Annual General Meeting 21 July 2019

Notice of 47th Annual General Meeting 2019




To be held on Sunday 21st July, 2019 – 10.30am (after the time trial)

At the club rooms, Burnum Burnum Reserve.


Attendance: The meeting will commence with the signing of the attendance sheet and apologies recorded. Previous minutes will then be read. Business arising from previous minutes will be discussed.


President’s Report: John Denyer


Treasurer’s Report: Nominee for Deb Buchan (Treasurer)


Election of Officers: The club officers from 2019 will then step down and a new committee will be elected. You can submit your nominations via email to Greg Archibald (

AGM will continue with General Business.


General Business Agenda:

1) Discussion on the club membership fees and vote on increases, if required.
2) Review the Marathon events – Woronora and Dolls Pt Classic (required by our Aquatic License). Proposed dates for 2020 events.
3) Update on discussions with council and the club lease.
4) Discuss and review grants received for past year.
5) Discuss a venue and date for Christmas party.
6) Discuss working with children requirements. It is a mandatory requirement of PaddleNSW that every club has a designated Member Protection Officer (MPO). It may be a role undertaken by the President or Secretary or other existing office-bearer, or it may be a specialist committee position.
7) Any Other Business – Members can raise other general business at the meeting. You can also submit it to the committee by email ( in advance. We’ll circulate it among the members, giving everybody a chance to come to the meeting prepared.


Roles & 2018 Incumbents


Table 1a: Elected Roles

PresidentJohn Denyer

Vice President(s)Robyn Bingle, Janet Small

SecretaryIan McGuinness

TreasurerDeb Buchan

MPONew Position


Table 1b: Volunteer Roles

RosteringAnnette Matthews

Catering OfficerCarolyn Cooney

Annette Matthews 

Uniform OfficerGreg Archibald

Social Trip OrganiserRobyn Bingle

Janet Small


First AidAlison Parkes

Elizabeth O’Farrell

Annette Matthews

Building MaintenanceAlbert Grantham

Greg Archibald

Greg Robinson

Andrew Giardini

Delegates for PNSWJeff Buchan

Boat MaintenanceBert Laurendet

Steve Dawson

Ross Bingle

Peter Faherty

Gareth Stokes

& volunteers

Time TrialKaye Laurendet

Steve Dawson

Janet Small

John Denyer

Annette Matthews

Robyn Bingle


PublicityLiz Swanton

Steve Dawson

Training & CoachingBob Turner

Dolls Point LiasonRobyn Bingle

Marathon CoordinatorJohn Denyer

Harbour Series Coord.Robyn Bingle


Table 2: Proposed 2018/2019 Fees

Adult New Member$80$55$145

Adult Renewing Member*$80$45$135

Adult Affiliate Member**$80$20$110

Junior New Member (8-18yrs at 1 July 2016)$30$20$50

Non-paddlers who are volunteers officials carers etcFreeFreeFree

Come-and-Try fee (covers up to three sessions)$10$10$20

*Renewals are only available until 31st July

**Conditions apply [details]