AGM – MPAI – 2022
Date: Saturday 29 January 2022.
Time: 1200hrs to 1700hrs
Location: Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Clonown Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath N37 CK 73 Phone: 090-6492601 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dress : MPAI uniform with ribbons.
IMPORTANT: The hotel is subject to all COVID 19 regulations in effect at the time of the AGM. Members wishing to attend should ensure they meet entry requirements. Members who do not wish to, or who cannot, attend, may participate remotely – details are outlined in paragraph C.
A. The Shamrock Lodge Hotel has provided the following prices for any members who wish to be accommodated: Friday 28 Jan 22: 55 euro B&B per person sharing, 100 B&B per single room. Saturday 29 Jan 22: 60 euro B&B per person sharing, 110 euro B&B per single room. 4-course evening meal : 27 euro per person. Early booking is advised for anyone interested in any of the above.
B. Tea and biscuits will be provided to attendees during the meeting.
C. Some members may not be in a position to attend but would like to participate in the meeting. To facilitate this, an email will be sent to all (paid-up) members inviting them to participate remotely via “ZOOM”. This will enable such members to view the meeting and participate. If anyone knows of any member unable to attend and does not have the means to participate remotely, please let Comms Officer (Gerard O’Kelly) know at 087 2837327. Every effort will be made to include all such members.
D. IMPORTANT DATES 07 JAN 2022: Final date for submission of nominations for appointments, proposals, motions.
12 JAN 2022: Members attending in person must have informed their branch secretary.
13 JAN 2022: Branch secretaries to inform National Secretary of number of members attending in person.
24 JAN 2022: Email sent to all paid-up members with invitation to participate in AGM via ZOOM. This link is to facilitate members who do not wish or are unable to attend in person.
28 JAN 2022: Agenda emailed to all paid-up members.
E: PLAN ‘B’ In the event that COVID regulations prevent the AGM taking place in Athlone – the meeting will take place entirely via “ZOOM”. F: Only paid-up members may vote at an AGM. Outstanding subscriptions for 2021, and subscriptions for 2022, currently being accepted.
This is the first AGM since Feb 2020. It is a vital part of our association’s activities and administration. It is hoped that as many (paid-up) members as possible will participate in person or remotely.