Minutes of the 2017 AGM – Suffolk Triumph Owners Motorcycle Club, STOMCC
Location: The Queens Head, The Row, Great Wenham, Colchester, CO7 6PU.
Date: 12th April 2017
Number of attendees: 26
1. Chairman to open meeting
2016 AGM minutes and reports are available on the STOMCC website.
2. Presentation of committee reports
a. Membership Secretary: Trevor Benjamin
b. Treasurer: Mark Barrett
c. Social Secretary: Rebecca Bennett
4. Election of 2017 Committee
b. Membership Secretary
d. Social Secretary
5. A.O.B (any other business)
b. Copdock Bike Show 2017
c. Motions/Ideas from the membership
6. Presentation to Patsy and Mark, landlord and lady of Gt Wenham ‘Queens Head’
7. Chairman to close the meeting
2016 minutes and reports agreed by the membership.
Membership Secretary, Trevor Benjamin:
The membership accepted the report.
Treasurer, Mark Barrett:
Social Secretary, Rebecca Bennett
In 2018 there will be a big Triumph festival in Guernsey, he
will get dates and details.
‘Thank you!’ to Rebecca from the membership; everybody is happy with the calendar and how Rebecca organises things.
d. Webmaster, Stephen Byrne:
Action to membership: please contribute more in order to show that we are an active branch and to inspire people to join.
Action Stephen: update front page from new material from members
3) Chairman’s Summary
Action to membership: please provide a few lines about things you do.
Election of Committee.
a) Chairman: Andy is prepared to stand again: membership agreed.
b) Membership secretary: Trevor is prepared to stand again: membership agreed.
c) Treasurer: Mark is prepared to stand again: membership agreed.
d) Social Secretary: Rebecca is prepared to stand again: membership agreed.
e) Webmaster: Stephen is prepared to stand again: membership agreed.
5) Any other business
o In 2016 we had chosen to support 3 charities, but it was not possible to get in contact with the Liver cancer charity
Proposal of chairman: Allocated amount of £200 to be split between the two other charities, Air Ambulance and SARS - proposal accepted by membership
o This year’s choice of charities
Proposal of chairman: stay with just 2 charities, Air Ambulance and SARS – proposal accepted by membership
Copdock Bike Show 2017
from the membership.
Factory tour now seems possible at end of summer.
is suggesting an exit questionnaire.
communication between members in regard to rides, which are not
on the calendar.
Presentation to Landlord and Landlady
Chairman presented a voucher and thanked Patsy and Mark for the food and for giving the STOMCC a home.
Chairman to the membership: ‘Thank you!’ to the committee for re-standing, and to the membership for turning up!
69.99 for gazebo to pay to Andy
Membership fees balance with TOMMC
Send email request for stall keeping volunteers
Update front page, from new material from members
Do some more magic on the Copdock stall backdrop
Check if we can get a bigger patch at the Copdock ’17 show
Please sign up as volunteers to man stalls at events and transport gazebo and merchandise: Contact Rebecca or watch out for email on this matter.
Please provide Stephen and Andy with pictures and short stories of your rides, or any other worthwhile subject. Either send an email or put it on the FB site.
Please keep other members informed about rides you organise and invite them along using FB or sending an email to Stephen and Andy.