Forth & Borders 36th Annual General Meeting

Forth & Borders 36th Annual General Meeting

The Forth & Borders Group are delighted to invite you to our 2017 AGM

Venue: St George’s West Church, 13 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PA
Time:  6.30 – 8:00


  1. Introduction and Welcome.
  2. Apologies.
  3. Adoption of the minutes of the 35th Annual General Meeting held on 17th May 2016.
  4. Convener’s Report.
  5. Treasurer’s Report.
  6. Election of the Committee.

No committee member retires by rotation this year, and the continuing committee members are: Mario Cariello, Convener; Anne Tracy, Secretary; Caroline McFarlane, Treasurer;  Jocelyn Cunliffe, Richard Austin, Tom Parnell, Elizabeth Graham and Louise Forsyth. We are pleased that Yvonne Hillyard has agreed to stand for election and a short biography can be found on the back of this sheet, together with those of the continuing committee members.  Any member interested in being more involved in the work of the Group may wish to be considered for the Committee.  If you would like to be proposed, or know of anyone who would, please inform the Convener or Treasurer and provide a proposer, the agreement of the person proposed, and a short biography by 29th  May 2017.

  1. Any other competent business.

The evening will conclude with a talk on bell ringing from the Tower Captain at the church, Simon Aves. He will speak about change ringing generally and the history of ringing in Scotland.  It will be possible to have a quick tour of the belfry but access involves climbing many stairs; this is only for the able-bodied.