MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 1972/73
The Annual General Meeting was held in St Leonard’s Church House on Wednesday 11th July 1973 at 7.45pm when 26 persons were present.
Apologies were received from the Vice-President J.L Cain and Life Member P.C. Smith
The chair was taken by the President J. Pink who welcomed everybody to the meeting. He expressed his delight at the state of the balance sheet and gave his best wishes to the club for the coming season.
The minutes of the AGM meeting held on the 5th July 1972 were adopted as circulated
- HON. TREASURERS REPORT AND BALANCE SHEET
The treasurer Mr S.D. Ansell informed the meeting that the figure now on deposit with the Building Society would be greatly reduced by next years AGM as the club were giving an interest free loan to the Wallingford Sports Trust, the figure would be decided by the new committee.
- ELECTION OF OFFICERS
Election of The chairman Mr A. Miles took the chair and in thanking Mr Pink for the hard work he had put into the presidency, informed the meeting that he had attended well over 20 committee meetings which was truly appreciated by the club.The chairman was privileged to propose Mr Pink for a second term, this was seconded by J.L. Markham and carried unanimously. The took over the chair and thanked all present for re-electing him.
Last season’s Vice-Presidents were elected with the addition of Jim Bosley who had over the past season’s been a great help to the club in the preparation of the playing area.
Before the election of the chairman, the existing chairman Mr. A. Miles addressed the meeting. He said how pleased he was to see the club captain at the meeting and also some of the club’s younger players. He went on to say that the attendances at the club home matches were amongst the largest in the league but stressed that gate receipts did not bear this out. He was disappointed at the number of so-called supporters who failed to pay at home games. He appealed to the spectators who come to the games to pay and pointed out that costs were rising all the time and that the club could not afford to subsidise the entertainment of those who did not pay. Les Footit was thanked for the time he had put into the treatment of players and in closing said he was pleased to see the past secretary Harold Walden present and commended him on becoming president-elect for the coming season of the Hellenic league.
On a proposition by J. Whitehorn seconded by I. Bell, Mr A. Miles was re-elected chairman.VICE-CHAIRMAN
The following officers were re-elected for season 1973/74.
Vice Chairman, P. Honeybone
Hon Secretary, P.L. Baber
Assistant Hon Secretary, D.A. Giles
Hon Treasurer, S.D. Ansell
Assistant Hon Treasurer, Mrs A.Brannan
The general committee were re-elected with the addition of L. Atkins.
A Brannan was elected Coach
- APPOINTMENT OF HON. MEDICAL ATTENDANTS
The Hon-Sec reported that the assistant medical attendant Mr H.Lee had taken a post with another club.
Mr L Footit was re-elected medical attendant
The chairman stated that he had approached an old player of the club to take over as assistant and a decision would be given in two weeks time.
- APPOINTMENT OF AUDITOR
On a proposition by S. Ansell seconded by the chairman – Mr D.K. Arnel was re-elected auditor.
There being no further business the President once again thanked everybody for attending and declared the meeting closed at 8:20pm