Annual General Meetings

12th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
of the Association for Nutrition was held at:

Wellcome Collection, Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE on Friday 13th December 2019

All AfN UKVRN Registered Nutritionists and Registered Associate Nutritionists were invited to attend and participate in the AGM, during which the Honorary Officers presented highlights from the last financial year.

The AGM was followed by the 8th Annual Discourse, which Registrants were encouraged to join.
We highlighted the work of Registered Nutritionists and Registered Associate Nutritionists across the breadth of nutrition science with a theme of, #NutritionIsAScience: From Inspired to Inspiring.

Attendance of AGMs

All UKVRN Registrants (RNutrs and ANutrs) with a fully paid up registration account on the day of the AGM may attend (pre-registration may however be required for health and safety purposes of the venue – please see event notification above).

This means attendance is open to all new Registrants who have joined within the year and those who have renewed their registration by their respective renewal date of 1st April or 1st October.

Individuals with lapsed or voluntary suspended registration are not eligible to attend the AGM until their registration has been reinstated. If you are in one of these two categories, you are welcome to sign up to join us at our Annual Discourse which is usually held after our AGM.

Council/Trustee Elections

There were four positions available for election to AfN Council as Trustees for a term of office of three years from 1st Jan 2020 to 31st December 2022. When more than four nominations are received, a ballot is held of all AfN Registrants with a fully paid up registration account. AfN Elections are held using the single transferable vote system as stated within the AfN Governance Rules. The successful candidates were duly elected at the 2019 AGM on 13th December 2019.

Minutes and Recordings of AGMs

Minutes of AGM’s (and recordings of meetings where available) are available to all Registrants in the Registrants’ Area of the website. Minutes are uploaded shortly after they are ratified.

There were also three Honorary Officer positions available for election to AfN Council for a term of office of one year from 1st Jan 2020 to 31st December 2020. The positions were: Honorary Treasurer, Honorary Secretary and Chair of Council. When more than one nominations is received for each position, a ballot of Council Members is held using the single transferable vote system, as stated within the AfN Governance Rules. The successful candidates were duly elected at the 2019 AGM on 13th December 2019.

Nomination forms were accepted until 4th October 2019 from RNutrs / ANutrs with a fully paid up registration account, with no current practice sanctions or subject to any ongoing FtP investigations.