Sunday, 9 October 2011

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Dear Members
This is to invite you all to the club AGM, which will be held immediately after the Thursday night training session on 20 October 8:30 pm in the main hall of the Victoria Park Harriers & Tower Hamlets AC Club House, St Augustine's Hall, Cadogan Terrace, London. E9
Please note only fully paid-up members are entitled to vote at the AGM.
Please find links to:
Nominations are invited for these vacant positions on the Board of Directors: 

1      Chair           
2      Director of Women’s Road and Cross Country     
3      Director of Men’s Track and Field     
4      Director of Facilities
5      Director of Coaching and Officials
If you would like to stand for elections to any of the vacant positions, or nominate someone, or wish to propose a motion at the AGM, please let  the Club Secretary, Brenda Puech, know as soon as possible on If you would like to know more about any of the vacant positions, please have a chat with any one of the existing Directors (who can be conducted at  All requests will be treated as confidential
The latest date for receipt of motions for the AGM is 14 October 2011
Nominations may also be submitted for the following:
President - This is a ceremonial figurehead position within the club. Peter McHugh was Club President during last year.
Life Member - Quoting our club rule:  "Life membership may be awarded to any member upon completion of 21 years continuous membership, or for outstanding service to the club. An eligible candidate must be recommended by the committee and be approved at an Annual General Meeting by a three-fourth's majority decision of all those present." Peter McHugh was the last elected Life Member..
Vice President - A ceremonial award for outstanding service to the club. Kelvin Richards was elected as Vice President last year.
Life Vice President - This is the highest honour that can be bestowed by any club across the country and is not to be taken lightly. In the 105-years of combined history of VPH and THAC, there have only been 14 Life Vice Presidents. The last member to be so honoured was Terry Adams in 2007.
We look forward to seeing you at the AGM.
Best wishes
Men's Captain Road & XC Running

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