It is our pleasure to announce that our Annual General Meeting will be held at The Albany on Thursday, 1 February, 2024.

GCVS members are invited to join us for a morning of updates, discussions and the chance to meet fellow members. The event will begin with registration at 9 am, with the formal proceedings to follow from 9:30 am.

In addition to AGM business, we’re delighted that Chris Birt, Associate Director of Scotland from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, will join as our guest speaker. Please find below the agenda and related items of business:

We welcome new GCVS members throughout the year. If you’re interested in finding out more about the benefits and activities on offer, please find more details here.


Elections to the Board

This year, we are looking for up to three people elected from the membership to join the GCVS Board. All member organisations are eligible to nominate a candidate for election.  

Our Board Recruitment Pack explains the commitment involved and our expectations of Board members. To make a nomination, please complete our online form by 23.59 on 17th January 2024.

Board members are elected at the AGM, and we will write to you again in the new year with a list of candidates and the voting process.

We are also looking for up to two appointed Board members.  These people don’t have to be members and are selected by the Board. For all Board positions we are particularly keen to identify people based on the skills and experience they can bring. Click here to find out more and apply.



Please register to attend on our Eventbrite page and if you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact us. You can submit your apologies to and if you can’t attend remember you can appoint a proxy to attend on your behalf, use this form:

2024 GCVS Proxy Form for AGM

Yours sincerely

Ian Bruce

Company Secretary


Find all you need to know in our Board Recruitment Pack: