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According to the Articles of Association of Oporto British School, all Parents or Legal Guardians of current pupils are eligible to become Interim Members of the Association, as long as they request this and pay the annual membership fee. This will give them rights to both attend the Annual General Meeting and vote on all reports and proposals presented. Parents or Legal Guardians who are not Interim Members, are able to attend the Annual General Meetings, but are not entitled to vote.

If you wish to request Interim Membership of the Association of Oporto British School, please complete the application form below and email it to joana.saraiva@obs.edu.pt The membership fee has been set by the Board of Governors at €10 per year.

If you would like further information on this matter, please do not hesitate to contact the Secretary to the Board, Joana Saraiva.

 Statutes of the Association

NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TO BE HELD ON THURSDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2020 AT 18.30 HOURS

VIA ONLINE PLATFORM GOOGLE MEET - https://meet.google.com/qrj-ncgo-ueq 

In these extraordinary times we are proposing to run a virtual Meeting and votes shall be expressed by show of hands.

AGENDA

1. To discuss and approve the Annual Report and Financial Statements for the academic year 2019/2020, which ended on 31 August 2020.

2. To re-elect Ernst & Young as External Auditor for the current academic and financial year ending on 31 August 2021. 

3.  To re-elect the following two members to the Board of Governors:

Nick Heath
Maria Antónia Torres

4. To elect the following five members to the Board of Governors:

Isabel Barros
Natasha Bridge
Euan Mackay
Álvaro Nascimento
Paul Symington

5. To re-elect José António Bastos to the Statutory Audit Board.

6. To elect two new members to the Statutory Audit Board:

•       Daniel Brás Marques
•       Rui Lopes

7. To re-elect André Navarro de Noronha as Chair of the AGM. 

8. To re-elect Joana Saraiva as Secretary of the AGM.

9. Any other business. 


QUORUM 
Annual General Meetings shall be legally constituted when at least fifty percent of the members are present or represented. Should a quorum not be obtained by the time indicated in the notice convening the General Meeting, the same meeting will be held half an hour later, with any number of members present or represented constituting a quorum.


PROXIES 
At General Meetings members may be represented by proxy in writing for specific items on the agenda except "other business”. No member present may hold more than two proxies, except for the Chair of the General Meeting. However, the proxies held by the Chair must include the voting intention for each specific item on the agenda, except "any other business” for which proxies cannot be granted. 

12 November 2020

André Navarro de Noronha, Chair of the General Meeting


Annual Report and Financial Statements 2019/2020

 
Biographies of proposed Members of the Board of Governors and Statutory Audit Board


 Membership Application Form