Notice of the General Assembly

UDPK Constitution stipulates that fully registered members are invited to participate in its General Assembly. This letter serves as a notice and invitation to a General Assembly which will be held on the 20th December 2018. We will communicate the venue for the meeting soon.

The agenda of the meeting will be as follows:

  1. Adoption of the Agenda
  2. Reading and confirmation of Previous minutes
  3. Secretariat report
  4. Chair- persons report
  5. Considerations of accounts
  6. Elections
  7. AOB for which the notice is served 7 days before the day of the Meeting.

Member organisations are expected to appoint two delegates, a male and a female to attend the meeting. Please forward to us a letter signed by the secretary and the chairman indicating your delegates.

Secondly, you’re also at liberty to propose any of your members for the following elective positions;

(1). Chairperson (2). Vice – chairperson (3). Treasurer (4). Youth representative (5). Parent/care giver of Persons with intellectual impairments rep (6). Women rep (7). 3 Committee members

 

Nominees must possess at least an Undergraduate Degree from a recognized university. Please use the appended template to fill in these details. The deadline for submitting your dully filled form as well as CVs and academic testimonials of the nominees shall be the 7th December 2018,5:00pm. This should be forwarded to the email udpk@udpkenya.or.ke

 

Thanks in advance.

Anderson Gitonga

 

 

CEO – UDPK

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