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Cataraqui Canoe Club of Kingston
Report of Annual General Meeting
Thursday, October 22, 1998

This meeting was held at the Delahaye Room, Kingston Frontenac Public Library, Kingston, with the commodore, Gary Birrell, in the chair.

The meeting was attended by 42 members, with seven additional members represented by proxy. It was called to order at 7:00 p.m.

Minutes of last General Meeting

“That the minutes published of the Annual General meeting held on October 22 1997 be approved.”
Proposed by Barry Irish. Seconded by Leslie Niall. CARRIED

Committee reports and commodore's report

The following officers and chairpersons of subcommittees presented brief reports:

Ed Jezak - Treasurer
Bernard Léger - Whitewater
Bob Tolley - Boathouse manager
Bill Shepherd - Flatwater racing committee
Margaret Milne - Recreational touring

The commodore, Gary Birrell, gave a report about the operation of the club during the year.

Ratification motion

“Moved that the membership ratifies all the acts and decisions made by the board of directors of the Cataraqui Canoe Club of Kingston on behalf of the club during their term of office which expires October 22 1998.”
Proposed by Alan Nicholls. Seconded by Barry Irish. CARRIED

Appointment of board

A slate of officers and other board members was nominated in the report of the nominating committee and from the floor. Each of the positions was returned by acclamation.

The following persons were declared to be members of the board for the coming year:

Commodore - Gary Birrell
Vice Commodore - Margaret Milne
Secretary - Alan Nicholls
Treasurer - Ed Jezak
Past Commodore (non-elective position) - Rick Kirk
Other board members: Amanda Gray, Don Harris, Barry Irish, Bill Shepherd and Bob Tolley

The members of this board would take up their duties immediately.


The meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

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