Present: (See 2018 WRC AGM Attendee list)
The meeting was called to order at 12:11 pm and was chaired by Janine.
Report to the credentials of members present
From the By Laws: “A majority of the Club Members, or at least 30 Club Members present in person or represented by proxy, whichever number is less, shall form a quorum for the transaction of business at a meeting of Club Members.”
A sufficient number of members was found to be present.
Approval of Agenda
Motion to approve agenda; moved by Vic, seconded by Sandi, carried.
Approval of Minutes of 2017 AGM
The minutes are available online at 2017 Annual General Meeting.
Motion to dispense with reading the minutes; moved by Eric, seconded by Pat, carried.
Motion to approve minutes of the 2016 AGM; moved by Eric, seconded by Vic, carried.
Presentation of the Directors’ Reports
The following directors reported:
Ron Basarab (House and Ground) –
Janine Stephens (President) – WRC President’s Report 2018
Correction: Tops and Bottoms was only partly rained out.
Sheila Wilson-Kowall (Treasurer) –
There were questions about how to donate to WRC with a tax receipt; the information is here.
Motion to adopt the financial report; moved by Sheila, seconded by Eric, carried.|
Motion to dispense with the appointment of an auditor for the 2017 fiscal year; moved by Eric, seconded by Theo, Carried.
Election / Approval for the 2018 Board of Directors
The positions that need to be filled, and the nominated candidates for them, are:
- President – no candidate
- Secretary – Sandi Kirby
- VP – Caroline Kiva
Ed commended Janine on a job well done.
Motion to appointment Sandi as secretary and Caroline as VP; moved by Tina, seconded by Sheila, carried.
We need a representative for the Manitoba Rowing Association; the new board will search for one.
Baz reported on building progress.
Motion to adjourn: moved by Sandi, seconded by Baz.