Annual General Meeting
The Hub Club’s first AGM took place on 21st May, at the Bowling Club in Bere Alston. Treasurer’s and Directors’ reports were approved. The five existing trustee / directors retired en-bloc as required by the Articles and were all re-elected. If you would like a copy of the report and accounts please email the club at firstname.lastname@example.org
A word about the current structure and the AGM
The Hub Club is controlled by the two member clubs through their nomination of the Members of the company, of which each club currently has two to represent it. These members are entitled to vote to confirm or reject the appointment of Trustee/Directors, and to pass resolutions on any substantive changes, such as to the Articles of Association which may be proposed by the Trustees of the Hub Club. Ordinary members of the sailing and gig clubs do not have a vote.
It is intended that there should be an equal number of Trustees/Directors from each member club. These form the board of trustees that is responsible for the management of the Hub Club project. New trustees to represent the member clubs on the board are proposed by their member club – either nominated by their club or elected by them. They are then appointed by the current trustees and their appointment has to be subsequently confirmed by a resolution of the four voting ‘members’ at an AGM or EGM.
Due to health and other issues four Trustee/Directors have dropped out, including Peter Key our Chairman. The Hub Club is very pleased to have had so many offers to become new Trustees from the two clubs and the recruitment process is well under way now. The Sailing Club has put forward five names, the Gig Club has three members willing to serve, and two more are considering volunteering. The board will therefore shortly be making several new appointments after evaluating and matching the considerable skills and expertise available with the needs of the Hub Club for the next phase, which will be the development of the site following the granting of planning permission’.
The Articles of Association, which determine the Hub structure, are currently being reviewed by the sailing and gig clubs together with a view to clarifying the partnership relationship between the clubs and the Hub Club, broadening the skills and increasing the membership of the board.