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AGM

Annual General Meeting 2022

Scottish CND’s 2022 AGM will take place on Saturday 19th November 2022. The AGM will be held online via Zoom. All members and supporters are welcome to attend. 

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Our AGM has a guest speaker, elects our officers, debates resolutions and has a structured discussion about our campaign year ahead.

The last day for submitting Executive Committee nominations and resolutions was October 22nd at 5pm.

You can read 2022 resolutions here. 

Amendments to resolutions must be submitted by the 12th November at 5pm. Please send amendments to the secretary Akiko Haga akiko.scnd@gmail.com and copy in the Scottish CND office scnd@banthebomb.org

Check out our 2022 Year in Review for a reminder of what we’ve been up to in the last year.

As well as debating resolutions, members will be asked to ratify SCND becoming a limited company.

Missed Scottish CND’s Action Planning Workshop for 2022? 

Still want to have your say on our priorities for the year ahead? It’s not too late! 

Use our open feedback form to share your views on our agenda for 2022.

Annual General Meeting 2022

Our guest speaker is 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.

Important Information

This section includes:

The agenda and papers for the 2022 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 (2022)

The agenda for the 2022 AGM is below. You’ll be able to download all AGM papers here as they become available – please just 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

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 by 20 November 2021.

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.

Office Bearer Nominations

The following complete nominations were received before the deadline of October 22nd 2022.

Attendance record of returning officers can be found here.

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

Executive Committee Nominations

The following complete nominations were received before the deadline of October 22nd 2022:

Candidate Proposed by Seconded by Read statement  
         
Bill Ramsay Shone McAlpine Isobel Lindsay Read Bill’s intro  
Iona Soper Isobel Lindsay Janet Fenton Read Iona’s intro  
Clare Philips Isobel Lindsay Janet Fenton Read Clare’s intro  
Andy Hinton Isobel Lindsay Janet Fenton Read Andy’s intro  
Lesley Taylor Ann Ballinger Shona McAlpine Read Lesley’s intro  
Marjorie Thompson Lynn Jamieson Isobel Lindsay Read Marjorie’s intro  
         
         
Resolutions        

Five Resolutions were received before the deadline of 23 October 2022. These relate to:

Faslane Peace Camp, Promoting Peace Negotiations, NATO, The EU and militarization and Duration of office for executive members.

At an EGM on October 3rd 2022, members agreed in principle to Scottish CND becoming a limited liability company. 

This decision will be confirmed at the AGM, subject to agreement by members. 

In addition to debate on Resolutions, the Scottish CND Executive have prepared a framing statement for open debate on Scottish CND’s work in 2023. This will form the final section of the AGM meeting, and all are warmly invited to contribute.

 

Annual General Meeting 2021

Scottish CND’s 2021 AGM took place at 10am on Saturday 20 November 2021. 

Agenda

09:30 Arrival and check in
9:00 Welcome and Guest Speaker: Dr Elizabeth Tynan
10:30 Approval of Standing Orders & Minutes of 2020 AGM
10:35 Appointment of Office Bearers
10:40 Elections to the Executive Committee
COMFORT BREAK
11:00 Thanks to Outgoing Executive Committee and Staff
11:15 Approval of Accounts & Appointment of Auditor
11:20 Constitutional Amendments & Resolutions (Part 1)
LUNCH BREAK (12-1pm)
13:00 Resolutions (Part 2)
13:30 Chair’s Report & Framing Statement from the Executive
13:35 Open, structured debate
14:45 CLOSE

 

Annual General Meeting 2020

The Scottish CND AGM took place on Saturday 21 November 2020, online.

Listen Again to our AGM Guest Speakers

https://youtu.be/q3m4SfeilvShIs

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