KLSA AGM Minutes September 29, 2012

KAWARTHA LAKE STEWARDS ASSOCIATION

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, SEPTEMBER 29, 2012

LAKEHURST HALL, BUCKHORN, 10 A.M.

  1. Call to Order and Opening Remarks

Mike Stedman, KLSA Chair, called the meeting to order and welcomed the members.  He announced the publication of KLSA’s new publication, The Algae of the Kawartha Lakes, and encouraged all to pick up a copy. He reviewed the agenda for the Annual General Meeting.

 

2.         Minutes of the 2011 Annual General Meeting

The minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting, held on October 1, 2011 at the Lakehurst Hall, Buckhorn, were circulated. Kevin Walters moved, seconded by Mike Dolbey that the minutes be adopted. Motion carried.

 

3.         Financial Statements

Chris Appleton, KLSA Treasurer, presented the audited financial statements for the 2011-2012 fiscal year.  He noted that the statements had been approved by the Board of Directors. He moved a motion to receive the statements and to re-appoint McColl Turner as the KLSA auditors for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.  Seconded by Jeff Chalmers.  Motion carried.  Mike Stedman advised that the financial statements were available on the KLSA website.

 

4.         Election of the Board of Directors

Mike Stedman advised that the Board of Directors consisted of 12 members, serving one year terms with eligibility for re-election. He noted that one current Board member was not standing for re-election: Mike Frings.  Appreciation was expressed for his contribution to the work of the Association. Mike advised that no one had yet been found who was willing to stand for election as a new Board member, and requested any member of the audience interested in joining the Board to contact him after the meeting. Mike advised that the following existing Board members were willing to stand for re-election: Ann Ambler, Chris Appleton, Tom Cathcart, Jeffrey Chalmers, Mike Dolbey, Janet Duval, Doug Erlandson, Sheila Gordon-Dillane, Kathleen Mackenzie, Mike Stedman and Kevin Walters.

 

It was moved by Mike Stedman, seconded by Jim Keyser that the following 11 people be elected to the Board of Directors for the 2012-2013 year: Ann Ambler, Chris Appleton, Tom Cathcart, Jeffrey Chalmers, Mike Dolbey, Janet Duval, Doug Erlandson, Sheila Gordon-Dillane, Kathleen Mackenzie, Mike Stedman and Kevin Walters.

Motion carried.

 

5.         Adjournment

Mike Stedman declared the business meeting adjourned.

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