Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2021

Wednesday 10 March 2021, 10:15 | Zoom link (TBC)

What is waiting for us at this year's AGM?

Agenda 

[Tentative]

10:15 - Greetings 

10:30 - Opening 

10:35 - Special Guest Speaker 

10:50 - 2020 in Review 

11:30 - SC Election 

12:00 - Adjourrn 

Steering Committee 2021 Candidates

A new SC will be elected at the AGM. Any ‘Regular member’ has the right to run for and be elected as a SC member. SC members are volunteer positions and receive no remuneration. 

See the list of the SC Candidates for the upcoming AGM.

 

 

Functions of the Steering Committee
  • to take all appropriate measures to further the Purpose and Objectives of NYLESA in accordance with the Bylaws, and with the NYLESA Regulations;

  • to implement decisions taken at Annual General Meetings and General Meetings;

  • to create and adopt and implement policies, guidelines, rules and regulations for the effective day-to-day management of the affairs of NYLESA;

  • to develop the NYLESA Annual Work Plan for approval at the Annual General Meeting;

  • to implement the activities of the Annual Work Plan;

  • to develop and present an Annual Report and a Financial Report for approval at the Annual General Meeting; and

  • to provide relevant information to the Membership on the activities of NYLESA via the NYLESA website, and to maintain this information updated;

Responsibilities of the Steering Committee Members
  • Chairperson 

    • promote all affairs of the Association within the International Civil Service;

    • prepare, in consultation with the Steering Committee, agendas  for Annual General Meetings, Special General Meetings, General Meetings and Steering Committee Meetings;

    • chair Annual General Meetings, Special General Meetings, General Meetings and Steering Committee Meetings;

    • support, coordinate and enhance the work of Working Groups;

    • maintain relationships with the Global Expatriate Spouse Association (GESA), with contacts within the various International Civil Service entities in New York and other partners relevant to promoting and advocating the NYLESA’s Purpose and Objectives;

    • guide, in consultation with the Working Group Coordinators, the development and updating or revision of NYLESA’s Annual Work Plan;

    • draft the NYLESA’s Annual Report; and

    • report regularly to the Steering Committee on his/her activities.

    Co-Chair

    • support and/or deputize for the NYLESA Chairperson in his/her responsibilities;

    • disseminate all relevant information to NYLESA members;

    • maintain an accurate record of NYLESA Members

    • prepare and send out meeting invitations for NYLESA Annual General Meetings, Special General Meetings, General Meetings and Steering Committee Meetings;

    • draft, circulate and maintain a record of minutes of NYLESA Annual General Meetings, Special General Meetings, General Meetings and Steering Committee Meetings; and

    • report regularly to the Steering Committee on his/her activities.

    Treasurer 

    • manage monies and money transactions held by or on behalf of NYLESA;

    • maintain a detailed record of all income and expenditure; and

    • draft NYLESA’s annual Financial Report; and

    • report regularly to the Steering Committee on his/her activities.

    Working Group Coordinators

    • further the Purpose and Objectives of NYLESA in accordance with the Working Group’s mandate;

    • report regularly to the Steering Committee on his/her activities, and those of the Working Group;

    • prepare written contributions on the activities of the Working Group for inclusion in the NYLESA Annual Report;

    • to provide information on the Working Group’s activities to the Members of NYLESA; and

    • participate in the management and guidance of NYLESA in the Steering Committee.