79th Basketball England AGM announced - 2020

The 79th Basketball England AGM will take place on Thursday 10 December 2020 at 6:30pm.

Due to lockdown measures and the ongoing Covid-19 situation across the country, this year's meeting will take place online via Zoom.

The AGM will involve approving the minutes from the 78th Annual General Meeting, the Basketball England Annual Report, the organisation's Annual Accounts, plus the appointments of financial auditors for 2020/21.

There will also be new directors to elect to the Basketball England Executive Board. All eligible voting members will be contacted via email with details of this process.

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Voting information

All voting for elected directors will be undertaken electronically through the independent election services organisation, UK Engage who have provided democratic election services in the UK for many years. 

Basketball England has taken the decision to use an electronic voting system to aid efficiency and reduce costs within the organisation.

UK Engage will email the voting representative held on BE's database for each club on Wednesday 18 November 2020 with details of the nominations and how to cast your vote.

Each representative will have until 5pm on Tuesday 8 December 2020 to cast their vote. 

If you have not received an email to vote and you believe you should have, please contact Victoria.jones@basketballengland.co.uk before 5pm on Monday 7 December 2020. We will be unable to amend your details after this date.

The results of the election will be announced at the AGM.

Full members are also entitled to vote on resolutions at our AGM on 10th December 2020. 

Click on the image below to view the 2019/20 Basketball England Annual Report

Confirming Attendance

In order to confirm your attendance as either an observer or voting representative you must email Victoria.jones@basketballengland.co.uk before 5pm on Wednesday 9 December stating:

  • Your name
  • Whether you are attending as an observer or voting representative

We cannot guarantee your entry into the meeting if you have not confirmed your attendance.

If you are attending as a voting representative:

Please download the ‘Declaration of Rights to Vote’ form using the button below and email it to Victoria.jones@basketballengland.co.uk  before 5pm on Wednesday 9 December 2020.

We cannot guarantee you will be let into the meeting if you have not confirmed attendance through this process.

If you are voting via proxy:

You may send a proxy along to the AGM to vote on your behalf.  Your proxy must be a non-voting member as no person shall be permitted to make representation or exercise a vote at a General Meeting in more than one capacity.

If you would like to send a proxy, please download the ‘Designation of Alternative Representation’ form using the button below and email this to Victoria.jones@basketballengland.co.uk before 5pm on Wednesday 9 December 2020.

We cannot guarantee your proxy will be let into the meeting if you have not confirmed attendance through this process.

The zoom link to the meeting will be emailed to those individuals who have confirmed attendance half an hour before start of the AGM.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to get in touch using the button below.