Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting

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Annual General Meeting 2021

This year's Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 23 October at 2pm at the Education Centre, Whisby Nature Park.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and any associated social distancing rules at the time of the meeting, attendance at this year’s AGM is by booking only and will be restricted.

Places can be booked through the Trust’s head office by email preferably - - or by telephone - 01507 526667. Please provide your name, address, telephone number and Trust membership number at time of booking. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Bookings to be received no later than Friday 15 October 2021.

All members have the right to appoint a proxy (someone else voting on your behalf), this may be the Chair (see ‘Quick Vote’ on the proxy form mailed to all members). A proxy is entitled to attend, to speak and vote at the meeting. If you wish to appoint a proxy please complete the proxy form and return it to arrive no later than Wednesday 20 October 2021.


  1. Minutes of the 71st Annual General Meeting held on 24 October 2020
  2. Report of the Trustees for the year ended 31 March 2021
  3. Audited Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2021
  4. Appointment of Wright Vigar Limited as Auditors for 2020-2021
  5. Special resolution – proposed changes to Articles of Association to allow for virtual AGM meetings to be held if necessary
  6. Election of Trustees

Nominations recommended by the Board of Trustees

Tim Sands

Tim was appointed Trustee in 2018. He is currently the Trust’s representative on the Greater Lincolnshire Nature Partnership and a member of the Financial Management, Conservation Strategy, Publications & Communications and Whisby Teams. He has 40 years’ experience working in wildlife conservation, 30 of which were with The Wildlife Trusts’ national office, from which he retired in 2005. Tim held a range of posts, which for a time covered education and publicity, but throughout he was responsible for overseeing national campaigns on numerous conservation issues and for leading on its parliamentary affairs. He has travelled extensively, both for his work with the European Union and with European non-Government wildlife organisations and as a leader of wildlife holidays. In 1994, Tim was the recipient of the Christopher Cadbury Medal and is the author of “Wildlife in Trust”, the 100-year history of the Wildlife Trusts’ movement.

Mark Smith

Mark was appointed Trustee in 2018. He is currently a Trust representative on the Gibraltar Point Joint Advisory Committee and a member of the Trust’s Health & Safety and Gibraltar Point Teams. He is a health and safety professional and has worked as national consultancy manager, technical manager, consultant and adviser. Mark was previously an instructor with the Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force for 24 years and was on the Gibraltar Point Joint Advisory Committee as a Lincolnshire County Councillor.

Public documents

Meet the team


Find out more our current team of Trustees here.

About us

Donald Sutherland