Wednesday 16 November, 7.30pm
Brockley Social Club
As required by charity law, Brockley Society elects officers and other sub-committees every year. This AGM will be selecting these officers for the coming 12 months. By coming along to the meeting there is no obligation to participate, but you are entitled to vote, and may of course choose to stand or join.
Anybody is entitled to stand for any of the 4 main officer positions (see details below), and/or to join any of the sub-committees.
You can just turn up on the night and add your name to the lists that will be voted on. But please also feel free to get in touch beforehand if you are considering standing and have any queries.
7.00pm: Informal gathering
Meet other attendees and have a drink at the bar.
7.30pm: Brockley Voices presentation
Over the past 18 months the Brockley Voices oral history project has amassed over 8 hours of audio interviews with local residents. Together they constitute a fascinating insight into life in and around Brockley over the past 70 years. We will be making a short presentation on the project with a selection of the recordings.
We are always looking for new people who would like to get involved in the project, and suggestions for potential interviewees with a story to tell… Join us and find out more the project.
8.30pm: Annual General Meeting
1) Attendance and apologies
2) Minutes of the AGM 11 November 2015
3) Matters arising
4) Chair’s Report
5) Treasurer’s Report
6) Other Reports
7) Elections Part 1: Officers
- Vice Chair
You can view our PDF guide containing further details of the responsibilities and obligations of these roles here.
8) Elections Part 2: Sub-committees
- Planning group (meets monthly)
- Street Trees
- Hilly Fields Midsummer Fayre (Saturday 24 June 2017)
- Mass Photo
- ‘Then & Now’ follow-up
- Brockley Voices (our reminiscence project)
- Breakspears Mews Community Garden
- ‘MidWinter Warmer’ event for seniors in February
We will also discuss our ongoing desperate need for help with the following:
- General Admin
- Funding applications, e.g. Heritage Lottery Fund, to take forward historic research
- Communications (including the Newsletter editorial, advertising, & distribution and social media)
- managing our Archives
9.30 – 9.45pm: End of meeting
Please feel free to bring along any suggestions or ideas you might have about for the Society. This is a great chance to get involved in the organisation of our activities. If you have any spare time, it’s a great way to help enrich our community, and meet other friendly and engaged locals.
Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries, especially if you at all interested in any of the roles.
Brockley Social Club, 240 Brockley Road, SE4 2SU
(cnr Foxberry Rd., opp. Esso garage)
7pm Wednesday 16th November