Annual General Meeting Minutes 6th October 2009
Meeting opened 8pm
|Apologies:||H. Read, C. Sparks, L. O’Brien|
|Accepted:||K. Stones seconded: W. Ganly|
Minutes from the previous Annual General Meeting as distributed in the Newsletter in 2008, taken as read.
Accepted:L. Kelleher Seconded: S. Hellebrand
Business arising from the Minutes:
T. Button moved ‘that F Valastro be accepted as Returning Officer’.
Seconded - J. Ball
H. Cook read Auditor’s Report and report on the Financial Statements. Several members queried that report regarding shop stock; and what defined ‘low cost assets’. H. Cook will clarify this matter and report back.to the Members.
B. Elliott moved ‘that the Auditor’s Report and Financial Statements be accepted’. Seconded - K. Stones
Presidents report - Written Report
K. Stone moved ‘that the Presidents report’ be accepted
seconded: S Malady
Secretary’s report - Written Report
Canteen Manager - Written Report
Grounds Manager - Written Report
Trial Secretary - Not currently filled.
Training Supervisor - Written report.
Equipment Shop Manager - Written report.
President reported that approximately $400. 00 had been raised. $300.00 of which was allocated to the purchase of new books and DVD’S for our library. Last one has just arrived from America.
L. Wills moved ‘that the Reports as presented be accepted’
Seconded: S. Hellebrand.
This year there were five nominations and after voting we wish to award K. Ciezarek with a Life Membership.
J. Ball declared all positions vacant and F. Valastro, the Returning Officer, took the chair. F. Valastro said that although the Notice of Motion as posted on the noticeboard was within the 21 day time period, the wording was incorrect. There is a ‘Committee of Management’ that runs the club. Therefore, he could not accept the motion on that basis.
As the two scrutineers previously approached did not show up, B. Elliott and D. Dickeson took on the roles.
|Nominations for President||J. Ball||Duly elected|
|Nominations for Vice Presidents|
|1st Vice President||S. Malady||Duly elected|
|2nd Vice President|
|L. Blackwell. L. Wills was nominated by S.
Seconded: S. Malady. Voting followed and L. Wills.
|Lyn Wills||Duly elected|
|Nominations for Secretary|
|K. Millard was nominated by K. Stones. Seconded - S.
P. Convery was nominated by L. Kelleher. Seconded: J. Brophy.
|K. Millard||Duly elected|
|Nominations for Treasurer||H. Cook||Duly elected|
|Nominations for Trial Secretary/Ass. Secretary||T. Button||Duly elected|
|General Committee - three nominations received||V. Douglas||Duly elected|
|A. Shackleton||Duly elected|
|T. Rain||Duly elected|
|A late nomination for General Committee was received
from M. Elliott
who nominated L. Blackwell. Seconded: C. Humphreys
|L. Blackwell||Duly elected|
|Librarian||R. Youll||Duly elected|
|Assistant Librarian||S. Eldridge||Duly elected|
|Newsletter Editor||P. Convery||Duly elected|
|Training Supervisor||T. Button||Duly elected|
|Ass. Training Supervisor – 2 required|
|V. Douglas nominated by K. Ciezarek. Seconded: S. Malady.||K. Ciezarek||Duly elected|
|Web Master||B Jagtenberg||Duly elected|
|Membership Officer||C.Jagtenberg||Duly elected|
F. Valastro thanked the Members for their attendance and said the Club was on shaky ground and personal animosities should be set aside and everyone pull together.
J. Ball thanked the Returning Officer and the two scrutineers for their contribution.
As there was no further business, the meeting closed at 8.57pm.