VANEL Annual General Meeting
The VANEL Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2018 will take place at Kings Baptist Church, Alexandra Road, Cleethorpes on Thursday 11th October 2018 at 3pm.

Please Reply and let us know if you will be able to attend (or let us know even if you can’t attend).

Nomination Forms for joining the VANEL Executive Committee are available here.

Please keep an eye on this page ( or our news feed for updates on the AGM.

  • The formal Annual General Meeting begins at 3pm on 11th October.

    VANEL staff will be at the venue from 2pm until 4pm and you are invited to join us before and/or after the formal AGM itself to meet staff, learn about our latest projects and programmes, network with other members and friends and generally catch up with VANEL. 

    Light refreshments/drinks/biscuits will be provided.

  • Starts at 3pm at Kings Baptist Church, Alexandra Road, Cleethorpes.

    The running order will be:

    Minutes of 2017 AGM
    Matters Arising
    Annual Report 2017/18
    Presentation of 2017/18 Accounts
    Appointment of Auditors 2018/19
    Membership Fees for 2019
    Election of Executive Committee
    Any Other Notified Business

    The AGM is expected to last until 3.30pm at the latest.

  • The Annual General Meeting will take place at

    Kings Baptist Church
    Alexandra Road, Cleethorpes, DN35 8LG
    01472 696497

    The Facebook page for Kings Baptist Church is here.

    Please note : there is no parking on site so visitors need to use on street parking or local car parks.

  • The Trustees prepare a Report as part of the end of year accounting process.  This simple Annual Report summarises VANEL’s activities during the year 2017-18.

    Download the report (.pdf) here.

  • Before and after the AGM itself, there will be a chance to network with each other and with VANEL staff and trustees. Staff will be available between 2pm and 4pm.

    You will be able to learn about our projects and programmes, our support work and services to members.  Talk to staff about the Volunteer Development Service, Supporting Volunteers Awards or other volunteering support.  Meet the new members of the IGNITE team. Find out more about Blue Lights Brigade. Chat about MOVE and our other employability support programmes.  Ask about DBS or payroll services. Find out about development support you can tap into such as governance & trusteeship, funding support, technology support and more.

  • The Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Company (Voluntary Action North East Lincolnshire) requires its members to elect an Executive Committee at its Annual General Meeting (AGM). The Executive Committee should have at least five members and not more than fifteen members.

    We therefore need a maximum of fifteen nominations for members of the Executive Committee. Nominations must be from an organisation that is currently a Member of Voluntary Action North East Lincolnshire (VANEL).

    The Honorary Officers, namely Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer and Minute Secretary will be elected from amongst their number at the first meeting of the Executive Committee following the Annual General Meeting.

    Please note that all new Trustees will be interviewed and subjected to checks for entitlement to be a Trustee.

    IF you/your organisation is a MEMBER organisation of VANEL (not a Friend), then you can download a copy of the Nomination form to use here.

  • Please let us know whether you, or someone else from your organisation is able to attend the Annual General Meeting on 11th October.

    Either phone Peter Hewson at VANEL on 01472 231123.
    Or email or

    You should have received a “Reply slip” with your invitation letter, and you can either email this back as above or post it to us at
    VANEL, 23 Bargate, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire DN34 4SS

    Or you can tell us you are coming via the electronic reply form below:

    If you are unable to make the AGM, please still let us know if you can.

    Thank you

  • Formal Invitation

    A copy of the formal invitation letter to VANEL Members and Friends can be downloaded below

    Invitation to Members
    Invitation to Friends
    Nomination Form for Member Organisations
    Reply slip

For our AGM in 2016 we made a video!  You can still take a look at it below.