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Announcement of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the British Baseball Federation (BBF)

13/10/21 | BBF

Details of the date, location and time of the AGM, available board positions, and instructions for submitting nominations, motions, and candidate statements.

Announcement of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the British Baseball Federation (BBF)  

The BBF AGM will be held on 27 November 2021 at 10:00am  at:  
Holiday Inn Reading - South M4, Jct.11
Basingstoke Road,
Reading,
Berkshire,
RG2 0SL  

The following Board Officials roles to be elected are:  
 ●       President
 ●       Secretary
 ●       Treasurer
 ●       Development Official
 ●       Officials Commissioner
 ●       Coaches Commissioner
 ●       Southern Senior Affiliated Leagues Commissioner (known as Senior Leagues Commissioner)  

Each person standing for election to one or more of these posts should be nominated by an affiliated BBF club/organisation and seconded by an affiliated BBF club/organisation.  All candidates nominated and seconded may submit a candidate statement no longer than one side of A4. The statement’s font must be Arial 12.  

Nominations for Life Members will be considered and should be nominated by an affiliated BBF club/organisation and seconded by an affiliated BBF club/organisation.  

Motions will be considered at the AGM. Motions for the AGM (for changes to the constitution, rule changes, adoption of policy) should be submitted by an affiliated BBF club/organisation and seconded by an affiliated club/organisation.  

Nominations, Candidate Statements and Motions must be sent to the BBF Secretary by email to infobritishbaseball@gmail.com no later than midnight on 28 October 2021. Nominations, Candidate Statements and Motions sent to any other email address other than the one stipulated will not be considered valid.  

Nominations and seconders for vacancies must be sent in separate emails.  In each email, clearly state:  
 ●       Name of nominee.
 ●       Club/organisation nominating.
 ●       Your name and your position in the club/organisation.
 ●       State that you are authorised by your club/organization to submit the nomination.  

Motions to the AGM and seconders for motions must be sent in separate emails.  In each email, clearly state:  
 ●       The motion you wish the AGM to consider.
 ●       Club/organisation submitting the motion.
 ●       Your name and your position in the club/organisation.
 ●       State that you are authorised by your club/organisation to submit the motion.  

Motions must clearly state what you want the AGM to do. A policy motion will need to explain what policy you want the BBF to adopt.  If you want to change or add a rule to the constitution, state the exact words you want added, or if you want to change a rule, say which paragraph you want deleted or changed. Motions that are not clear about what the intention is will not be submitted to the AGM.  

We will issue details about how to register to attend the AGM at a later date.     

If you have any queries please write to infobritishbaseball@gmail.com  

We are looking forward to seeing you at the AGM.  

Regards,


Earl Dix
BBF Secretary
on behalf of the BBF Board.
 

 

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