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.
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
10:20 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
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.
Executive Committee Nominations
|Read Bill’s intro
|Margaret Ferguson Burns
|Read Margaret’s intro
|Read Clare’s intro
|Read John’s intro
|Read Lesley’s intro
|Read Jonathon’s intro
|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
10:35 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
LUNCH BREAK (12-1pm)
13:00 Annual Report & Framing Statement from the Executive
13:10 Open, structured debate
14:30 Concluding remarks