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The 71st AGM cum NGO Governance Forum 2018 and Election of the Executive Committee

Others – News      2018/10/16

The 71st Annual General Meeting (the “AGM”) of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service cum NGO Governance Forum 2018 and the Election of the Executive Committee and Standing Committees for 2018-2020 will be held on November 9, 2018, Friday, at the Auditorium, 1/F, Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong. The theme of the Forum is “Building Financial Resilience for Mission Accomplishment”. The programme of the event is listed below:

 

PM

PROGRAMME

1:30 -

Member Registration for Attendance and Collection of Ballots

(Ballots will not be issued from 4:05 pm and after)

1:45 -

Annual General Meeting – Commencement of Voting of

Election of the Executive Committee and Standing Committees

(Polling station closes at 4:15 pm)

2:15 - 2:35

Annual General Meeting – Business Meeting

2:35 - 2:45

Presentation of Care Workers Awards

2:45 - 3:05

Keynote Speech - Dr Law Chi Kwong, GBS, JP

Secretary for Labour and Welfare of HKSAR

3:05 - 4:00

Plenary Session I : Linking Money to Mission & Impact

4:00 - 4:15

Break

4:15 - 5:00

Breakout Sessions

5:00 - 5:10

Break

5:10 - 6:25

Plenary Session II: Reserve for Stability & Sustainability

6:25 - 6:30

Announcement of Results of

Election of the Executive Committee and Standing Committees

(Please refer to the following information and the appendices for details of the programme.)

 1.       The 71st Annual General Meeting 

Enclosed please find the agenda of the AGM and minutes of the 70th AGM (Appendix 1a & 1b). In case you are unable to attend the AGM, you may consider appointing a proxy by completing and returning the Letter of Proxy (Appendix 2) to the Council no later than 1:45 pm, November 6, 2018. Late returns of proxy forms and those submitted at the AGM will not be accepted.

2.       Election of the Executive Committee and Standing Committees (2018-2020) 

The period for the nomination of candidates for the Election of the Executive Committee and Standing Committees for the term of 2018-2020 has been closed. The lists of candidates are attached for your reference (Appendix 3). 

Life Members, Official Representatives of Agency Members with their names in the Membership Register as of November 6, 2018 and duly authorized proxies are requested to register at the reception counter and to collect the ballots from 1:30 pm. No ballots will be issued starting from 4:05 pm. Voting shall commence upon declaration of the opening of the AGM. The polling station will be closed at 4:15 pm.

 

Notices on change of Official Representatives must reach the Council in specified forms no later than 1:45 pm, November 6, 2018 so that newly appointed representatives will be eligible to attend the AGM and vote in the Election on behalf of their agencies.

 

3.      Result of the Election of Specialized Committees (2018-2020) 

The Election of Specialized Committees (2018-2020) has been completed. The result has been announced by email and published on the Council’s website. Please visit “What’s New” on the Council’s webpage at www.hkcss.org.hk for the lists of elected members of the Specialized Committees.

 

I would like to appeal for your support to the Council by attending the AGM cum NGO Governance Forum 2018 and exercising your voting right. Please confirm your attendance by returning the Reply Slip to the Council on or before October 30, 2018 by fax to 2865 4916, or by post to Administration Department, 13/F, Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong. You may also wish to reply online by scanning the QR Code or through the hyperlink shown on the Reply Slip.

 

Should you have any queries concerning the AGM and the Election, please feel free to contact Mr. TAM Wai Kuen, Officer (Membership Liaison and Services) at 2864 2973. For enquires related to NGO Governance Forum 2018, please contact Ms. Irene HOU, Project Manager, NGO Governance Platform Project, at 2922 9242.

 

Encl. 

Appendix 1a Agenda of the 71st Annual General Meeting

Appendix 1b Minutes of the 70th Annual General Meeting

Appendix 2 Letter of Proxy for Authorizing Representative to Attend the AGM

Appendix 3 Lists of Candidates of the Election of the Executive Committee and Standing Committees (2018-2020)

Invitation Card (with Reply Slip) of the 71st AGM cum NGO Governance Forum 2018

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