AGM update from the President I am pleased to confirm that all the resolutions proposed at the AGM on Saturday, 9 April 2016, were approved on a show of hands and your Committee for the forthcoming year is as follows:

• Marla Balicao – President
• Fiona Otika – Vice President
• Carly Brazier – Secretary
• Katie Ellis – Treasurer
• Umsilla Moodley – Joint Membership Secretary
• Henal Patel – Joint Membership Secretary
• Kathy Cong
• Kim Hyun Kyung
• Louise Park
• Hina Patel
• Tiana Joannou

I would like to thank Silvana Gliboto-Vigo, Rachel Bradford, and Celia Whitten who have stepped down from the Committee for their work over the past year. Other business approved at the meeting included:

• The Report of the Committee and Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2015;

• The 2017 Annual Subscriptions for qualified Chartered Secretaries and student members were increased to £22, with the subscription for retired members remaining at £7.50; and

• The appointment of Blue Spire Limited Chartered Accountants who remain as independent examiner for the year ended 31 December 2016.