Annual General Meeting, 5th February 2024

Presentation at South Downs Social

Cycle Winchester will hold its second Annual General Meeting at The South Downs Social, Kings Walk, Winchester, on 5th February.

We are pleased to announce that Cycle Winchester will hold its second Annual General Meeting at The South Downs Social, Kings Walk, Winchester, on 5th February. Doors open at 7pm, with time to buy refreshments from the South Downs Social bar. The meeting commences at 7.30pm, with a break around 8.15pm for further refreshments and socialising, and we aim to finish by 9:30pm.

The meeting will start with the formal business of the AGM, but will also provide insight into current issues, some light-hearted activities, and a chance to socialise. We want to make this an inclusive and fun event, so we are happy to welcome non-members, as non-voting participants.

Our three officers, Chair: John Arthur, Treasurer: Mike Caldwell, and Secretary: Rob Jordan, are nearing the end of their three-year terms, and so there will be an election for each role. John and Mike have very kindly agreed to stand for a further term. Rob is not standing for re-election as secretary, although he is happy to continue with his specialist roles including managing the website, membership database, and Winchester Cycling Charter. We therefore have a vacancy as secretary, which mainly involves attending our monthly meetings and recording and circulating minutes. It’s a great opportunity for a member to contribute and learn more about our work! We’ll take nominations for any of the roles on the night, but would be very happy to hear in advance from potential candidates for secretary.

Agenda (formal business):

  • Welcome
  • Apologies
  • Matters Arising from previous AGM (4th February 2023)
  • Chair’s report
  • Treasurer’s report
  • Q & A
  • Officers stand down; election of officers (Chair, Treasurer, Secretary)
  • Close of formal business.

Other items:

  • Chasing the Sun: Phil Webb, the director, will show a trailer of this recently-premiered feature documentary, which includes footage of Cycle Winchester events and interviews with members of our core team.
  • Winchester Movement Strategy: Stuck in first gear? Discussion and Q&A, with Cllr Kelsie Learnie, Winchester City Council Cabinet Member for Climate Emergency and member of the WMS board, and Andy Key, Cycle Winchester.
  • Video quiz: Name that cycling city.
  • Closing remarks.

Finally, we must extend huge thanks our members, for supporting Cycle Winchester in 2023. Membership has almost doubled in the past 12 months! You are always welcome to join our core team meetings, which are generally on the first Monday of each month, bank holidays excepted. Email us for more details.

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