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Save the date: BMF’s Annual General Meeting 2021

BMF’s chair Jim Freeman invites all BMF members to take part in the 2021 Annual General Meeting Saturday 9 October.

Jim Freeman, BMF’s Chair.

Notice is hereby given that the 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the British Motorcyclists Federation (BMF) will take place on Saturday 9 October 2021 at 11am.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is intended that the meeting will be held virtually using the electronic meeting software, Zoom. All full and affiliate members of the BMF are cordially invited to register their intention to take part in the AGM. Voting rights of those taking part are set out in Section 6 of the BMF Constitution.

Registration of your intention to attend the AGM will be through the BMF membership administration – please contact membership@bmf.co.uk

Please take the opportunity to update your details as soon as possible. All future communications regarding the AGM, including the issuing of all papers and documents for the AGM will be through the BMF membership database. Accordingly, it is important that we have the most up-to-date contact information for you.

The business of the Annual General Meeting shall include:

  1. to consider the appointment of Patron, President, Vice Presidents and honorary members;
  2. to elect the Chair of the Federation;
  3. to elect members of the Management Team;
  4. to elect the Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee;
  5. to receive a progress report from each member of the Management Team, including a report from the Chair on the state of the Federation;
  6. to question the members of the Management Team on the contents of the reports submitted in (E) above;
  7. to receive financial reports including the annual audited accounts of British Motorcyclists Federation (Enterprises) Ltd;
  8. to receive and approve the Action Plan;
  9. to consider motions placed before it;
  10. to alter, amend, rescind or add to the Constitution, Disciplinary Procedures and Standing Orders of the Federation;
  11. to hear final appeals under the disciplinary procedure;
  12. to ratify the election of the BMF council members.

The AGM shall be the sole authority as to the interpretation of the Constitution of the BMF. Full details of the manner to make a nomination or motion to the BMF AGM are contained in the BMF Constitution and Standing Orders.

Because the meeting will be a virtual meeting, you will need to download and print copies of all papers that you will need for the AGM. If you do not have internet access or access to printing facilities, please contact the BMF Office who will be able to send you paper copies of the documentation that you need.

You must be a current BMF or Club member to take part in the AGM.

If you are a voting representative of a club, prior to the meeting, please submit to the BMF Office a letter (or email) from your Club Secretary showing that you have been appointed to represent the club. It would be helpful if this could be submitted as soon as possible.

Please feel free to contact the BMF office – 0116 279 5112 / membership@bmf.co.uk – for any further information or with any questions.

Jim Freeman
Chair, BMF

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