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THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY 2019 2pm

Annual General Meeting

 Talk          Connect          Celebrate

 Brighthelm Auditorium

Draft Agenda

 

1 Welcome and Introduction – Jen Henwood (Chair) (14:00 – 14:10)
2 AGM Business (14:10 – 14:35)
    1. Introductions / Apologies
    2. Minutes of the previous AGM, Matters Arising & Approval
    3. Chair’s address: Introduction to Annual Report – April 2017 – March 2018
    4. Treasurer’s Report / Approval of Accounts / Appointment of Auditors – Keith Braid (Finance Officer)
    5. Result of any postal ballot to SIS Management Committee & Membership Appeal Committee
    6. Motions
    7. Any Other Business
3 Directors’ Report – “A few headlines from 2017-18” / (Director) (14:35 – 14:45)
4 Our website – “What is new that helps you?” Matt Evenden (Digital Manager) (14.45 – 14.50)
5 B    R    E    A    K:    Stalls, networking, tea & coffee (14:50 – 15:20)
Stalls:

SIS – Have you seen our website?
Brighton Table Tennis ClubIntegration through Table Tennis
BH LGBT SwitchboardConnecting you to LGBTQ support
Voices in ExileSupporting refugees, asylum seekers and those with no support to public funds
Migrant English ProjectFree and informal English lessons for asylum seekers, refugees and migrants 
Sussex Defend the NHS Pledge against charging for NHS services
Moneyworks Partnership & Advice Matters Partnership – Specialist debt and benefit advice
Trust for Developing CommunitiesImproving lives through community development work

6 SIS Stories – 5 Minute News Bulletins:                              

Learning “What have our Sessional Linguists learnt about this year?”  David Slade (SIS Learning & Development Manager)
Reflections “Working with community interpreters” Anita Johal (RISE Domestic Abuse Worker BME Communities)
Campaigning “What is the Pledge against charging for NHS services?” (Sussex Defend The NHS)

(15.20 – 15.35)
7 Services – “What new services does SIS offer?” Vikki Gimson (SIS Quality Assurance Manager) & Ben Williams (SIS Projects Co-ordinator) (15.35 – 15.45)
8 Our story “What we think of SIS” / George & Aziza (SIS Service Users) with Hocine (SIS Community Interpreter) (15.45 – 16.00)
9 Evaluation – Voting Handsets (16.00 – 16.10)
10 Refreshments, connecting, live music (16.10 – 17.00)

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