The date for the 2023 Annual General Meeting for The Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism is Sunday, 7 May, 2023 from 4:00pm. It will be held at LBC and also accessible via Zoom.
Please note that the link to access the AGM is the same link as Shabbat services.
The ordinary business of the annual general meeting is as follows—
(a) to confirm the minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting (2022);
(b) to receive and consider—
(i) LBC Annual Report 2022; and
(ii) the 2022 LBC Audited Financial Statements;
(c) to determine the amounts of the Annual Subscription and Joining Fees;
(d) to elect the elect the members of the Committee of Management;
(e) to appoint the Honorary Auditor(s) and Solicitor(s) of the Association;
(f) the annual general meeting may also conduct any other business of which notice has been given in accordance with the Rules of the Association.
Notice of Special Resolution
If a nomination is received from our current President Michael Taft seeking to serve a further term as President, then under the LBC Rules1 the following special resolution must be passed to enable Michael (who has served 2 consecutive terms) to serve additional terms as President if another nomination for that office is received:
“Michael Taft shall be entitled to hold the office of President for three or more consecutive terms.”
1. Rule 55(2) states that the office of President may be held for a maximum of two consecutive terms unless otherwise permitted by:
(a) a special resolution of a general meeting of the Association; or
(b) if there is no other nomination received for that office.
Nominations for the Committee:
Should you wish to nominate yourself or another for LBC’s Committee of Management (previously the Board), please download a nomination form from here or request one from the office (email@example.com).
Completed forms must be lodged with the Honorary Secretary one week (seven days) before the AGM via the Leo Baeck Centre Office PO Box 430, Kew East, 3102 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assigning a Proxy:
If you cannot attend the Annual General Meeting, please consider assigning a proxy to represent you. The Form of Appointment of Proxy can be found here: Proxy-form. The proxy form should be received by the Honorary Secretary via email@example.com three days prior to the Annual General Meeting, which is by 4:00pm on Thursday, 4 May, or given to the Chairperson of the AGM before or at the commencement of the AGM.
Any questions can be directed to the office at firstname.lastname@example.org.