Annual General Meeting 2017

The IGA Annual General Meeting and Study Day 2017 will take place on Saturday 25th November, below are some useful resources.

Presentations on the day



  • For the 2016 AGM Minutes, link to follow
  • For the 2015-16 ANNUAL REPORT, link to follow


Nominations to the Board of Trustees:

Vacancies available for Nominations (click on links for job description and form): 

The process for electing new trustees to the board is as follows:

03 August

Vacant role descriptions and nomination papers are circulated to the IGA membership (links above). 

15 September

Deadline for submitting nomination papers to the IGA Office. Submissions to be sent to the Operations Manager, Lykke Leszczynski, on

22 September

Nominations summarised and submitted to the Board of Trustees by the Operations Manager.

01 October 

Nominations are summarised and circulated to the IGA membership together with

      1. Instruction of how to vote (Full Members only)
      2. Instructions of how to vote by proxy (Full Members only)
      3. Other papers relevant to the AGM such as notes from the AGM 2016

15 October 

Study Day Programme and other relevant information relating to 25 November are circulated to the membership 

01 November 

Deadline for online voting 

22 November

Deadline 10.00am for submitting of Voting by Proxy applications to the IGA Office.  

25 November

AGM and Study Day




Extract from Articles of Association clause 13. Votes of Members


13.1 Every member shall have the right to attend general meetings of the Institute and shall be entitled to one vote thereat.

13.2 Save as herein expressly provided, no member other than a member duly registered, shall be entitled to vote on any question either personally or by proxy, or as a proxy for another member, at any general meeting.

13.3 Votes may be given on a poll either personally, or by proxy. On a show of hands a member present only by proxy shall have no vote, but a proxy for a corporation may vote on a show of hands. At the absolute discretion of the Board members temporarily or permanently resident more than 50 miles from London may be allowed to vote by post. A corporation may vote by its duly authorised representative.

13.4 The appointment of a proxy shall be executed by or on behalf of the appointor and shall be in the form set out below (or in a form as near thereto as circumstances allow or in any other form which the Board may approve).

13.5 The Instrument appointing a proxy shall be deposited at the Office not less than forth-eight hours before the time appointed for holding the meeting or adjourned 10 meeting at which the person named in the instrument proposes to vote, or in the case of a poll not less than twenty-four hours before the time appointed for the taking of a poll, and in default the instrument of proxy shall not be treated as valid. No instrument appointing a proxy shall be valid after the expiration of twelve month from the date of its execution.

13.6 A vote given in accordance with the terms of an instrument of proxy shall be valid not withstanding the previous death or insanity of the principal or revocation of the proxy or of the authority under which the proxy was executed, provided that no intention in writing of the death, insanity of revocation of the aforesaid shall have been received at the Office before the commencement of the meeting adjourned meeting at which the proxy is used.

13.7 Any instrument appointment a proxy shall be in the following form or as near thereto as circumstances will admit: - The Institute of Group Analysis I “of “a member of the Institute of Group Analysis “hereby appoint “of “ and failing him, “to vote for me and on my behalf at the (Annual or Extraordinary, or adjourned, as the case may be) General Meeting of the Institute to be held on the day of 20 and at every adjournment thereof. “As witness my hand this day of 20 “

13.8 The witness appointing a proxy shall be deemed to confer authority to demand or join in demanding a poll.

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