Registered Charity No. 1037027
Please reply to:
Box 809, Mailboxes Etc
26 The Hornet
Chichester PO19 7BB
April 3rd, 2020
Dissolution of Chichester U3A
For many months, we have been asking for volunteers to come forward to fill all the vacant roles within our U3A.
To date, we have not received any nominations and this means there will not be a full committee to run Chichester U3A, following the AGM.
It is our intention to hold the AGM as planned on May 21st at 2-00 pm as a virtual meeting, to which you will all be invited. We will be sending all the documents required and you will have the opportunity to send a proxy vote, with nominations for selected role/s.
We will also give you details on how to join us for our virtual AGM meeting.
However, if you are nominating yourself or another person in advance, you can do so, by emailing the Chair or sending a letter to our mailbox by April 16th. We will then ensure you receive the proxy voting form, which we must receive back by April 30th. The deadline for you to return these forms will be May 14th.
This is certainly very sad, but we have no choice. If we do not receive sufficient nominations, then it is obvious that we cannot continue.
Whilst we understand that the current situation with the Coronavirus finds us all turning our attention to other matters, closer to home, it is also a good time to consider that if you would like U3A to be there, ready and waiting once lockdown is lifted, then it will also be a good time to think about your responsibility to keep the society going.
It is also a good time to remind you that we are a voluntary organisation and we do need members to run all matters pertaining to our U3A. The Third Age Trust does not support a policy of paid staff.
Please do consider this request and send in nominations for the posts recently advertised in the bulletins and outlined below. There will be excellent help and advice available if you should agree to take on one of the roles, advertised previously in bulletins, as listed below:-
- Social secretary
- Chair for the speaker’s committee
- IT team for the monthly talks
- Coordinator for the monthly talks
On behalf of the committee