The AGM will talk about our plans for the next year, elect new officers, reflect on activities in 2018, and hear from David Rodgers who will give a presentation on “The price of inequality and growing a sustainable Co-operative economy”.
If you cannot attend, but wish to ask a question, make a nomination or volunteer to help the branch in a role or with particular expertise, please let the officers know or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively the meeting will take nominations on the night.
Biography: David Rodgers was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk in 1947. He trained as a biology teacher at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham. While a student he was a founder member of Sanford Housing Co-operative, New Cross. From 1979 until he retired in 2012 David was Chief Executive of CDS Co-operatives, a registered provider of social housing, the largest Co-operative housing service agencies in England. He also served as a member of the board of the Co-operative College, serving as vice chair of the governors and chair of the college’s audit committee. From 2009 to 2014 he was elected president of Co-operative Housing International (formerly ICA Housing), one of the 8 sectoral bodies of the International Co-operative Alliance.
Political Career: David was a Labour and Co-operative Councillor for LB Ealing from 2014 to 2018 and a member of the Scrutiny Review Panel on Co-operative Enterprises, you can see the final report here. He is also a member of the Labour Housing Group.
The full agenda is:
Welcome from Chair
Election of Chair
Election of Secretary
Election of treasurer
Election of Deputy Chair
Review of 2018
Guest Speaker – David Rodgers