FRWA Annual General Meeting 2022

The 30th Annual General Meeting of The Friends of the Royal West of England Academy will be held in the main galleries at the RWA on Tuesday 22 November 2022 at 6pm.

The quorum for the meeting is 25 members.  This includes all attending Trustees. Attendance is in person or by online or postal vote.


The relevant AGM documents can be accessed here:


Minutes of the meeting held on Saturday, 2 October 2021

Chair’s Report

Trustees’ Report and Accounts year ended 31 December 2021

Voting if you can’t attend the meeting

If you cannot attend the meeting in person, you can vote online or by post.

Voting online: you can vote and submit matters arising, AOB and other queries using our online form here. Online voting can be done up to 22 November, but please submit any Matters Arising, AOB or queries and concerns in advance of the meeting by Tuesday 15 November 2021.

Voting by post: alternatively you can print and complete the Postal Voting Paper and Nomination Form, and return along with any matters arising, AOB or queries to the FRWA Hon. Secretary by Tuesday 15 November via post (c/o The FRWA Administrator, RWA, Queen’s Road, Bristol BS8 1PX) or scan and email to 

We will respond in writing prior to the AGM, and members will be informed at the AGM of Matters Arising and items of AOB received.

Committee Members (Trustees) Standing for Election

Officers serve for a maximum of five years.   Those standing for election are:

1.  Andrew Nixon as Chair (appointed January 2022)

2.  Sue Quirk as Vice-Chair

3.  Anne Jewell as Hon. Secretary (appointed June 2018)

4.  Stephen Norieko as Hon. Treasurer (appointed January 2022)

5.  The Committee (Ordinary Members)

These committee members are voted for as a group (rather than individually).  There is no time limit on being an ‘ordinary’ Trustee.  The group standing for election is:

Jane Boot (Exhibitions), Barbara Henderson, Gordon Lewis (Exhibitions), Philippa Shelton, Laurel Smart (Talks, Social Media), Patricia Triggs (Trips and Visits)