THE FRIENDS’ 2015 AGM & PRESENTATION to the PRIZE WINNERS of the FRIENDS’ ANNUAL CHILDRENS’ LITERARY COMPETITION (10.15 for 10.30 a.m.) – 25 APRIL 2015
The 24th AGM will be held on Saturday 25th April 2015 at the Stackpole Centre immediately following the presentation of the prizes to the winners of the Friends’ Annual Children’s Literary competition. There is ample car parking space.
10.15 Coffee and biscuits
10.30 The presentation of the prizes to the winners of the Friends’ Annual Children’s Literary Competition.
11.00 (Approx.) AGM. commences
After the conclusion of the formal business of the day, it is proposed to update you on the ongoing Welsh Government’s legislative programme and policy developments and how they may affect our National Parks.
13.00 Cold Buffet Lunch
14.00 Chris Oliver, Head Ranger at the Centre, will lead a guided stroll through the historical core of the Stackpole Estate encompassing a lakeside walk, a look at some of the built structures and the formerly landscaped grounds of Stackpole Court. This tour will be largely on flat ground but do bring appropriate clothes and walking shoes in case of changeable weather. If the weather is bad, there will be a talk about the Stackpole Centre in the main hall.
15.00 – 16.00 Afternoon tea and cakes.
1. Chairman’s welcome
3. Minutes of the 2014 AGM – already distributed – matters arising
4. Annual Report
5. Treasurer’s Report and approval of accounts – to see a full copy of the Accounts.
6. Consideration of a Resolution to amend Clause 7 of the Constitution to provide for the position of Honorary Chairman (External Policy) and for that position to be an Officer of the Friends. If adopted consideration of two further Resolutions to amend Clause 9 and Clause 5 to enable the Executive Committee to appoint and review on an annual basis a member from its own committee, co-opted or otherwise, as Honorary Chairman (External Policy) To see the full text of the resolutions, click AGM 2015 Resolutions
7. Election of Officers
(a) Chairman (b) Vice-Chairman (c) Hon. Secretary (d) Hon. Treasurer
8. Election of members to the Executive Committee
Whilst the AGM is open for anyone to attend, participation and voting in the formal business of the AGM Agenda is limited to paid-up members. On the assumption that the Resolutions in item 6 above are carried, with the exception of the Honorary Chairman (External Policy), nominations for Officers and Executive Committee members must be proposed and seconded in writing by members of the Friends and received by the Hon. Secretary no later than Friday, 17th April 2015.
There will be an overall charge of £9.00 towards the cost of coffee, lunch, tea and cakes. Would all members and guests attending please inform Howard Williams by post, e-mail or telephone. (Howard Williams, 22 Crow Hill, Haverfordwest, SA61 2HL: e-mail. Howard@westwales.plus.com : Tel 01437 767490). If you require lunch, tea, etc., please send Howard £9.00 per head by Saturday, 4th April at the latest and also advise him if you are vegetarian or have a special dietary requirement. Cheques to be made payable to FPCNP please.
Directions: National Trust – Stackpole Centre,
B4319 from Pembroke to Stackpole and Bosherston (various entry points onto estate)
National Trust – Stackpole Centre, Old Home Farm Yard, Stackpole, nr. Pembroke,
Pembrokeshire. SA71 5DQ
Map Reference: SR 975956
Telephone Number:- 01646 661425