Sunday, 30 August 2015

Minutes: General Meeting - June 2nd, 2015

Meeting held at the Sharon Temperance Hall. The meeting was called to order at 19:30. Chaired by Chris VE3NRT. 37 members and 1 guest in attendance
  1. Reminder that proxies must be given to the secretary prior to AGM
  2. Adoption of the minutes
    • Motion 2015-06-02-01 by Bill VE3QB to adopt the minutes of the May 5th general meeting minutes, seconded by Barry VA3LLT. Motion carried.
  3. News and Opinion
    • Congratulations to Jack VA3UU for qualifying for “Worked all Pacific”
    • Thank you to EmComm for participation in the SET exercise & the May 29th exercise
    • Chris raised the question of whether or not the club should continue meeting on the first Tuesday of each month or look at the option of finding an alternate date for club meetings. Based on a few responses during our meeting, it seems club members would prefer that the meetings continued on the first Tuesday of each month.
  4. Public Service - Eric VE3EB
    • Eric VE3EB reported that we need 6 additional volunteers for the Aurora Street Festival this Sunday.
    • Chris VE3NRT reported that the MADD event went well and thanked Rob VE3RQB, Carlos VA3CAZ, Steve VE3UT, Steve VE3EZ, and John VE3POJ
  5. Field Day - Steve VE3UT
    • Brad VE3HII and Alex VA3ASE have confirmed they will be operating satellite
    • Set up will begin after lunch on Friday. We need lots of help on Saturday morning for final set up
    • All stations will be on the air at 2pm
  6. Emcomm – Barry VA3LLT. Barry VA3LLT reported that during the RED Cross SET there was some difficulty getting to Peel Region but the organizers praised Emcomm for how quickly Emcomm was able to setup and begin operation on FL Digi
  7. Appointment of the AGM chair. Bill VA3QB nominated Ron KG4CVL for AGM chair
  8. Appointment of the AGM secretary. Chris VE3NRT nominated Chris VA3DXZ for AGM Secretary
  9. Harvey Bell Award – Chris VE3NRT
    • This year’s nominees were all board members
    • Two winners were selected this year, Eric VE3EB and Steve VE3UT
    • Congratulations to both Eric and Steve
Meeting was adjourned and the Annual General Meeting was opened

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