Format: General Meeting

AGMs, SGMs, EGMs and OGMs.
Annual, Special, Extraordinary and Ordinary General Meetings.

Dublin Food Coop – AGM July 2019

Dublin Food Coop – AGM July 2019

CLIENT

Dublin Food Co-operative Society Ltd. is member-owned and member run food cooperative, going since 1983 and now in Newmarket, Dublin 8. It’s members seek to make collective decisions by consensus. A committee (the Coordinating Body) organises the management of the organisation and staff members run the operations of the group.

BRIEF

Chair an annual general meeting (AGM) at a time of increasing certainty and positive outlooks.

DETAILS

Group: 45 Food Co-op Members
Duration: 3 hours
Date: June, 2019

Wicklow Sudbury School – whole school self appraisal

Wicklow Sudbury School – whole school self appraisal

CLIENT

Wicklow Sudbury School

BRIEF

Facilitate a discussion to reflect upon the everyday learning experience of free-learning in the school, and explore possible new ideas and structures to improve engagement and relationships in the school.

The students ages ranged from 11 through to 17/18.

DETAILS

Group: 26 participants (20 students and 6 staff).
Duration: 1 day
Date: June, 2019

Dublin Food Coop – Talkin’ Coop April 2019

Dublin Food Coop – Talkin’ Coop April 2019

CLIENT

Dublin Food Co-operative Society Ltd. is member-owned and member run food cooperative, going since 1983 and now in Newmarket, Dublin 8. It’s members seek to make collective decisions by consensus. A committee (the Coordinating Body) organises the management of the organisation and staff members run the operations of the group.

BRIEF

Host an information update evening with presentations from the acting General Manager, CB Secretary and Chairperson.

GROUP DETAILS

Size: ~20
Duration: ~2 hours
Date: April 2019

Connect the Dots – Consultation Role Play

Connect the Dots – Consultation Role Play

CLIENT

Connect the Dots

BRIEF

The session was a mock role-play for an organisation wishing to better understand it’s consultation stakeholders.

My role was to advise on the session design and support the briefing for the small group facilitators. Additionally I supported the small group facilitators from the top of the room during role-play phase of the day (approx 2 hours), before handing over to the lead facilitator for the remainder of the event.

GROUP DETAILS

Size: ~30
Duration: 4 hours
Date: April 2019

Dublin Food Coop – Talkin’ Coop March 2019

Dublin Food Coop – Talkin’ Coop March 2019

CLIENT

Dublin Food Co-operative Society Ltd. is member-owned and member run food cooperative, going since 1983 and now in Newmarket, Dublin 8. It’s members seek to make collective decisions by consensus. A committee (the Coordinating Body) organises the management of the organisation and staff members run the operations of the group.

BRIEF

Host an information update evening with presentations from the acting General Manager, CB Secretary and Chairperson.

GROUP DETAILS

Size: ~30
Duration: ~2 hours
Date: March 2019

Dublin Food Coop – AGM July 2018

Dublin Food Coop – AGM July 2018

CLIENT

Dublin Food Co-operative Society Ltd. is member-owned and member run food cooperative, going since 1983 and now in Newmarket, Dublin 8. It’s members seek to make collective decisions by consensus. A committee (the Coordinating Body) organises the management of the organisation and staff members run the operations of the group.

BRIEF

Chair an annual general meeting (AGM) at a time uncertainty related to premises and future location of the coop.

GROUP DETAILS

Size: ~60
Duration: ~3.5 hours
Date: July 2018

Dublin Food Coop – SGM July 2018

Dublin Food Coop – SGM July 2018

CLIENT

Dublin Food Coop

BRIEF

A Special General Meeting of the members of the Dublin Food Co-operative Society Ltd., primarily to discuss matters relating to decision making for a new premises for the organisation.

A) Decision on Operating Premises

“IT IS RESOLVED, in supersession of all past motions in this regard, that the directors of the society (”The Co-ordinating Body”) are hereby fully authorised to acquire an operating premises for the purpose of carrying on the business of the society.”
Proposed by Patrick Flynn, Seconded by Sam Toland

B) Raising the Borrowing Limit of the Society

“THAT the Society’s borrowing limit be increased to €750,000 in accordance with Rule 9 (a) of the Society’s Rules.”
Proposed by Sam Toland, Seconded by Patrick Flynn

Group Size: ~100. Duration: 3 hr. Date: July 2018

Dublin Food Coop SGM – ICOS affiliation (part 2)

Dublin Food Coop SGM – ICOS affiliation (part 2)

CLIENT

Dublin Food Coop

BRIEF

The reconvened meeting from the week before. Chair the discussion and consensus decision making on the following motion.

The Dublin Food Co-operative Society Limited agrees to affiliate to the Irish Co-operative Organisation Society Limited (ICOS) until the Annual General Meeting held in 2019.

The members must agree by consensus to continued affiliation at this and all subsequent Annual General Meetings.

DETAILS

Group Size: ~20
Duration: 2 hr
Date: October 2017

 

Dublin Food Coop SGM – ICOS affiliation (part 1)

Dublin Food Coop SGM – ICOS affiliation (part 1)

CLIENT

Dublin Food Coop

BRIEF

Chair the discussion and consensus decision making on the following motion.

The Dublin Food Co-operative Society Limited agrees to affiliate to the Irish Co-operative Organisation Society Limited (ICOS) until the Annual General Meeting held in 2019.

The members must agree by consensus to continued affiliation at this and all subsequent Annual General Meetings.

DETAILS

Group Size: ~20
Duration: 2 hr
Date: October 2017

 

Dublin Food Coop – OGM autumn 2017

Dublin Food Coop – OGM autumn 2017

CLIENT

Dublin Food Co-operative Society Ltd. is member-owned and member run food cooperative, going since 1983 and now in Newmarket, Dublin 8. It’s members seek to make collective decisions by consensus. A committee (the Coordinating Body) organises the management of the organisation and staff members run the operations of the group.

BRIEF

Chair an ordinary general meeting (OGM) with a presentation from the Coordinating Body on their current and future premises situation, with two motions on the agenda for decision.

GROUP DETAILS

Size: ~60
Duration: 4 hours
Date: August 16, 2017

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