The IACR is required to hold its Annual General Meeting before the close of 2020.  The date that has been decide is Saturday 28th November at 3pm using Zoom on-line video conferencing, members of the Executive Council will be notified by the General Secretary beforehand of details of Agenda and how to join the meeting.

For this to proceed, each District is required each to hold its Annual General Meeting and at present each district is preparing for these to take place and information will be published here for members.

Please click on the District Link for more information regarding the District Annual General Meetings for 2020 for your District.


Eastern District - Update

Please note change of date for the Eastern District AGM for 2020 this meeting will now be held on Saturday 31st October 2020 at 2.30 pm and not the original date posted of Friday 30th October . This meeting will be held via Zoom and call connection details will be circulated prior to the meeting.

For further information please contact the Eastern District Secretary.

Southern District - 

The Southern District AGM will take place on Saturday 7th November at 11am on Zoom.

Link:     https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82692400489?pwd=bzVhRFdjeGcvUzV3Ylp0UENBMndjQT09

Meeting code:     826 9240 0489   Password:         135246

Agenda.

1. Opening Prayer
2. Losses of members through death
3. Apologies.
4. Minutes of last meeting.
5. Election of officers.

Current office holders:
Chairperson - Cliff Jeffers
Secretary - Maia Paulus
Treasurer - Ivan McCutcheon
Ringing Master - Niamh Hickey
Webmaster - Bill Applebe
Southern District Representatives: Diana Pitcher, Sarah Mulhall, Oliver Roberts.
Southern District Supplementalists Kieron Brislane + two vacant places.
Southern District Representative Central Council of Bell Ringers - Mike Pomeroy

5. Approval of District Reports (Details are in the 2019 book of reports).
i) Secretary (p. 21)
ii) Ringing Master (p. 21)
iii) Treasurer (p.22)

6. District Bell Inspections and Bell repair fund. (p. 23)

7. Child Protection Policy for Southern District (see attached).

8. Association Business
8.1 Election of Association Officers
The Executive Council suggests the following
Office Present Holder Eligible for
Re-Election Year of Election
President Julia Lysaght Yes 2019
Ringing Master Mike Pomeroy Yes 2017
Gen Secretary Peter McBride Yes 2016
Gen Treasurer Andrew White Yes 2018
Librarian June Kelly Yes 2015

8. 2 Proposed changes to Attendance Shield rules(see attached).

8.3 Proposed changes to start date for elected officers (see attached).

8.4 Approval of the wording for the change of rule 11, term of office for the librarian.

9. General discussion on ringing and Covid-19.

10. A.O.B.

Documentation for the meeting is attached and can be accessed by logging into the IACR website and the links below will then be accessible for you to view.

Attendance Shield Rules Changes

Proposal from Mike Pomeroy concerning when Officers take up their positions

Report of the IACR Child Protection Committee.

Proposed Southern District Child Protection Policy.

Strategic Priorities 2020 and beyond.

Page 21-23 of 2019 book of Annual Reports.

 

 


Northern District – 

The Northern District Annual Meeting will take place on Zoom

Thursday 29th October 2020 – 20.00

Due to the exceptional circumstances we are facing the Management Committee have already met though Zoom and have made some decisions.

As you can appreciate it is impossible to have all members of the Northern District at our AGM which will be chaired by Robert Foulis District Chairman, with this in mind, a representative from each Tower could possibly be accommodated (an emergency District Committee Meeting in extreme circumstances).

Could tower members please discuss who will attend this meeting and then email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your request to participate and she will send you the Zoom code for joining meeting on 29 October 2020.

Agenda and documentation for the meeting is attached and can be accessed by logging into the IACR website and the links below will then be accessible for you to view.

Zoom Agenda

Minutes from 2019 AGM

Attendance Shield Rules Changes

Proposal from Mike Pomeroy concerning when Officers take up their positions