Notice is given that the Annual General Meeting of Dixon Park Surf Life Saving Club Inc. will be held on Sunday 13th August 2017, from 1.30pm to 3.00pm in the upper floor of the ‘Club House, Ocean Street, Merewether NSW 2291.
With reference to the DPSLSC Inc. Constitution (Dec 2016), only Active members, Reserve Active members, Long Service members, Life members and Award* members have the right to present, to debate and to vote at the Annual General Meeting. (* where granted)
Welcome, Apologies and Attendance
Minute Silence for members that have passed during the season.
Confirmation of minutes for the previous AGM held August 2016.
Presentation and adoption of the Annual Report for the 2016-17 season.
Presentation and adoption of the Auditors Report and Audited Financial Statements for the financial year ending 30th June 2017. Attendance by Scott Faraday-Bensley from auditors - Evolution Advisers.
Motion to confer Life Membership to Geoff Padgett.
Motion to confer Life Membership to Arthur Mawkes.
Motion to confer Life Membership to Peter Brown.
Motion to confer Life Membership to Stuart Barnett.
Motion for Dixon Park Surf Life Saving Club Inc. to renew affiliation with Hunter Surf Life Saving and NSW Surf Life Saving.
Election of Executive Committee for 2017-18 season;
Director of Administration and Public Officer
Vice President and Club Liquor Licence Manager
Director of Finance
Director of Life Saving
Junior Activities Manager
Director of Education
Director of Surf Sports
Motion to appoint Auditors for 2017-18 season.
Report on Strategic Planning & Projects
Nominees for Hunter Branch Awards of Excellence. Presentation of Certificates to Lisa Wright, Chad Dagwell and Peter Brown by Henry Scruton (President HSLS).
Address by Henry Scruton (President HSLS).
General Business inc. Award of Honorary Membership for 2017-18 to Geoff Wooden, Alison Wooden and Geoff Whitnall
Meeting Notes & Instructions
The Annual Report for 2016-17 season (click to download) will be made available through the club website after the audited financial statements are completed, signed off and available – approximately first week in August. This will give sufficient time for review and questions by members at the AGM.
The nominations for life membership were referred to, reviewed and assessed by the Life Membership & Honours Committee. Due process was followed with reference to the constitution and by-laws. These members are now being recommended by the Executive Committee to the AGM for the award of life membership. A redacted version of each submission will be presented at the AGM. For further information or detail prior to the AGM, please contact Peter Wilkinson m. 0422 887 662
Nominations for the Executive committee have been received from and still open for:
President – Paul Murray
Director of Administration and Public Officer – Peter Brown
Vice President and Club Liquor Licence Manager – Geoff Padgett
Director of Finance – Jonathan Murray
Director of Life Saving – Toni O’Donoghue
Junior Activities Manager – Chad Dagwell
Director of Education – Stuart Barnett
Director of Surf Sports – no nominations as yet.
Per the constitution, these members will be deemed to be elected at the AGM if there are no further nominations.
Renewal of memberships can be made and are encouraged prior to or after the AGM.
From 1.30pm to 3.30pm, the Club hall space will be restricted to official guests, members and friends/family attending for support or care. Food and some drinks will be provided to members & guests / family / friends attending the AGM.
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