2017 AGM Results

ABF AGM minutes
9 a.m 11th November 2017
Persian Rose Restaurant, Turramurra

Attendance: Greg Ash, Eva Bitel, Taeed Athari, Mick Dyett, Gemma Purves, John Symon, Sharne Roxby, Martin Sagradian

1) Welcome

2) President’s report, Eva Bitel
EB welcomed attendees to meeting, and read out the following statement:
We are in good form, working well together, and we are here to promote and support the playing of backgammon in Australia
Thanks Gemma Purves and John Symon for work put in to get ABF onto a steady keel.
Seconded by Taeed Athari.

3) Treasurer’s report
JS stated the ABF currently has 31 individual members and 7 club memberships (this will have changed since the Australian Open).
Online banking has been set up. JS has supplied banking details to President and CoSec so that we can access accounts as required.

4) Secretary’s report
The website has been rebuilt. Thanks to Simon Woodhead for hosting the site for free and providing assistance going forward.
Social media groups are up and active. Facebook garners more activity/interest than twitter.

5) Any other business
Mailing list vs membership list.
Need to work out difference between members and mailing list. Set up to unsubscribe.
GA to follow up.

EB – Persian Rose Sponsorship.
Prize $ to go to highest placed member.

6) Result of elections (vote if required)
Eva Bitel was re-elected unanimously as board member and returning President
John Symon was re-elected unanimously as board member, and continues in role of Treasurer and Public Officer since resignation of John Hedge
Gemma Purves was re-elected unanimously as board member and returning Company Secretary
Simon Woodhead was elected unanimously as a new board member
Greg Ash was re-elected unanimously as board member
Mick Dyett was re-elected unanimously as board member
Taeed Athaari was re-elected unanimously as board member

Next meeting: TBA
Meeting closed.

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