Age UK Camden’s Annual General Meeting 2017
Published on 26 October 2017 02:33 PM
Age UK Camden’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 11th October was a success. The afternoon went well, with good attendance, the organisation’s work showcased, and new members signed up.
A highlight was the Mayor of Camden, Councillor Richard Cotton, who paid tribute to Age UK Camden’s work. He made particular note of our support and counselling services in light of Mental Health Awareness Week which had just passed.
Geraldine McCarthy, Volunteering Manager, spoke about the role of volunteers within the organisation and praise the high quality of help they give within our organisation.
Looking to the future, Age UK Camden has put together a Development Plan which lays out our strategy for the next three years. The AGM also covered the most recent Annual Reviewand our audited financial Accounts, which were both agreed by trustees.
After four successful years Janet Guthrie stood down as Chair, she said “ I have thoroughly enjoyed this role. Despite funding cuts, we haven’t had to close anything down and have actually grown and expanded over the last four years. Age UK Camden appreciate all of her efforts and are happy to say Janet is remain a trustee.
The AGM saw Mary Burd MBE voted in as new Chair. Mary worked as a Clinical Psychologist in London for over 30 years, forming special bonds with the Bengali community and being awarded an MBE, she has long been involved in Age UK Camden and we’re honoured she’s our new Chair.