National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

Fun, Learning, and Achievement

88th Annual General Meeting Agenda

7.30pm, Wednesday 26 August 2020

To be hosted online –hyperlinks will be published in August 

1. Opening remarks

2. Apologies for absence

3. To confirm the minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on Sunday 12 May 2019

4. ELECTION OF OFFICERS

4.1. President - MOTION FROM NFYFC COUNCIL

“That Mrs Charlotte Smith be thanked for her services to NFYFC and Mr Nigel Owens MBE be duly elected President from April 2020 – to next Annual General Meeting”

Proposer: Lestyn Owen (Carmarthenshire FYFC) Seconder: George Baxter (Cambridgeshire FYFC)

4.2. Deputy Presidents - MOTION FROM NFYFC COUNCIL

“That the 2019 deputy presidents be thanked for their services to the federation over the past year and that the following be elected from April 2020 – to next Annual General Meeting”

Eastern Area. Teresa Pemberton

East Midlands Area  Bryan Lovegrove

Northern Area Diane Coles

South East Area Alethea Snelling

South West Area  Nigel Howe 

Wales Owen Elliott

West Midlands Area  David Fellows

Proposer: Ruth Cooper (Cumbria FYFC) Seconder: Steph Watkins (Gloucestershire FYFC) 

5. MOTION FROM THE BRECKNOCK FEDERATION OF YOUNG FAMERS’ CLUBS

“That Clauses 6(b) (1), (2) and (3) of the current NFYFC Constitution be deleted and replaced with the following”:

6 (b) Members of Open Clubs (being all affiliated Clubs other than School Clubs) shall make an annual subscription towards the finances of the Federation through their Club and County Federations. The subscription is to be payable on the number of members declared by the Open Clubs in their Return of Membership as at 31st August in that year.

6 (b) (1)Such annual subscription due to the Federation from each member of an Open Club on 1st September 2020 shall be £25.80.

6 (b) (2) A General Meeting of the Federation may vary the subscription. Any such variation shall create the new subscription will apply per member from 1 September of each year

6 (b) (3) From 1 September 2020, and thereafter annually, this subscription shall be apportioned amongst the Open Clubs by multiplying such subscription by the number of members declared by the Open Clubs in their Return of Membership as at 31st August in that year.

Proposer: Rebecca Prothero (Brecknock FYFC) Seconder: Amy Powell (Radnorshire FYFC)

6. PRESENTATION OF AUDITED ACCOUNTS

Presented by: Delme Harries, Chair of NFYFC Board of Management

7. MOTION FROM NFYFC COUNCIL

“That the audited accounts for 2019 as printed be adopted and that a firm of auditors, Crowe U.K. LLP be appointed for 2020”

Proposer: Grace Millbank (Northamptonshire FYFC)

8. ADOPTION OF THE ANNUAL REPORT

8.1. “That the Annual Report for 2019 be adopted”

Proposer: Katie Hall (Chair, NFYFC Council 2019)

9. Vote of thanks

9.1. Proposer: Ed Dungait (Vice Chair, NFYFC Council 2020)

10. Close

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