21st January 2013
ANNOUNCEMENT OF QUALIFYING DATE AND NOMINATION DATE
As required by the Bye-laws, the Board of British Fencing has fixed the following dates for the 2013 election of directors:
The Qualifying Date: Friday 22nd February 2013.
The Qualifying Date is the date at which a member of British Fencing must be a “Qualifying Voting Member” in order to be eligible to vote in the election or to nominate a candidate for election.
Under the Articles, a Qualifying Voting Member is any Member who is a fully paid-up Voting Member and whose name is entered on the Roll on the Qualifying Date.
In other words, if you nominate a candidate for election, and/or if you want to vote in this year’s election, you must make sure that by not later than the Qualifying Date shown above the British Fencing Head Office has your name entered in its records as a fully-paid up voting member.
The Nomination Date: Friday 22nd February 2013.
The Nomination Date is the date by which completed Nomination Forms must be received by British Fencing Head Office.
This means that if you want to nominate someone as a candidate in this year’s election, you must ensure that the completed Nomination Form, including the completed Details of Candidate Form and the signatures of 15 paid-up members of BF, who are eligible to vote in the election, to support the nomination, has been received by British Fencing Head Office by no later than the Nomination Date shown above.
The job description(s) for the vacancies now offered for election is/are published on the BF website under "Governance - British Fencing Board - Director Job Description". Candidates should please study this, and in particular the Board's request for skills now needed on the Board.
The timetable for the election can be seen on the Timeline Chart
Instructions for Nomination of Directors
Please see also the Instructions for Nomination of Directors accompanying this notice.
Teddy Bourne, BF Electoral Officer/January 2013