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Board Nominations & Resolution

The 2015 AGM will take place on Thursday 26th November 2015, at Broadhurst Park, 310 Lightbowne Road, Moston, Manchester, M40 0FJ at 7pm. Registration opens at 6:30pm.

At the AGM, six current board members (Kate Ramsey, Tom Stott, John Nicholson, Alan Hargrave, Phil Sheeran and Steve Pagnam) are standing down as required having served their maximum two year tenure on the board creating six vacancies at the forthcoming election.

Current board members Alan Hargrave, John Nicholson, Phil Sheeran and Steve Pagnam are not seeking re-election. Board member Andy Davies is also standing down.

All members will receive full formal notification of the meeting no later than 21 days before the meeting.

Stand for the Board

Any member wishing to stand as a candidate should submit a written nomination to the club secretary who will confirm receipt.

The nomination should:

a. be endorsed by not fewer than 5 other members who, in granting their endorsement, state that to the best of their knowledge the member seeking election to the club board fulfils the criteria set out in these rules.

b. clearly state that the member wishes to stand for election to the club board at the forthcoming AGM

c. declare eligibility to be a member of the club board

d. be written in clear English and be clear to read.

e. clearly state the name and membership number of the prospective candidate

f. be received no later than midday 35 days before the scheduled date of the AGM (Thursday 22nd October 2015).

All candidates may also submit a statement in support of their candidacy of no more than 400 words and a passport style photograph.

Statements and photographs not supplied at least 35 days before the scheduled AGM (Thursday 22nd October 2015) date may not be distributed with the AGM papers. If possible supply the statement to the club secretary in a common digital text format (e.g. “.doc”, “.odt”, “.rtf”, “.txt”).

Any members intending to stand for the board are urged to read Rules 61 to 71 of the club’s constitution.

Notifications of members standing for election to the board, containing the information requested above, should be posted to the club’s registered office at:

FC United of Manchester, Broadhurst Park, 310 Lightbowne Road, Moston, Manchester, M40 0FJ.

or sent by e-mail to: office@fc-utd.co.uk

to arrive by no later than Thursday 22nd October 2015, being 35 days before the date of the AGM.

How to submit a resolution

If you wish to submit a resolution for consideration at the AGM, Rule 29 of the club’s constitution provides that notice of that resolution must be given in writing to the club no later than midday 35 days before the date of the meeting, therefore by no later than 12pm on Thursday, October 22.

Rule 29 also provides that the member giving notice of the proposed resolution must also give the club his or her justification for that proposed resolution, as well as its form and content, and that the notice of the resolution must be signed by the proposer as well as five other members.

Any members intending to submit proposed resolutions are strongly urged to read Rule 29 of the club’s constitution.

If any member is considering putting forward a resolution but requires assistance please contact the club secretary, Lindsey Howard prior to the cut-off date.

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First Posted ~ 12:26 Mon 19 Oct 2015
News ID ~ 6448
Last Updated ~ 14:57 Mon 2 Nov 2015