July 4th saw the Auto Collectors Club of Murray Bridge (ACCMB) conduct their Annual general meeting (AGM).
President Claude Minge opened the meeting by welcoming all 61 members present, mentioning birthdays, anniversaries and safety the message, before calling the meeting to order.
Secretary Liz Minge then read the minutes from the 2022 AGM, which were accepted by all in attendance.
With no General business arising from those minutes, President Minge gave his Annual report from the past year.
In his report he mentioned the success of a grant application from the S.A. Government of $10,000 to be used for the upgrading of a new PA system, large TV to be wall mounted, new Photocopier and new Laptops for the Registrars, Log Books and Membership.
President Claude also thanked ACCMB members who organized runs, outings and public vehicle displays around the area, also reflecting on and thanking the great team on Committee who have served him and the club during his 6 years as President.
He concluded, wishing his successor and the new Committee to be elected all the best for the ensuing year ahead.
At this point President Minge vacated the chair, calling upon ACCMB member, Mrs. Mary Rowley to conduct the 2023-24 elections to which she declared all positions vacant.
In due course, all positions were voted on and accepted by the members present.
The 2023-24 positions are as follows,
Patron – Bob Hunter
Vice President—Claude Minge
Secretary – Debb Schiller
Assistant Secretary – Elizabeth Minge
Head Registrar—Darren Fountain
Registrars— Tim Stroh, David Burt, Jeff Schiller, Andrew MacKinnon.
Publicity & Historian—Graham Edwards
Points Secretary—Elaine Bretag
Assistant Webmaster—Yvonne Mach
Assistant Editor—Peter Mach
Committee—Brenda Cowie, Shirley Sellick, Tim Stroh, John Courtney, Bret Zastera
Federation Representative—Andrew MacKinnon
Public Officer—Debb Schiller
Following elections. Past President Claude Minge welcomed incoming President Harry Howitt to the chair along with congratulating all new Committee members.
Incoming President Harry Howitt, gave an informative and interesting outline of his life.
The meeting continued with all relevant reports, upcoming run reminders to all members present, before the 2023 AGM was declared closed.
Next Meeting is on August 1st at 7-30pm in the ACCMB clubrooms, Johnstone Park. See you there.