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24/08/2019 09:15am - 09:45am (approx.) Meeting at NG8 6PY

 

Little People UK 8th Annual Convention - Annual General Meeting

 

Chaired by - Warwick Davis, LPUK President

 

MEETING STARTED at 09:15am

 

  1. Attendance:

Present

(see appendix 1)

 

Apologies 

None given

 

  1. Welcome

Warwick Davis welcomed everyone and thanked everyone for attending the event. Everyone was asked if they had checked-in with volunteers at the door.

Warwick Davis gave a run through of what will occur during the AGM, explaining the membership will vote on last years minutes, vote on the LPUK 2019-2020 committee, hear a review from the chairperson, have a ‘run down’ of the 2018 accounts and vote on these, before attendees will be offered the opportunity for questions. 

 

  1. Minutes from last years AGM

It was stated that the minutes from the 2018 AGM had been available for members perusal and were available on the LPUK website. No feedback had been given and it is required that these minutes are voted for; a proposer and seconder for these minutes was requested - 

  • Proposer: Andrew Smith 
  • Seconder: Darren Todd
  • Attendee vote: Majority voted in favour

Warwick Davis passed to Stuart Walker.

  1. Report and Accounts

Stuart Walker gave an overview of the accounts ending May 2018 (see appendix 2)

It was stated these had been submitted with the accountants as required and a digital copy was available should anyone wish to see them. 

A proposer and seconder for these accounts was requested - 

  • Proposer: Belinda Thompson
  • Seconder: Belinda Clarke 
  • Attendee vote: Majority in favour
  1. Review from the chair

Sam Davis offered a few words of thanks to everyone for attending and for good wishes in her recovery. Sam Davis then handed back to Warwick Davis to read the Chair’s review on her behalf. (see appendix 3)

  1. Election of Officers - 

Warwick Davis stated that the following Trustees had been nominated for the respective positions on the Committee:

  • Sam Davis as Chairperson
  • Raymond Griffiths as Vice Chairperson
  • Stuart Walker as Treasurer

A proposer and seconder for these was requested - 

Proposer: Charlie McGreal

Seconder: Jemma Hart

Attendee vote: Majority in favour

 

  1. Re-election of Trustees - 

Warwick Davis stated that following Trustees had been nominated for re-election on to the Committee: 

  • Emma Jayne Belcher
  • Simeon Dyer
  • Sarah Griffiths
  • Annabelle Davis
  • Charlie McGreal
  • Darren Todd
  • Colleen Ewart
  • Alex Ewart

A proposer and seconder for these was requested - 

  • Proposer: Willie Coppen
  • Seconder: Anthony Blanchard 
  • Attendee vote: Majority in favour

 

  1. Election of new Trustees - 

Warwick Davis stated that the following had been nominated as new trustees on to the Committee: 

  • Belinda Thompson 

A proposer and seconder for these was requested - 

  • Proposer: Emma-Jayne Belcher
  • Seconder: Laura Smith
  • Attendee vote: Majority in favour

 

Thanks were given to the all committee members of the past 12 months.

 

  1. Questions from members

Members present were given the opportunity for questions regarding the agenda. No questions were asked. 

AGM FINISHED  at 09:40am

 

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