Inaugural General Meeting is tomorrow!

Just a friendly reminder that our very first Dumfries Partnership Action Group AGM is tomorrow!

Our Inaugural General Meeting of Dumfries Partnership Action Group (DPAG) will be held at the Loreburn Hall, Newall Terrace, Dumfries DG1 2HP, on Wednesday 17th August 2022 from 7pm.

We rely on our members to participate and share their views, its important we have as many members come along on the night as we need 10% of our members  to participate in our IGM for it to be valid.

Please RSVP by sending an email to We look forward to seeing you there! 

Election & Appointment of the Board of Trustees

We wanted to thank everyone who took the time to apply to join our Board of Trustees. We have received 10 applications from members. Voting in of Trustees will take place in person, at the IGM. Please click the link below to find details of all applicants and copies of their statements submitted by the requested deadline.

Membership & Voting

Everyone is welcome on the evening, but please note that only Members of Dumfries Partnership Action Group (DPAG) are eligible to vote.

Election of the Board of Trustees will be held in person by members at the IGM on the 17th August.

Please encourage others to  sign up to join, its completely free and members do not have to make any kind of time commitment unless they choose to do so. Members are helping to show their support. As a result of feedback the membership form has now been simplified and you can find a link below.


Please RSVP by sending an email to by Monday 15th August by noon. We look forward to seeing you there!

Agenda of AGM

Agenda of Inaugural AGM

1. Welcome & Apologies
– Leah Halliday, Dumfries Partnership Action Group interim chair
2. Minutes
This is an Inaugural (AGM), there are no previous AGM minutes to approve.
3. Chairperson’s Report on the activities of Dumfries Partnership Action Group
4. Any Questions on the report
5. Financial Report
DPAG has no finance, nor financial activity to report beyond the establishment of a bank account.
Account name: Dumfries Partnership Action Group
Sort Code: 80-22-60
Account number: 22753660
Bank of Scotland business account
6. Recommendation
For the ‘Appointment of Auditors’ to be left to the DAPG Trustees subject to appointment of the board and draw down of finances.
7. Election & Appointment of Trustees
– Jamie Ferguson, Community Empowerment manager, Dumfries and Galloway Council.
  • The following trustees are standing down: Leah Halliday & Mark Jardine
  • The following trustees are offering themselves for re-appointment: Mark Smith
  • The following have applied to become trustees: Karl Drinkwater, Simon Allen Hugh Jones, Kenny Bowie, Tony Fitzpatrick, Eric Craig, Rod Cowan, Dr Marie Martin McKinnon, Matt Baker for The Stove Network & Robin Wishart
8. Any other competent business

Important Note
The quorum for the AGM is 10% of the Membership present personally at the AGM

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