BDCI to discuss structural change

Structural changes will be under discussion when the BDCI holds its Annual General Meeting next month. The charity will also consider a change from being an unincorporated entity into a Charitable Incorporated Organisation.

The AGM takes place at 11.30am on Monday, 8 June 2009 at Butchers' Hall and is open to all those have made a donation to the charity of not less than £10. This includes individuals, businesses or other organisations and all have the opportunity to vote on agenda items.

Items on the agenda will include receiving the Financial Report and Accounts for the period ended 31st December 2008 and electing the charity’s Honorary Officers and a Council of Management.

An important matter for discussion will be a proposal for a new structure for the Board of Trustees and subcommittees to be implemented at the earliest opportunity after the AGM.

BDCI President Richard Cracknell is keen to see a good attendance from across the industry. He said: “This year’s AGM will be considering some very important issues associated with the charities future. I encourage as many as possible to come along and contribute to the debate."

Those planning to attend the meeting please inform the Clerk to the Trustees Mr Pail Neale by 29 May 2009. He can be contacted at the BDCI, 105 St Peter’s Street, St Albans, Herts, AL1 3EJ Tel. 01727 896094 Fax. 01727 896026 email.

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