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TCA AGM 2017

  • Launceston College 107-119 Paterson Street Launceston, TAS, 7250 Australia (map)

Tasmanian Chess Association ANNUAL GENERAL Meeting 13th of march 2017 Agenda

(as at 8th of March 2016)


1. Welcome and Introductions

2. Apologies

3. Motion to accept the minutes of the AGM (13th of March 2016)

4. Review of actions arising from the AGM (13th of March 2016)

a.     TCA Webmaster to fix broken profile links on TCA web page. (Completed)

b.     All club and TCA executive profiles to be updated and completed – club representatives to liaise with TCA Webmaster on this. (Ongoing)

c.      TCA Webmaster to create an appropriate link from the DCC home page to the DCC threat on Chess Chat. (Completed)

d.     TCA Webmaster to contact the Burnie Chess Club, specifically Ian Rout and Dylan Kuzmic, regarding this issue [club home pages]. (Ongoing – recommend consultation with Reg Harvey)

e.      TCA Webmaster to contact the BCC regarding a webmaster contact. (Ongoing)

f.       Ian Little to approach Melissa Harvey to obtain consent, and follow up as appropriate [Regarding Junior Chess Officer Position for 2016]. (completed)

5. Presidents Report

a.     Questions

b.     Motion to accept the president’s report

6. Treasurers Report

a.     Questions

b.     Motion to accept treasurers report

7. Junior Officers Report

a.     Questions

b.     Motion to accept junior officers report

8. 2016 Annual Fees

Moved McMahon

That membership fees for 2017 remain unchanged, with membership dating from 1/7/17 to 30/6/18

9. Appointment of an appropriate auditor

10. Election of Office Bearers

a.     Denis McMahon for the office of President (nominated by Ian Little)

b.     David Hughes for the office of Treasurer (nominated by Ian Little)

c.      Ian Little for the office of Vice-President (self nominated)

d.     Ian Little for the office of Secretary (self nominated)

e.      Ian Little for the office of Webmaster (self nominated)

f.       Kevin Bonham for the office of Ratings Officer (nominated by Ian Little)

g.     Christine Rumley for the office of Junior Chess Officer (nominated by Ian Little)

11. Motions Moved in Advance

Moved McMahon

That the TCA establish a committee of three members of the Executive, being the President, the Vice-President and the Junior Chess Officer, to determine the annual winner of the Glen Gibbs Award.

Moved Little

That the TCA annually sets the entry fees for the Tasmanian Championship, Tasmanian Rapid Championship, Tasmanian Lightning Championship, and the Tasmanian Open at its AGM under “Annual Fees”.

12. Any other business


Earlier Event: November 20
TCA Executive Meeting
Later Event: June 12
TCA Executive Meeting