GAVS 2009 Annual General Meeting, 23rd September

GAVS is delighted to invite you to GAVS Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 23rd September, 3-5pm at Charlton House.

During the AGM, we look forward to reporting on GAVS progress during 2008-09, as well as our plans for the future. The election of new Trustees to the GAVS Board will also take place and below are details on your rights to nominate and vote on new Trustees. GAVS now has a full team actively supporting our rapidly growing membership and I will be pleased to introduce GAVS new Chief Executive, Naomi Goldberg, to you at the AGM.

The AGM is also an occasion to present the 2009 GAVS Sector Awards, sponsored by Unity Trust Bank. These awards, nominated by our members, celebrate the special achievements of the voluntary, community and faith sector in Greenwich. More details below.

New Trustees for GAVS Board

GAVS is now inviting nominations for new Trustees to the GAVS Board. All GAVS members have the right to nominate a representative from their organisation to be considered for election to the Board. This is an important opportunity for GAVS members to actively influence the leadership and direction of GAVS.

For a full application pack, please contact the GAVS office. Interviews will be held week commencing 14th September and nominations will go forward for election at the AGM. Nominee applications must be received by 5pm on 9th September.

GAVS Sector Awards

The AGM is an important opportunity to celebrate the achievements of GAVS members. GAVS is proud of its membership and the GAVS Sector Awards, sponsored by Unity Trust Bank, formally recognise the special achievements of its members in the following categories:

  • Community Cohesion;
  • Positive Impact Young People;
  • Significant Contribution to the Community;
  • Positive Impact on Health and Well-Being.

Please contact the GAVS office for a nomination form, or to find out more. The closing date for nominations to be received by GAVS is 5pm on 9th September 2009. The winner in each category will be announced at the GAVS AGM.

If you would like any further information on the GAVS AGM, Trustee nominations or the GAVS sector awards, please contact the GAVS office at or by telephone 020 8858 1363.