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AGM

Our AGM has guest speakers, elects our officers, debates resolutions and has a structured discussion about our campaign year ahead. All members and supporters are welcome to attend.

Annual General Meeting 2023

Scottish CND’s last AGM took place on Saturday 18th November 2023. The AGM was held online via Zoom.  

This year, we welcomed Timmon Wallis and Marion Küpker as our guest speakers. 

A recording of their talks will be available in the near future.

Important Information

This section includes:

  • The agenda and papers for the 2023 AGM     
  • Nominations for Office Bearer roles           
  • Nominations for Executive Committee roles                           
  • Resolutions submitted to the AGM   
  • Important information about AGM voting rights                                                                                                                                                 

Agenda and Papers (2023)

 

The agenda for the 2023 AGM is below. To download available AGM papers, click on the relevant item in the agenda.

9:00 AM – Arrival, check-in and welcome.

9:30 AM – Festival for Survival Slideshow & Feedback

9:40 AM – Approval of Standing Orders & Minutes of 2022 AGM

9:45 AM – Appointment of Office Bearers (see below for nominations)

9:50 AM – Executive Committee Ratification & Thanks to Outgoing Executive Committee and Staff

10:00 AM – Approval of Accounts & Appointment of Auditor

10:10 AM – Annual Report & Framing Statement from the Executive

10:20 AM – Resolutions

10:50 AM – Comfort Break

11:00 AM – Open structured debate

12:00 PM – Lunch Break

12:45 PM – Guest Speakers: Marion Küpker & Timmon Wallis

2:00 PM – Concluding remarks

2:15 PM – CLOSE

Voting Rights

In accordance with Scottish CND’S Constitution:

You’re entitled to vote at the AGM if you have been a member of Scottish CND for at least 3 months prior to the date of the AGM.

Registered Local Groups and Specialist Sections are each entitled to two delegates, who must be individual members of Scottish CND. Delegates will each have a vote on behalf of their organisation, in addition to their individual vote.

You can only be a delegate for one organisation, even if you are a member of multiple groups.

The last day for submitting Executive Committee nominations and resolutions was October 21st at 5pm.

Three resolutions were received by this deadline, and can be accessed here.

Office Bearer Nominations

The following complete nominations were received before the deadline of October 21st 2023. 

Role Candidate Proposed by Seconded by
Chair Lynn Jamieson Isobel Lindsay David Kelly
Vice Chair David Kelly Isobel Lindsay Ann Ballinger
Vice Chair Isobel Lindsay Lynn Jamieson Shona McAlpine
Treasurer Ann Ballinger Lynn Jamieson Isobel Lindsay
Secretary Janet Fenton Ken Benjamin David Mackenzie
 Assistant Secretary Iona Soper Lynn Jamieson  Clare Phillips

Executive Committee Nominations

Candidate Proposed by Seconded by Read statement  
         
Bill Ramsay Isobel Lindsay Shona McAlpine Read Bill’s intro  
Margaret Ferguson Burns David Mackenzie Isobel Lindsay Read Margaret’s intro  
Clare Phillips Lynn Jamieson Lesley Taylor Read Clare’s intro  
 John Cairns Janet Fenton Ann Balinger Read John’s intro  
Lesley Taylor Isobel Lindsay David Kelly Read Lesley’s intro  
Jonathon Shafi Lynn Jamieson Lesley Taylor Read Jonathon’s intro  
 Ken Benjamin David Mackenzie  Ann Ballinger Read Ken’s intro  
       

2022 Annual General Meeting

You can read 2022 resolutions here. 

Check out our 2022 Year in Review for a reminder of what we got up to in 2022.  

Our guest speaker was David Hutchinson Edgar. He is Chairperson of the Irish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.  He first became involved in campaigning on environmental and peace issues as a student and has served in a variety of local, national and international organisations. He currently works as a primary school teacher, where he particularly enjoys the laughter that is a vital part of his role.  He previously worked as a lecturer in Trinity College, Dublin, and as a researcher for the Education Committee of the Irish parliament.

Listen to his talk on Irish Neutrality:

https://youtu.be/-xcMawN3TsI

                                                                                                                                           

Agenda and Papers (2022)

The agenda for the 2022 AGM is below. To download available AGM papers, click on the relevant item in the agenda.

09:00 Arrival and check in

9:30 Welcome and Guest Speaker: David Hutchinson Edgar

10:30 Approval of Standing Orders & Minutes of 2021 AGM

10:35 Appointment of Office Bearers

10:40 Executive Committee Ratification & Thanks to Outgoing Executive Committee and Staff

COMFORT BREAK  (10:50-11am)

11:00 Approval of Accounts & Appointment of Auditor

11:10 Resolutions & Organisational Change

LUNCH BREAK (12-1pm) 

13:00  Annual Report & Framing Statement from the Executive

13:10 Open, structured debate 

14:30 Concluding remarks                  

14:45 CLOSE