REPORTS & NOTICES
2018 AGM held at Abercorn School
Minutes of the Annual General Meeting
held at 148Marylebone Road on Wednesday 4th April
Present : Tony Antoniou, Colin Chapman, John Chi1ds,
Owen Green, Mark Grimade, Stuart Lawrence, Jim McClenning,
Leslie McKinnes, Gerald Margolis, Edmund May, Gerald
Milch, Adrian Morris, Eric Price, Brian Saperia, Peter
Sayers, Mike Springate, Tom Symonds, Robert Tims,
Brian Vickers, Conrad Wagner, Peter Walter, and Jack
1. The PRESIDENT, Sir Brian Vickers took the chair
and opened the meeting at 7.19 p.m. 2. Apologies for
absence had. been received from Michael Bakall, Andrew
Chapman, Photios Demetriou, Stuart de Prochnow, Peter
Ellis, Judith Geldard, Keith Graham, Jeff Gray, Mike
Harding, Omar Harmon, George Hobart, Felicity Hutton,
Michael Kaye, Malcolm King, Denis Kurzon, Jeff Lawrence,
Angus Mackay, Ken Marks, Maxwell Misner, Brian Pullen,
James Rath, Roger Renders, Tom Sawyer, Kevin Silber,
Martin Tims, Paul Treadaway, Shuan Wood and Peter
Woodman. Douglas Walters had planned to attend..
3. Acceptance of the MINUTES of the ANNUAL GENERAL
MEETING on 05 April 2017 was proposed by Jim McClenning
and seconded by Mike Springate. There was unanimous
approva1 and the minutes were signed by the President.
The REPORTS were presented in a booklet.
4.a. The CHAIRMAN of the COMMITTEE Peter Sayers, presented
his report stressing his hope that attendances at
meetings and functions would increase. The President
proposed the adoption of the report, which was accepted
4 b. In Omar Harmon's absence, the TREASURER'S report
was presented by Gerald Margolis, who conveyed Omar's
thanks to Tony Antoniou for examining the accounts.
Expenditure and deficits on functions were generally
similar to those of 2016. The War Loan was at last
repaid. The adoption of the report was proposed by
Robert Tims and seconded by Jim McClenning. The meeting
agreed and thanked Gerald Margolis for his help.
4c. The adoption of the SECRETARY'S report was proposed
by Leslie McKinnes and seconded by Stuart Lawrence.
The meeting agreed. Robert Tims would add a report
on the working weekends at Forest Green for inclusion
with the other reports in the next newsletter.
5a. Eric Price took the chair and proposed that Sir
Brian Vickers be re-elected as PRESIDENT. The meeting
accepted this unanimously and Sir Brian resumed the
b. The President proposed that Omar Harmon be re-elected
as TREASURER. This was agreed unanimously,
c. Peter Sayers proposed that Peter Walter be e-elected
as Secretary, Brian Saperia seconded this and the
meeting agreed this nem. con.
6.Gerald Margolis and Mike Springate were due to retire
from the the COMMITTEE. Jim McClenning proposed and
Stuart Lawrence seconded that they both be re-elected
to serve nnti1 2022. The meeting agreed.
The President then proposed that Edmund May be co-opted
for the coming year. The meeting was fully in favour
7. Gerald Margolis proposed, seconded by Peter Sayers,
that Tony Antoniou be appointed EXAMINER of accounts
for the coming year. The meeting agreed nem.con.
8. The President proposed that in the last sentence
of RULE 6,"examined" should replace "Audited". This
was agreed. The suggestion that we should add that
an examiner may be a member of the association was
deemed to be superfluous.
9.Omar 's suggestion that we should apply for the
facility for INTERNET BANKING was discnssed and approved
in principle. It was left for the committee to clarify
10, The PRESIDENT thanked Gerald Milch for arranging
the refreshments. The RAF club was still unable to
confirm a date for this year's Annual Dinner.
The President then proposed that Dick Durran be made
an HonoraryMember of the-Association in recognition
of his valuable work on the newsletter and the archives.
This was approved with acclamation. The President
closed the meeting at 8.07 p.m.