FAR NORTH COAST SWIMMING ASSOCIATION INC
Annual General Meeting
Alstonville Bowling Club
Sunday 21st May 2006
Meeting opened 10.08 am
Ian Harkness (Swimming NSW), Margaret Harding (Alstonville), Fay Brown (Yamba), Rita
Wilkinson, Ken Malcolm (Trinity), Narelle Anderton (Mullumbimby), Carol Scott, Britt Charlton,
Peter Charlton, Lin Johnson (Ballina Indoor), Leon Ludwig, Elva Jones (Kyogle), Megan
Parmenter, Debbie Gregg (Murwillumbah), Phil Henshaw (Kingslciff), Jenny Mitchell, Helen
Green (Twin Towns), Jenny Pilgrim, William Pretorus, Kacey Pilgrim (Ballina Emmanuel), Lyn
Simpson (Byron Bay), Graham Canning, Chris Mills (Lismore Swim Team), Clinton Parker
Bernie Thompson (Alstonville), Grant Savins (Casino), Les McMahon (Kingscliff), Andrew
Hunter, Gail Hunter (Twin Towns), Frances Quinn (Ballina Memorial),
Chris Mills welcomed Ian Harkness from NSW Swimming.
Minutes of previous Meeting:
Lyn Simpson read the minutes of the previous meeting.
Moved Lyn Simpson, seconded Chris Mills that the minutes of previous AGM be accepted as read.
Executive Director’s Report:
Debbie Gregg presented the Treasurer’s Report. Opening balance $8064.64 and closing balance of
$10651.90. Seconded by Ken Malcolm that Treasurer’s Report be accepted.
State Councillor’s Report:
ALEC Convenor’s Report:
Good to see more people have received qualifications this year. We desperately need more
Referees as we currently have only Margaret and Bernie Thompson in our district.
With Margaret moving out of district there will only be one Referee.
Web-Site Co-Coordinator’s Report:
Membership was down by 200 from previous years. There were 111 records, 29 Championship
Records and 82 overall records. 73% overall records were girls and 62% Championship records
Election of Office Bearers:
Chris Mills declared all positions vacant, he vacated the chair and Ian Harkness conducted the
election of the new committee.
Office bearers elected fro 2006/2007 Season are:-
Executive Director Rita Wilkinson Trinity Lismore
Executive Officer (FNC Shields) Peter Charlton Ballina Indoor
Executive Officer Phil Zappala Alstonville
Executive Officer Clinton Parker Casino
Executive Officer Fay Brown Yamba
Minutes Secretary Debbie Gregg Murwillumbah
Correspondence Secretary Lin Johnson Ballina Indoor
Treasurer Helen Green Twin Towns
Ribbons & Medals Co-Ordinator Helen Green Twin Towns
State Councillor Debbie Gregg Murwillumbah
Alec Convenor Peter Charlton Ballina Indoor
Registrar Britt Charlton Ballina Indoor
Records Officer Graham Canning Lismore Swim Team
Web- Site Co-Ordinator Graham Canning Lismore Swim Team
Selectors Ken Malcolm Trinity Lismore
Peter Charlton Ballina Indoor
Originally Debbie Gregg was elected as Treasurer and Helen Green as Minutes Secretary. After
elections they wished to sway positions. Jenny Mitchell MOVED A MOTION THAT THEIR
POSITIONS BE REVERSED. SECONDED CHRIS MILLS. CARRIED.
IAN HARKNESS MOVED A MOTION THAT ALL BALLOT PAPERS BE DESTROYED.
SECONDED LYN SIMPSON. CARRIED.
Chris Mills recommended that Life Membership be awarded to Margaret Harding for her years of
invaluable service. Seconded Phil Henshaw. Unanimously voted and Margaret was awarded a Life
Alstonville Club to advise Swimming NSW that Margaret is a Life Member.
Submissions put forward at AGM to be discussed at General Meeting.
General Meeting to follow AGM.
Meeting closed 11.10 a.m.