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Today’s Annual General Meeting

Ric Carlyon - Sunday, August 28, 2016

The 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Auckland Justice of the Peace Association was held this morning at Alexandra Park Convention Centre. Some 200 members attended. 
The President’s and Financial Reports were received

The Treasurer explained the rationale for the budget which had been struck for the ensuing year

The annual subscription for membership will remain unchanged 

There was comment that the Registrar’s office hours should be extended.
The President explained these were constrained  by what the Association can afford

The office of Patron and Vice-Patrons remain unchanged from last year

President Selwyn Haworth was returned, unopposed, to office for the second year

Garry Nicholls was elected , unopposed, Vice-President 

Four vacancies on Council were elected unopposed: Roger Brookes, Kamiesh Naidu, Susan Walker and Wallace Walker, for a 2 year term

Colin Davis remains Immediate Past President

Patrick Samson, in the only vote at the meeting, headed off Wallace Walker as Royal Federation’s Auckland Representative

The 2 remits Auckland Council plans to present at Royal Federation’s Conference were outlined for the information of those at the meeting:
1. Seeks reimbursement to local trainers for costs of light refreshments provided at scheduled training.
2Wants Royal Federation to advise local trainers of questions answered incorrectly and the scores of tests, which will allow education to be focused on these matters. No names would be released.

Moves will be made so that Members can have single access to both Auckland and Royal Federation websites. 

The meeting concluded, followed almost immediately by the Auckland Annual Conference.   

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