At the AGM on 15th December the Chair, Tony G3YYH, welcomed 24 members and one prospective member to the meeting – a good turn-out considering the freezing temperature and slippery road conditions. A further 20 members had sent apologies for absence. These numbers reveal a healthy interest in the activities and wellbeing of the club.
The reports from the Chair, the Treasurer and the Membership Secretary were all taken as read and approved without comment.
The Bernard King G3CEG Memorial Cup was awarded to Simon G6AHX for his noteworthy and praise worthy activities on the VHF and UHF bands. The full citation will be published in January’s CARA News.
The Committee recommended that, in view of the healthy state of the club’s bank balances, the annual subscription should remain at £15. A motion to this effect was proposed, seconded and duly carried without dissent.
The following were elected as Officers:
Rich M0XRB – Chair.
Alan M0NRO – Secretary
Tony G3YYH – Treasurer
Andrew M0MVA – Membership Secretary.
The following Ordinary Committee Members were elected:
Larry G0SDG, Mike G8NSZ, Smurf M0URF
The Chair noted that Derek G3NKS would be co-opted at the first meeting of the new committee.
(The new committee takes over on 1st January 2023).
Simon G4SGI was elected Accounts Examiner.
The chair expressed the committee’s grateful thanks to Tony G3SNN for serving for many years as the Accounts Examiner and expressed their disappointment at his understandable decision to stand down this year.
Rich proposed a vote of thanks to Tony G3YYH, Derek G3NKS and James 2E0RLE for all the valuable work they had done while in post as Chair, Secretary and Treasurer respectively. This proposal was approved and endorsed by warm applause.
The meeting was closed at 20.26.
A social evening followed with a plentiful and wholesome buffet provided by the bar staff.
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