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’.