2006-10-25 AGM

PRINCE GEORGE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA
PRINCE GEORGE CENTRE
7365 Tedford Road
Prince George, BC
V2N 6S2

2006 Annual General Meeting Minutes

Date: October 25, 2006
Location: PGAO 7365 Tedford Road

Chairperson: Gil Self
Recording Secretary: Glen Harris
Executives Present: Glen, Gil, Wayne, Maurice, Bob
Members Present: Art, Blair, Gerhard, Rod

Meeting called to order at 8:50 p.m.

1. Previous Meeting Minutes
None available

2. Treasurer’s Report:
As of October 24, 2006
Club Account Gaming Account
Balance $3217.71 Balance $3107.00

Detailed Annual Treasurer’s report on file.

Motion to accept the Treasurer’s report as presented.
Moved: Art Seconded: Wayne Carried

3. Correspondence
None

4. Old Business
None

5. New Business

  • A Notice of Motion is required to change the bylaws regarding quorum and term of office. This item was tabled. In the meantime, Rod will obtain bylaws from other organizations and use them as a comparison.
  • The number of RASC calendars ordered next year would be based on the profitability of marketing this year’s RASC calendars. The treasurer voiced a concern about the difficulty in accurately tracking calendar sales.

5. New Business (cont’d)

Results of the Annual Election are as follows:

President: Gil Self – Newsletter
Vice President: Maurice Sluka – Construction projects, design proposals, organize and advertise special events
Secretary: Glen Harris – Computers, building communication wiring
Treasurer: Bob Nelson – Telescope upgrades

National Council Rep: Alan Whitman
Alan is serving the second year of a two-year term.

Members at Large:
Jim Arnold – Building Maintenance
Hugh Kennedy – Website
Fae Mooney – Newsletter contributor and Pegasus editor’s assistant
Wayne Sanders – Pro D, school and service group outreach presentation material
Blair Stunder
Jim Toews
Doug Wayland

Additional duties will be assigned as required.

Meeting adjourned at 10:20 p.m.

Preceding the AGM, guest Dave Harrison presented information on how to go about establishing a Planetarium.