Minutes AGM 2011

ANGLERS ALLIANCE TASMANIAMINUTES OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGSunday 21 August 2011PresentMike Stevens AFTAChair, Terry ByardVice Chair, Malcolm Cross Exec committee, Gary France TGALT Exec Committee. John Diggle IFS. John Broomby Northern Forum, Alan Gordon BOD, Charles Thompson NWFA, Sheryl Thompson NWFA, Norm Cribbin, STLAA, Michael Caminada Indep Nth,Greg Peart Indep Sth, Roger Butler TGALT, Denis Edwards Exec Assistant.ApologiesPeter Murphy, Alex Grodski, Louis Molnar, Leroy TirantChairman’s welcomeChairman, Mike Stevens, welcomed membersConfirmation of Minutes of the 2010 AGMT Byard moved that the minutes of the 2010 AGM be accepted. Seconded by G France. Carried.Business arising from the minutesNilChairman’s reportReport distributed and read by Mike StevensFinancial reportReport and 2010/2011 audit distributed and explained by Roger Butler and Denis EdwardsT Byard moved that the report be accepted. Seconded M Stevens. CarriedAppointment of auditorM Stevens moved that Michael Muller be retained as Auditor. Seconded R Butler. CarriedElection of Executive Committee OfficersNominations for current Executive Committee received. No other nominations and nominations accepted so Exec Committee remains as --Chairman - Mike StevensVice Chair – Terry ByardMalcolm CrossGary FranceAppointment of Independent RepresentativesPositions currently occupied are to remain –North West -- Leroy TirantNorth -– Michael CaminadaSouth -- Greg PeartConstitution amendmentsDiscussion on Clauses 22 and 28 referring to the need for Treasurer and Secretary (on Exec Committee) if amended to allow for two non-office bearing members on the Exec Committee and the duties of Treasurer/Secretary be done by the Executive Officer.Opinion to be sought as to the legality of this.Discussion on Clause 29 on the need for annual subscription, resolved to remove the clause subject to an investigation into the need for such a requirement. Moved T Byard. Seconded G Peart.Meeting closed 10.45am