Annual General Meeting 2023

October 11, 2023 |

The AGM of the Federation of Museums and Art Galleries of Wales will be held virtually at 2pm on Thursday 2nd November 2023. 

We are opening the opportunity to apply for the roles of President and Vice-President beyond the existing Committee in order to broaden our skill set and capacity.  There is a summary of the role description and person specification below.  All Committee members actively support these roles to ensure equity of commitment and time. If you would like to discuss this opportunity prior to applying, please contact Carrie Canham, Secretary, on

Applications for 2 x Ordinary Officers will be very gratefully received also.


14.00              Welcome

14.05              AGM

  • Minutes of the 2022 AGM
  • Matters arising
  • Annual report
  • Treasurer’s report and approval of accounts

Election of committee elected officers and ordinary members


 14. 30            Spotlight – Jane Henderson

14.55              END

Item 5. Nominations should be submitted in writing for the position of Ordinary Officers, President and Vice President to the Secretary, Carrie Canham, by 12 noon on Thursday 26th October 2023 (email:

Item 6. Any items to be discussed at AOB should be communicated to Carrie Canham, by 12 noon on Tuesday 31st October 2023 (email:


Role Summary

The role of President is to lead the board of trustees and provide strategic leadership in fulfilling the Business Strategy and charity objectives

The Vice-President will adopt the duties in absence of the President.

Key Role Responsibilities

§   To provide leadership and strategic direction to the board, ensuring it fulfils its responsibilities and purpose effectively.

§   To ensure that the organisation’s vision, mission and strategic objects are clearly articulated and effectively delivered.

§   Creates productive relationships with all Board members, and ensure that their skills and experiences are properly harnessed.

§   Chair trustee meetings, ensuring that a balance is struck between time-keeping and space for discussions.

§   Ensure the implementation of decisions is clearly assigned and monitored

§   Acts as a spokesperson and figurehead for the charity.

§   Help increase the Federation’s public profile and those of Welsh museums and galleries, through networking, representation and advocacy.

§   Plan and prepare trustee meetings and the AGM with the Secretary.

Key Person specification requirements

Commitment to the purpose and values of the Federation of Museum and Art Galleries Wales

Leadership ability

Integrity, strategic vision and independent judgement

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Tact and diplomacy to the views of others;

Welsh speaking desirable A full role description is included in the FMAGW Trustee Induction Pack, which is available on request.