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Cataraqui Canoe Club of Kingston
Report of Annual General Meeting
Monday, October 25, 1999

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

At 7:15 p.m., after being notified that a quorum was in attendance, the commodore called the meeting to order.

Minutes of last General Meeting

“That the minutes published of the Annual General meeting held on October 22 1998 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
Margaret Milne, for Bob Tolley - Boathouse manager
Bill Shepherd - Flatwater racing committee
Margaret Milne - Recreational touring
Barry Irish - Special events

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 25 1999.”
Proposed by Alan Nicholls. Seconded by Barry Irish. CARRIED

Appointment of board

A slate of officers and other board members was nominated in a report of the nominating committee and from the floor. Each of the officers nominated was returned by acclamation. Six persons were nominated for the five vacancies of members-at-large, requiring an election. After this election by secret ballot, the following were declared to be members of the board for the coming year:

Commodore - Barry Irish
Vice Commodore - Margaret Milne
Secretary - Alan Nicholls
Treasurer - Ed Jezak
Past Commodore (non-elective position) - Gary Birrell
Other board members: - Peter Kopp, Alastair Lamb, Grant Sutherland, Linda Tucker and Dukke van der Werf

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


The meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

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