SAM AGM MINUTES st 21 February 2012 Meeting began: 19:44 55 members and 6 guests in attendance. The Chairman, Beverley Rudland welcomed all members and guests including the IAMâ€™s Regional Group Coordinator, Tony Clarke. A test pass certificate was presented. The Chairman and Treasurer then stepped down from the meeting whilst the outgoing Secretary (Martin Andrew) discussed the officer nominations. It was announced that the only nomination received for the post of Chairman was Beverley Rudland. This proposal was put to the vote and Beverley was unanimously elected. Last yearâ€™s AGM minutes were discussed and upon the proposal of Derek Barker and seconding by Steve Cook, they were accepted unopposed by the membership. The audited accounts were proposed for acceptance by David Rudland and seconded by Ray Spreadbury. There were no objections. (Ray Spreadbury queried the cost of the magazine as shown in the accounts. He was satisfied by the reply from the treasurer.) The Treasurer (Judy Chittock) was re-elected. The post of Secretary was discussed and the only applicant (David Rudland) was elected by the floor. The Chairman thanked the retiring Secretary for his services to the group. Committee members, Chris and Susan Smith announced that they were standing down from the committee and were thanked by the Chairman. Three new committee members (Dave Arbon, Vinny Evans and Steve Cook) were individually elected. The rest of the retiring committee members were reelected by block vote. There were no new nominations from the floor and no objections to any elected posts. The SAM Observer February 2013
The February 2013 edition of "The SAM Observer"