It’s that time of year when many incorporated playgroups are planning their Annual General Meeting (AGM). Of course for smaller groups it’s still a good idea to have an end of year meeting to finish the year and to prepare and plan for the next 12 months!
Our Playgroup Manual has a dedicated section within Chapter 7 detailing AGMs/end of year meetings but here is a brief overview to get you started.
When setting the date of your AGM, read through your playgroup constitution (if you have one) to see if it states any specific requirements regarding notice of the meeting. It’s a good idea to give plenty of advance warning to make sure that everyone in the playgroup knows about it and has the opportunity to attend.
The following issues are usually dealt with at the AGM:
Encouraging members to attend the AGM
People are often reluctant to attend the AGM but it is important that as many members as possible attend. To encourage members to attend the AGM the following suggestion may be useful:
Little Things …
If you have any questions about holding an AGM we can help – simply call our Hotline on 1800 171 882 and ask to speak with our Development Team. Our team are always ready to help no matter how big or small your enquiry is!
And if you haven’t already, join the Playgroup WA Committee Members Group on Facebook and ask other fellow Committee Members for advice and ideas. This group is a wonderful platform to help each other and share ideas.