Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of the Irish Wildbird Conservancy (the “Company”) will be held at 2.00pm sharp on Saturday, 15th June, 2019, in Castletroy Park Hotel, Dublin Road, Limerick, V94 YOAN.
In accordance with Articles 15 and 16 of the Company’s Articles of Association, Jim Dowdall, Stephen Wilson and John Lynch fall to retire as Directors of the Company at this AGM. The Board wishes to nominate Conor O’Keeffe of County Cork and Aisling Tallon of Dublin as a Directors of the Company.
The number of nominations for the Board is less than the number of vacancies on the Board.
In accordance with Article 7(c) of the Company’s Articles of Association, any Member entitled to attend and vote at the AGM is entitled to appoint a proxy. That proxy need not be a Member. The procedure for Voting by Proxy is laid out in Article 13 of the Company’s Articles of Association. Proxy votes in respect of the 2019 AGM must be received at the registered office of the Company by 2.00pm on Thursday, 13th June 2019.
A copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Company, including the Form of Proxy for the AGM, is available online at https://birdwatchireland.ie/AboutUs/Governance.
The agenda is as follows:
1 To consider the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 16th June 2018.
2 To review the Annual Report of the Board for the year ended 31st December 2018.
3 To consider the financial statements of the Company for the year ended 31st December 2018 together with the reports of the directors and the statutory auditor thereon.
4 To authorise the Board to fix the remuneration of the statutory auditor.
5 To elect new Directors.
6 To receive reports from the Branches.
7 To transact any other business as may be transacted at an annual general meeting.
By order of the Board.
Unit 20, Block D
Bullford Business Campus
15th April 2019
Please note that the audited financial statements of the Company for the year ended 31st December 2018 are available to members below. Minutes of the 2018 AGM are available to members on request. A summary of the Company’s financial statements for the year ended 31st December 2018 is presented in the Spring 2019 issue of Wings.