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TCA AGM 2016

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

Tasmanian Chess Association ANNUAL GENERAL Meeting 13th of march 2016 Agenda

(as at 7th of March 2016)

Meeting Opens

1.     Welcome and Introductions

2.     Apologies

3.     Motion to accept the minutes of the executive meeting (26th of July 2015)

4.     Review of actions arising from the executive meeting (26th of July 2015)

a.     Submission of Audit Exemption form. (Ian Little)

5.     Presidents Report

a.     Questions
b.     Motion to accept the president’s report

6.     Treasurers Report

a.     Questions
b.     Motion to accept financial statements
c.      Motion to accept treasurers report

7.     Junior Officers Report

a.     Questions
b.     Motion to accept junior officers report

8.     The use of the TCA website, social media, and other digital media

a.     Executive profiles
b.     Club home pages
c.      Tournament registrations and google sheets
d.     Club g-mail accounts
e.      Club web-masters

9.     Digital payment for tournaments

a.     Credit card payments
b.     Bank transfers

10. Tournament Structure for Tasmanian Open and Championships

a.     90+30 from 2017 onward
b.     FIDE rated

11. Amendment to the TCA Digital Privacy Policy

a.     Motion to amend all instances of Hobart International Chess Club, to Hobart Chess Club (Inc.)
b.     Motion to amend all instances of Australian Chess Federation, to Australian Chess Federation (Inc.)

12. Australian Masters Games

a.     Motion to have the TCA support Denis McMahon's efforts to have chess included in the programme of activities for the 2017 Australian Masters Games in Tasmania and will make available TCA resources to the extent they are required if his efforts are successful.

13. 2016 Annual Fees

14. Appointment of an appropriate auditor

15. Election of Office Bearers

a.     Denis McMahon for the office of President (nominated by Devonport Chess Club)
b.     David Hughes for the office of Treasurer (nominated by Devonport Chess Club)
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 (self nominated)

16. Any other business

Meeting Closes

Earlier Event: March 12
Tasmanian Lightning Championships
Later Event: April 25
Tony Sturges Memorial and Blitz