VANEL Annual General Meeting
The VANEL Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2017 will take place at West Marsh Community Centre, Grimsby on Thursday 12th October 2017 at 12 noon.

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 12noon on 12th October.

  • Starts at 12noon at West Marsh Community Centre, Grimsby.

    The running order will be:

    Minutes of 2016 AGM
    Matters Arising
    Annual Report 2016/17
    Presentation of 2016/17 Accounts
    Appointment of Auditors 2017/18
    Membership Fees for 2018
    Election of Executive Committee
    Any Other Notified Business

    The AGM is expected to last until 12.30pm at the latest.

  • The Annual General Meeting will take place at

    West Marsh Community Centre
    Beeson Street, Grimsby, DN31 2QH
    01472 269230

    The Facebook page for WMCC is here.

  • A simple Annual Report has been produced summarising VANEL’s activities during the year 2016-17.

    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. Throughout the day we will also be running a series of funding appointments. Full details about these and how to book a place are here.

  • 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 12th 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.