You are invited to attend one of the aggregate Annual General Meetings of the Branch, which will be held during the month of March as detailed in the above Branch Annual Report.

The AGM is the Branch's policy-making forum.  It will elect the Branch Officers for 2018, set policy on important issues affecting all members and can amend rules.

 MOTIONS/RULE CHANGES

 Who can submit them?

 Any TWO members, or Branch Executive Committee

They must be in writing and include: the names of the 2 members and their signatures.  They must also arrive no later than 7 days prior to the first meeting date, which will be 01/03/2018 Please bear in mind that these motions/rule changes specifically apply to our internal branch policy/rules as per our branch constitution, and not National policy or motions.

 BRANCH OFFICER NOMINATIONS What are the officer positions?

 Chairperson

 Branch Secretary

 Vice Chairperson

 Treasurer

 Education Officer

 Equalities Officer

 Health & Safety Officer

 Young Members Officer

 There for You Officer

 Recruitment Officer

 Affiliated Political Fund Officer

 Retired Members Officer

 Communications Officer

 Membership Officer

Branch Officer Nominations must also be submitted in writing and include the nominee's name, workplace, signature as well as the names and signatures of the nominator and seconder.  These should also arrive at the Branch Office by 15/02/2018

 TRANSPORT/CHILDCARE

Members who require assistance with childcare and/or transport or who have special requirements should contact the Branch Secretary on 0131 220 6903 or shcb@btconnect.com

Tam Hiddleston

Branch Secretary