserve Forces Act 1996, as amended, and the Regulations made thereunder, and to deliver the requirements set by Service Level Agreements entered into by the Council of RFCAs, in support of the Services, without prior reference to the Association, save that this delegation does not extend to any decision relating to the future existence, independence or autonomy of the Association.
Proposer: Mr Stephen Whitbourn
Seconder: Colonel Stephen Oxlade
Item 7 - Please vote For or Against
Item 10 - Members' Business
Under the Members’ Business item, Association members are invited to ask questions from the floor. Members are always invited to submit questions prior to the AGM so that, where necessary, answers can be researched. If you wish to have a question answered at the AGM, please write that question in the text box below.