October 8, 2008
Royal Oak Facility

Present:

Derek Knox (Chair), Margot Allingham, Alan and Chris Barnard (Recorder), Ray Bremner, Ted Marchant, Ted Scratchley, Murray Sharp, Bob Wagner, Ed Warkentin

Regrets:

Karl Boerner, Clarence Diebold, Ted Howard


1. Call To Order:

  • The meeting was called to order at 10:10.

2. Approval Of The Agenda:

  • Approved.

3. Adoption Of The Minutes Of The Meeting Held On September 17, 2008.

  • The motion to adopt the minutes was seconded and carried.

4. Business Arising From The Minutes.

  • Margot agreed to be opted to the Board for the remainder of the term, and the Board was grateful.
  • Chris will have the cheque book and deposit book while Bob is in Australia.

5. New Business.

A. Correspondence.

  • None

B. Reports

  • 1. Treasurer
  • Bob to look into ING account. Ray asked if Bob had looked into HSBC or RBC instead of having two separate accounts.
  • 2. Benefits and Liaison, COSCO
  • No report.
  • 3. Fellowship and Travel
  • Ted has phoned Cheers confirming December 7 as the Xmas Luncheon at $19 inclusive of all except alcohol.
    The Brochure for the luncheon is ready for Joyce, and should be ready for mail-out in the first week of November. (To be organized).
  • He phoned J.J's thinking of the spring luncheon, and also for the Board members luncheon which was agreed as 16 December, 2008. Price $20-$25. Ted will make the arrangements. Seating between 5:30 to 6:00pm, no admittance after 6:00, to be booked the morning of 12 Dec. Joyce and guest to be invited as guests of the Board. Chris to call Joyce.
  • Chris reported that the group rates at Minter Gardens are $10.85 per person plus GST with 15 or more for group rate. Spring or summer 2009 was suggested.
  • 4. Membership, Recruitment, Recognition and Support
  • Chris stated that 206 members had paid their dues.
  • 5. Web Page
  • Ted Marchant said that the Page was up-to-date. Alan to check Joyce Glover's email address.
  • 6. Travel
  • Ted Scratchley said that the San Diego cruise group will leave 13 October returning on the 22nd. Photos will be taken and a short write up prepared for the web page.
  • Ted would like someone else to chair travel committee at the next AGM.

The motion to accept the reports was seconded and carried.

6. OTHER BUSINESS

  • General
  • Chris proposed that Bob McKenzie should be made a life member upon his retirement at the end of November.
    The motion was seconded and carried.
  • Derek agreed to phone BCIT President Don Wright inviting him to the November Board meeting.

7. Next Meeting:

  • It is to be held on Nov. 19, 2008, 10:00, at the Royal Oak Facility, Rm SE 4-40.

8. Adjournment.

  • Meeting adjourned at 11:30.