NAS Surrey Branch Report from AGM July 2018 and Minutes from 2017
National Autistic Society Surrey Branch Minutes of Annual General Meeting 2017
Date: Wednesday 5th July 2017 Venue: DoubleTree Hilton, Woking
Present: Emma Whitfield, Haywood Drake, Sara Truman, Sarah Mead, Emma Searle, Jill Goulding, Helen & Martin Trenaman, Hilary Richardson, Tessa Patel and about 8 others
Apologies for absence: Rachel Pearson
Minutes of last AGM – accepted. No matters arising.
Chair’s report. Emma Whitfield presented her report covering the branch's activities for the year, with thanks to all volunteers, supporters and helpers.
Election of Chair: Sara Truman was elected as Chair. Her appointment was proposed by Sarah Mead and seconded by Jill Goulding.
Annual Accounts: The branch accounts were presented, which showed that during 2014/15 the branch had a deficit for the year of £9,794.68. The total balance the branch held at the start of the year was £26,396.39 and the balance as of 5th April 2017 was £16,601.71.
Election of Treasurer: Haywood Drake was the only person to stand for election as treasurer. He was nominated by Emma Whitfield and seconded by Liz Li.
Any Other Business: Sara Truman thanked Emma Whitfield for her six-year term as Branch Chair. The speaker was John Williams, author of ‘My Son’s Not Rainman’.