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Forever Bury Board Elections 2016

It’s that time of year again when the Forever Bury Board is looking for new blood. There are nine of the twelve places on the board up for election. All the retiring board members are free to seek re-election.

All current Forever Bury members can stand for the board, but must be nominated by two current Forever Bury members.

The independent scrutineer must have received all nominations and candidate statements up to 400 words by noon on Friday 19th August 2016. If there are more nominations than places on the board an election will be held and the election papers will be sent out with the AGM notice at the end of August. The result of the election will be announced at the AGM on Saturday 24th September 2016 at 5.30pm in the social club.

Copies of the Election Rules, based on Supporters Direct Best Practice rules can be obtained from the cabin, via the Forever Bury postal address, email susan.tunstall@btinternet.com or downloaded from http://www.foreverbury.org/?page_id=739

The AGM is where members can have a say in the future direction of the trust, all current members can put forward motions to be voted on at the AGM.

All motions need to be sent to the Secretary, at the usual address or via e-mail to susan.tunstall@btinternet.com by the 24th August 2016. The secretary will check that the proposer is a current member and that the motion is not against the constitution or does not ask the society to do something, which is illegal. If the motion is in order it will be added to the AGM agenda to be voted on by the members.

The Nomination Form can be downloaded here

 

Nomination to the Forever Bury Board

It’s that time of year again when the Forever Bury Board is looking for new blood. There are seven of the twelve places on the board up for election. All the retiring board members are free to seek re-election.

 

All current Forever Bury members can stand for the board, but must be nominated by two current Forever Bury members.

 

The independent scrutineer must have received all nominations and candidate statements up to 400 words by noon on Friday 21st August 2015. If there are more nominations than places on the board an election will be held and the election papers will be sent out with the AGM notice at the end of August. The result of the election will be announced at the AGM on Saturday 26th September 2015 at 5.30pm in the social club.

 

Copies of the Election Rules, based on Supporters Direct Best Practice rules can be obtained from the cabin, via the Forever Bury postal address, email susan.tunstall@btinternet.com or downloaded here

 

 

The AGM is where members can have a say in the future direction of the trust, all current members can put forward motions to be voted on at the AGM.

All motions need to be sent to the Secretary, at the usual address or via e-mail to susan.tunstall@btinternet.com by the 21st August 2015. The secretary will check that the proposer is a current member and that the motion is not against the constitution or does not ask the society to do something, which is illegal. If the motion is in order it will be added to the AGM agenda to be voted on by the members.

 

For a copy of the nomination form click here

The New Forever Bury Board

As there were only five nominations for the seven vacant positions on the Forever Bury Board there was no need for an Election.

The five candidates Dave Giffard, Susan Tunstall, Derek Boulton, Joy Hart and Rob Wolfe had their nominations confirmed  by the members present, at the Forever Bury AGM on Saturday 20th September.

We’d like to that John Trippier from the Clarets Trust for being the Independent Scrutineer for the nomination process.

The remaining board members are Lorraine Fox, Gill Mansley, Danny Bowerbank, Jaime Hipwell opted board member Viv Webb.

Both John Raftery and Chris O’Sullivan have recently resigned from the board.

At the first official meeting of the new board the following positions were filled.

Chair Dave Giffard

Vice-Chair Lorraine Fox

Treasurer Derek Boulton

Secretary Susan Tunstall

Nominations Sought for Forever Bury and Bury FC Boards

7th July 2012

Dear Member,

It’s that time of year again when the Forever Bury Board is looking for new blood. There are seven of the twelve places on the board up for election. All the retiring board members are free to seek re-election.

All current Forever Bury members can stand for the board, but must be nominated by two current Forever Bury members.

The independent scrutineer must have received all nominations and candidate statements up to 400 words by noon on Tuesday 21st August 2012. If there are more nominations than places on the board an election will be held and the election papers will be sent out with the AGM notice in September.The result of the election will be announced at the AGM on Thursday 27th September 2012 in the social club.
The nomination form can be downloded here
The nomination process is also open for the Forever Bury Representative to the Bury FC Board, all current members who have served at least 12 months on the Forever Bury Board are eligible to be nominated. Nomination forms are available in the cabin, can be downloaded here or are available by emailing the secretary, susan.tunstall@btinternet.com

The secretary must have received all nominations and candidate statements up to 400 words by noon on Tuesday 21st August 2012. If there are more nominations than places on the board an election will be held and the election papers will be sent out with the AGM notice in September.The result of the election will be announced at the AGM on Thursday 27th September 2012 in the social club.

Copies of the Election Rules, based on Supporters Direct Best Practice rules can be obtained from the cabin, via the Forever Bury postal address, email susan.tunstall@btinternet.com or downloaded from www.foreverbury.org

The AGM is where members can have a say in the future direction of the trust, all current members can put forward motions to be voted on at the AGM.
All motions need to be sent to the Secretary, at the usual address or via e-mail to susan.tunstall@btinternet.com by the 1st September 2012. The secretary will check that the proposer is a current member and that the motion is not against the constitution or does not ask the society to do something, which is illegal. If the motion is in order it will be added to the AGM agenda to be voted on by the members.

The Forever Bury Board is going to propose adopting the New Model Rules which have been issued by Supporters Direct, at the AGM. Copies of the rules and accompanying policies will be available for you to look at in the cabin and on the website from August.

Susan Tunstall
Secretary Forever Bury

Forever Bury Board Elections 2011

 

A copy of the nomination letter and form can be downloaded here

The election rules can be downloaded here

17th July 2011

Dear Member,

It’s that time of year again when the Forever Bury Board is looking for new blood. There are six of the twelve places on the board up for election. All the retiring board members are free to seek re-election.

All current Forever Bury members can stand for the board, but must be nominated by two current Forever Bury members.

The independent scrutineer must have received all nominations and candidate statements up to 400 words by noon on Friday 19th August 2011. If there are more nominations than places on the board an election will be held and the election papers will be sent out with the AGM notice in September.

The result of the election will be announced at the AGM on Thursday 6th October 2011.

Copies of the Election Rules, based on Supporters Direct Best Practice rules can be obtained from the cabin, via the Forever Bury postal address, email susan.tunstall@btinternet.com or downloaded from www.foreverbury.org

The AGM is where members can have a say in the future direction of the trust, all current members can put forward motions to be voted on at the AGM.

All motions need to be sent to the Secretary, at the usual address or via e-mail to susan.tunstall@btinternet.com by the 5th September 2011. The secretary will check that the proposer is a current member and that the motion is not against the constitution or does not ask the society to do something, which is illegal. If the motion is in order it will be added to the AGM agenda to be voted on by the members.

Susan Tunstall

Secretary Forever Bury

 

 

         Candidate Nomination Form

Forever Bury Election 2011

I agree to allow myself to be nominated for the election for the Board of Forever Bury. In so doing, I confirm I am eligible under the criteria laid out in the Election Rules and agree to agree by those rules and those of the organisation. (The election rules can be obtained from the cabin, via the Forever Bury postal address or downloaded from www.foreverbury.org)

CANDIDATE NAME:

Membership No:_

Signature: _______________________________ Date:

Candidate Statement:Each candidate must provide a statement of up to 400 words giving details of why they think that they should be considered for the Forever Bury board. Please e-mail candidate statements if possible to the Independent Scrutineer at john_trippier@yahoo.co.uk  or by post to the Clarets Trust address below where they will be collated into a single document for distribution to the membership. Candidates may provide a passport-style photograph
  • There are Six positions on the board available for election.
  • John Trippier from the Clarets Trust will be the Independent Scrutineer and Chair of the Election Management Group
  • Susan Tunstall and Dave Giffard, both from Forever Bury, will be on the Election Management Group(EMG)
  • All contact with the EMG should be via the Independent Scrutineer.  Advice and help with nominations and candidate statements can be provided by the EMG.
  • See the Election Rules Policy for full details of the Election.

 

ALL COMPLETED FORMS AND CANDIDATE STATEMENTS SHOULD BE RECEIVED BY THE NOMINATED INDEPENDENT SCRUTINEER, John Trippier from the Clarets Trust BY noon 19th  August 2011 AT THE LATEST. Please Post Completed Forms To:        John Trippier
                                                            The Clarets Trust
                                                            30 Deerpark Road
                                                            Burnley
                                                            BB10 4SD

 

Proposed By:     Print Name:Signature:     __________________________   (Membership No:   )Seconded By:      Print Name:Signature:     __________________________   (Membership No:   ) [Note: If the candidate’s contact details have changed since becoming a member of Forever Bury then it is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that updated contact details are included separately with this form.]

Election Time Again

It’s election time again. If you’re not on our mailing list and haven’t received the e-mail already, the explanatory nomination letter, nomination form and election rules are now available to download on this website. [HERE]

And here is how the Election will run, download form HERE.