B.C.W.A. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING MINUTES
JUNE 28, 2014
ORDER: Finance Chair Paul Goldberg called the meeting to order at Semiahmoo Senior Secondary School in Surrey, B.C. on June 28, 2014 at 6:36 p.m.
ATTENDANCE: Walter Bailey, Chair, Michael Cartwright, Vice-President, Paul Goldberg, Finance Chair, and fifty four members were present.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT:
Walter Bailey delivered the Executive Director’s report and he commented on activities and successes over the past year. Questions from the membership were posed and answered.
FINANCE CHAIR’S REPORT:
Paul Goldberg delivered the financial report for the 2013/2014 fiscal year, and handed out copies of the March 31, 2014 financial statements for approval. Questions from the membership were solicited and answered. A motion was made to adopt the report, and the motion was carried by a vote of 54-0.
APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTORS:
Paul Goldberg indicated that two director’s positions were open for office – Treasurer/Secretary and Vice-Chair (two year terms). Dieter Stamm nominated Paul Goldberg for the Treasurer’s position, with Walter Bailey seconding. With only one nomination Paul Goldberg was reinstated as Treasurer/Secretary for a two-year term by acclamation.
Dan Gad nominated Brock Pedersen for the position of Vice-Chair, with Walter Bailey seconding. Dieter Stamm nominated Shiloh Richards for Vice-Chair with Susan Penner seconding. A vote of the attending membership was taken, with Brock Pedersen being elected as Vice-Chair by a vote of 26 to 18. Some members did not vote.
SPECIAL RESOLUTION: No Special Resolutions were presented to the membership.
QUESTION & ANSWER PERIOD: Various general questions were asked by the membership and answered by Walter Bailey and Paul Goldberg. Ample time was given for all questions and responses.
ADJOURNMENT: Having concluded the order of business, a member made a motion to adjourn the meeting, and the motion was carried by vote of 54-0 at 7:17 p.m.