It's taken a bit of time to get round to writing a blog post about the AGM, but as today is the day of the first board meeting of new directors, it seems timely!
In the first half of the day, we got through the democratic business of the AGM. Six new directors were elected, the accounts to our year end on 30th of April were presented and approved by members, and it was agreed not to employ an external auditor for the accounts of the year 2011-2012. We also had some thoughtful and provocative questions and comments from members, in response to the presentation of what we have done so far and what we could do next. This provided some great framing for our workshops in the afternoon.
The afternoon workshops looked at our future strategy through three different themes:
- What technologies, and how we select them
- Who are key stakeholders are and how we relate to them
- When we can get to what stage, and some ambitious visions for 2030.
As always, it was really exciting and energising to spend the day with members, and get some feedback on what we should be doing next. As the newly elected directors settle into our new roles, we'll give some serious thought to how best to take the strategy forward, and ensure there are regular opportuni