University Club Annual General Meeting
With suspension of Club luncheons due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the Annual General Meeting of the University Club was an online meeting with responses requested by the cut-off date of Friday, 10th April 2020.
There was a very strong response from members to the 97th AGM, with the main items being:
- Confirmation of the minutes of the 96th AGM held on 29th March 2019 (moved by John Clarkson).
- Receipt of the annual report for 2019, with the main items being: extending the Club's condolences to the families of members who had died in the past year; thanking the Club and Committee for their support; and also thanking the management of the Heritage Leisure Lodge for providing and serving weekly luncheons. In addition, the President noted the wide and varied range of guest speakers for 2019 (check out these on the website at 2019 Speakers).
- Adoption of the Annual Accounts for the year ending 31st January 2020. The accounts, as approved, will now be submitted to the Registrar of Incorporated Societies (moved by the Treasurer Chris Boyd).
- Election of officers of the Club and the Committee was confirmed as follows:
Officers & Committee 2020-2021
[Rule 24 of the Constitution provides that “The Club shall be managed by a committee consisting of the President, Immediate Past President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, and not less than four, and not more than nine other committee members.”]
President: Anna Holmes (J.Clarkson/J/Maslin)
Immediate Past President: John Clarkson
Vice President: Austen Banks (J.Clarkson/A.Holmes)
Hon.Treasurer: Chris Boyd (J.Clarkson/A.Holmes)
Secretary: Chris Boyd (appointed under Rule 26)
[Already elected until 2021] John Holmes
[Already elected until 2022] Richard Higham
[Already elected until 2022] Max Lowrey
[Already elected until 2022] Al Robinson
[Nominated until 2023] Ross Grimmett (J.Clarkson/A.Holmes)
[Nominated until 2023] Elisabeth Cunningham (J.Clarkson/A.Holmes)
John Newton and Judith Cowley finished their terms at this AGM and the President recorded a vote of thanks to them for their service.
Posted: Sun 12 Apr 2020