Annual General Meetings

13th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
of the Association for Nutrition will be held:

Online at 9.30am on
Friday 18th December 2020

The AfN Honorary Secretary invites AfN UKVRN Registered Nutritionists and Registered Associate Nutritionists to attend and participate in the AGM, during which the Honorary Officers will present highlights from the last financial year.

The AGM will be followed by the 9th Annual Discourse. The discourse will highlight how Registered Nutritionists and Registered Associate Nutritionists from across nutrition science have adapted and pivoted to the demands and challenges of COVID-19 and/or BREXIT #NutritionIsAScience: Rising To The Challenge.

Attendance of AGMs

UKVRN Registrants (RNutrs and ANutrs) with a fully paid up registration account on the day of the AGM may attend (due to webinar capacity pre-registration is required for the livestream – details will be emailed to registrants on how to sign up).

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 2021 to 31st December 2023. 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 will be duly elected at the 2020 AGM on 18th December 2020.

There were also three Honorary Officer positions available for election to AfN Council for a term of office of one year from 1st Jan 2021 to 31st December 2021. The positions were: Honorary Treasurer, Honorary Secretary and Chair of Council. A ballot of Council Members is held for all eligible nominations for these position using the single transferable vote system, as stated within the AfN Governance Rules. The successful candidates are duly elected at the 2020 AGM on 18th December 2020.

Nomination forms for Trustees and Honorary Officers were accepted until 9th October 2020 from RNutrs / ANutrs with a fully paid up registration account, no current practice sanctions nor subject to any ongoing FtP investigations.

Minutes and Recordings of AGMs

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