AGM 2016

Minutes of the ASC Annual General Meeting

Thursday 8th September 2016 12.30

University of Winchester, UK

1   Apologies for Absence

Raz Khan, Garj Basi.

2   Minutes of last Annual General Meeting

The minutes of the last meeting were accepted. Proposed by Tim Macer and seconded by Randy Banks.

3   Matters Arising

There were no matters arising.

4   Report from the Chairman of the Executive Committee – Peter Wills

The Chairman reported on the sad loss of Laurance Gerrard, one of the ASC’s great stalwarts who died in January. Laurance served on the ASC committee for many years, both as the ASC secretary and as Chair. He is greatly missed.

The Chairman thanked the ASC sponsors, Askia, Cobalt Sky, Data Liberation, Merlinco, MRDC and Snap Surveys for their continued support.

He also thanked all the members of the ASC committee, Garj Basi, Randy Banks, David Birks, Rebecca Cole, AJ Johnson, Raz Khan, Nikki Leftly, Tim Macer, Pat Molloy, Chris Morgan, Ed Ross, Steve Taylor and Mike Trotman for all their hard work and Christine Jenkins the ASC Administrator for organising all of the administrative functions for conferences and other events.

5   Treasurer’s Report and Presentation of the Annual Accounts – Peter Wills (for Raz Khan)

The Chairman reported that the organisation is in good shape financially, with the sponsorship income providing a good balanced income for the year.

ASC Profit and Loss Account for year ending 30th April 2016 (pdf)

6   Election to the Executive Committee – Peter Wills (for Garj Basi)

The current executive committee consists of the following (with the year of their last election)

Elected Members Last Elected
Pat Molloy, Independent 2013
Garj Basi, Kantar (Secretary) 2013
Tim Macer, Meaning Ltd 2013
Steve Taylor, We Work With Data 2013
A.J Johnson, Kynetec 2013
Chris Morgan, Data Liberation 2013
David Birks, University of Winchester 2014
Rebecca Cole, Cobalt Sky 2014
Mike Trotman, Lucidence Ltd 2014
Ed Ross, Teleosys 2014
Peter Wills, Snap Surveys (Chair) 2014
Randy Banks, University of Essex 2015
Raz Khan, Cobalt Sky (Treasurer) 2015

The following members of the executive were required to seek re-election under paragraph 7.1 of the constitution:

Elected Members Last Elected
Pat Molloy, Independent 2013
Garj Basi, Kantar (Secretary) 2013
Tim Macer, Meaning Ltd 2013
Steve Taylor, We Work With Data 2013
A.J Johnson, Kynetec 2013
Chris Morgan, Data Liberation 2013

No other nominations were received and the above members were declared duly elected. Proposed by David Birks and seconded by Ed Ross.

7   Any Other Business

There was no other business.