Annual Gathering

Motion 3: System for Elections to General Council

Note from Standing Orders Committee:
The following motion (Motion 2) seeks to alter the Standing Orders of the Woodcraft Folk. Two-thirds of the total number of votes at the Conference are required to pass it.

This Annual General Meeting believes the present Single Transferable Vote (STV) election system is not fit for purpose and should be replaced by a block vote system from 2014 onwards.

Motion 2: Reform of General Council and Creation of a Folk Assembly

Note from Standing Orders Committee:
The following motion (Motion 2) seeks to alter the Aims, Principles and Programme and the Standing Orders of the Woodcraft Folk. Two-thirds of the total number of votes at the Conference are required to pass it.

This Annual General Meeting Notes:

Motion 1: Timetable for Annual Gathering

This Annual General Meeting agrees to make the following changes to the standing orders:

1. Replace the existing SO.4 and SO.6 with the following text:

SO.4 In preparation for the Annual General Meeting the Standing Orders Committee and General Secretary shall agree and publish a timetable of pre-conference deadlines. In all cases, this timetable shall conform to any legal requirements and any additional requirements set down in the Articles of Association. Where possible, the timetable shall meet the following additional requirements:

Annual Gathering amendments deadline

Event date: 
19 March 2013 - 12:00pm
Event location: 
Folk Office

Get your amendments to motions to motions@woodcraft.org.uk by 12noon on Tuesday 19 March if you want them on the agenda of Annual Gathering 2013.

Annual Gathering booking deadline

Event date: 
28 March 2013 - 12:00pm
Event location: 
Folk Office

Don't forget to book for Annual Gathering. There's a £20 per person admin fee for late bookings.

See the Annual Gathering 2013 page for full details.

Annual Gathering Early Bird booking deadline

Event date: 
1 March 2013 - 12:00pm
Event location: 
Folk Office

Book early and get 10% off your Annual Gathering fees. 

See the Annual Gathering 2013 page for full details.

Draft Minutes of Annual Gathering 2012

The attached file contains the draft minutes of Annual Gathering 2012. These minutes will be approved at Annual Gathering 2013.

Motions Passed at Annual Gathering 2012

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