Minutes of the 2013 Annual General Meeting

Meeting held on April 26, 2013 at Chris Emery’s residence.

Present: Keith Tipples, Keith James, Jon Page, Karran Bayney, Hein Peters, C. Vanderwert, Andrew Dunsford, Martin Daibee, Rene Fitzpatrick, Imdad Alli, Karl Jaikaransingh, Mark Anderson, Sid Roberts, Chris Emery, Nigel Wilcox, Joe Sylvester, Ifran Nazeem.

Apologies: Ray Kohanic, Sammy Armogan, Shan Armogan, Ian Pich, Phillip-Munro-Smith, Anil Kaul, David Hakes, John Lovelace

Absent: Peri Venkatesh, Horace Hackette, Jas Mangat

7:02 p.m. Meeting called to order by the President. President mentioned names of those who sent apologies for missing the meeting.

7:05 p.m. Agenda was read and addition made. Carried

7:08 p.m. Minutes of 2012 AGM were read and adopted.

Matters arising: No web page was developed, we now have a blog page.

No other matters arising.

Moved: Karran/Nigel adopted

7:12 p.m. Captain’s report: no time to write report, verbal report given. Thanked V.C. and members for their continued support during the past season. Trip to Minneapolis was good. Thanked Chomo for filling in when he was not present. Brandon trip was a success. Enjoyed the past year as captain.

Indoor Captain’s report: Good indoor season, we retained the bragging bat against Cosmos. They had their premier players. The indoor practice was not well attended as the time slot was a little late. Will try for an earlier time slot and better location next year. Practice at the alternate location F&H has been well attended.

7:17 p.m. President’s remarks: Copy of remarks attached. Highlights of remarks. – Thanked Taverner`s members for their support.

– Remembrance of Rob and Linda.

– Thanked social committee for their efforts, and the hosts of the various evening social events. Thanked both Karran and Martin for hosting the golf tournament at their homes. Mentioned the success of the team during the summer and winter season and the trip to Minneapolis.

7:24 p.m. Treasurer’s report: A financial statement for the past fiscal year was presented.

Karran reported on the financial standing of the social committee. It was noted that the social committee lost approximately $300. last year. The loss is lower because Karl donated $140.00 to the team from the Callaloo night and Brandon trip.

motion: Karran/Andrew carried.

The budget for the upcoming year was presented.

Some discussion followed on the 2013 summer fees. Karran stated that the fees for the 2013 season may be approximately $1,400.

Budget for the social committee was presented. After some discussion, each member will pay an additional $25.00 per person. This will be given to the social committee. Beer prices will go to $4.00 each. Based on current cost, this will give us $2.00 profit.

Motion for the budget – Karran/Imdad. Carried

7:55 p.m. Beer break.

8:05 p.m. Social conveners’ remarks: No remarks

8:07 p.m. Brew Master’s report.


8:09 p.m. Election of officers:

President: Chris Emery Imdad/Jon( by acclamation)

Co-Captain: M. Daibee – outdoor( by acclamation)

Chomo Vandervert – Indoor (by acclamation)

Vice-Captain: D. Hakes – indoor ( by acclamation)

H. Peters – outdoor (by acclamation)

Sec/Tres: K. Bayney (acclamation)

Social conveners: Karl Jaikaransingh/ Phillip Munro-Smith (alternate twins)( by acclamation)

MCA rep Nigel Wilcox

Motion to pass, Jon/Andrew – carried.

8:15 p.m. Nomination for James A. Rose Trophy:

Nomination; Keith Tipples – Chris Imdad(16 votes)

Peri Venkatesh (0 votes)

Chris Emery (2 votes)

Ifran Nazeem – Nigel Wilcox (2 votes)

Keith James – Karran & Andrew (5 votes)

Chomo – K.J and Martin (2 votes)

8:25 p.m. New Business:

New members: no new members

Tours: Keith James to look in to Minneapolis tour. Tour to England going well. There are18 people committed of which 13 are from Taverners. If anyone is interested in going, have to let the committee know by next weekend. Jon will have final information by next weekend.

High School cricket: Keith James is looking after this with assistance from a few other Taverners.

Golf: Taverner`s golf league will start in May.

Chris has indicated that he is prepared to host the post game summer activity. The social secretaries will give this some serious consideration.

Chris has also indicated that he will be building a Taverner`s library in his basement.

8: 37 p.m. Meeting adjourned.

Thanks to Karran, Karl, Martin, Imdad and Hein for supplying the excellent snacks.

Thanks to Chris for hosting the meeting and supplying the chips. Still don`t know how he got it to taste like store bought.