AGM and election 2019

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of The Royal Photographic Society will be held at RPS House, 337 Paintworks, Arnos Vale, Bristol, BS4 3AR, on Saturday 28 September 2019 at 10.30 am.


E-voting

This year the process for the Council elections, and for appointing a proxy to vote on resolutions at the AGM will be online, enabling a quicker, cost effective and more secure process.

We hope this will increase member engagement with the governance of the RPS.

We have appointed a reputable agent to assist in providing online platforms for both Council elections and AGM.


Attending the AGM

You can attend the AGM at RPS House on Saturday 28 September 2019, 10:30am. We are planning events at RPS to take place after the AGM, including artist talks and a drinks reception, more details will be provided on this in due course. 

Please note it is the Resolutions only that you will be providing your vote on at the AGM, you will need to cast your votes in the Council Election by noon on the 23 September either online or via the postal ballot. 

If you find out that you can no longer attend the AGM prior to 10:30am on the 26 September, you can contact Mi Voice who will provide you with a new code to provide your votes on the Resolutions online. Please see their contact details below. If however you find that you can no longer make it past the deadline, unfortunately as the deadline has passed we are unable to accept votes beyond this point. 


How to take part

If you are a Member of the RPS, you will be able to vote for Council candidates of your choice and also to review papers for the AGM and appoint a proxy by visiting www.mi-vote.com/rps/ from midday on 29 July 2019.

You will need your Membership number in order to log in - you may find this on the carrier sheet of your Journal.

We appreciate that some Members will prefer a paper-based approach. You can register for this by calling our elections agent, Mi-Voice on +44 2380 763987 or email them on: support@mi-voice.com   


Milestones

29 July: Voting for Council positions and resolutions brought forward opens.

23 September at midday: Online and postal voting for the Council elections closes.

26 September at 10.30 am: Deadline for appointing a proxy to vote on your behalf at the AGM.

28 September at 10.30 am: Annual General meeting


Supporting documentation

All documentation relating to the elections and the AGM may be found on the online platforms at www.mi-vote.com/rps/.

For reference, they may also be reviewed here.


Elections


AGM


Further information

Please ensure we have your up-to-date contact details for communications. You can check by visiting www.rps.org/my-rps to update your information. If you'd like to review our Privacy Policy for details on how we manage your date, please follow this link here.

For any questions or problems related to using the online platform please call our elections agent, Mi-Voice on +44 2380 763987 or email them on: support@mi-voice.com, their working hours are Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 17:30.

Please address any other queries to agm@rps.org.