Nova is holding the 2019 AGM and 'Big Conversation' on Meeting the Challenge on 24 October 2019, at the Council Chambers, County Hall, Wakefield.

Event details

When Thursday 24 October at 9:00am to 12:30pm
Where Council Chambers
County Hall, Bond Street, Wakefield, WF1 2QW

You are invited to join Nova at its Annual General Meeting, which will be followed by a 'Big Conversation' session entitled 'Meeting the Challenge'. The session will focus on the Wakefield District Third Sector Strategy 2020-2023 which is now in its final draft stage following consultation carried out in 2018/19. Our vision is for a stronger Third Sector, which makes better use of the social, economic and environmental opportunities to improve the quality of life of local people: a sector that people trust and support, which is just and fair, creative and innovative and which is passionate and resilient. We welcome your contributions.


9.00am Registration and refreshments
9.15am Nova's AGM – Mike Holt, Chair of Nova's Board of Trustees

1. Welcome and apologies for absence
2. Chair's opening remarks
3. Minutes of the last Annual General Meeting held on 26 October 2018
4. Presentation and acceptance of the Annual Report and Accounts 2018/19
5. Reappointment of Hansons as Auditors
6. Appointment of Directors

Introduction to the Big Conversation – Meeting the Challenge – Ian Cockerill, CEO Nova
What do you know about the district? – Paul Jaques, Public Health Intelligence Team, Wakefield Council
10.00am Meeting the Challenge – Workshop Session 1
10.55am Refreshments
11.05am Meeting the Challenge – Workshop Session 2
12.00pm Feedback and next steps
12.30pm Close

We will be running four workshops within each of the Workshop Sessions above. The workshops will focus on the four aims of the Wakefield District Third Sector Strategy 2020-2023. When you register you will need to select two workshops, the first one for Workshop Session 1 and the second one for Workshop Session 2.

If you are a Nova member and unable to attend the AGM and wish to appoint a proxy, please contact Nova on 01924 367418 and we can advise you on who you can appoint as your proxy. You can download the proxy voting form here.

Please book your place by Friday 18 October 2019, by visiting Eventbrite:

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday 24 October 2019.

Event Sponsor: