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CHESS SCOTLAND (CS) MINUTES OF SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING

Prudential Offices, Craigforth, Stirling Friday 1 July 2005 at 7pm

 

PRESENT

JM Glendinning (chair), GA Clarke, S Collins, T Davies, T Donohue, A Howie, A McFarlane, LR McKenzie, G Murphy, S O'Donnell, C Postlethwaite, D Wilson and K Stewart (minutes).

 

APOLOGIES

Apologies had been received from the following: - G Anderson, L Barnes, DM Bryson, R Coleman, J Dempsey, K Emery, S Emery, I Mackintosh, P Macnab, W Marshall, C McLure, C Pritchett, S Taylor, R Tweedie

 

PROXY

Proxy in favour of the chair had been received from, M, D, C and A Officer.

 

CONSTITUTION

The chairman asked for questions or comment on the proposed revised constitution. The only discussion was in relation to various amendments which had been put forward by G Clarke.

Discussion of the proposals resulted as follows:

1. Replace President' by 'Chairman': not adopted.

2. Replace 'Schools Development Director' by 'Schools Chess Director': not adopted.

3. Remove 'Customer Services Director': not adopted.

4. Replace 'Sponsorship Director'. Agreed to rename as 'Marketing Director'.

5. Replace 'Home Chess Director (Open)' by 'Home Chess Director (Adult)'. A further proposal was put that the term '(General)' be used. The second amendment was defeated by the first by 6 votes to 3. The agreed amendment was then defeated by 9 votes to 4.

6. Replace 'Junior Board' by 'Junior Group': not adopted.

 

A proposal to adopt the new constitution (as amended) was proposed by A Howie and seconded by S O'Donnell; the proposal was carried unanimously.

 

VOTE OF THANKS

A vote of thanks to the constitutional group of three was proposed and adopted.

 

The meeting closed at 8.40pm.

 


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