Scouts SA 2018 AGM
Incoming President Paul Dickson APM congratulates Graham Coates on his retirement as President of the Scouts SA Branch Executive Committee.
A very successful, Scout Association of Australia, South Australian Branch Inc (Scouts SA) AGM was held on Friday 13th July at the Scout Deck at our Titanium Security Arena which was attended by some 160 members and one of our patrons, Rear Admiral the Honourable Kevin Scarce AC CSC RAN (Rtd)and his wife Liz Scarce.
The business of the meeting was to adopt the Annual report and the financials, elect office bearers and members to the Branch Executive Committee (BEC) , appoint Life Members and Auditors.
This was a special AGM as we farewelled President Graham Coates who has served on the Association's BEC for 14 years, 7 of which were as President. We wish Graham well in his next Scouting endeavour and thank him for his leadership of the BEC.
The 2017-2018 Annual Report is available here
Full Audited Financials 2017-2018
The full financials for 2017-2018 are available here
The 2018-19 Branch Executive Committee
Thank you to all nominees for the 5 positions that were vacant for election at this AGM.
The newly elected BEC Office Bearers and members join existing members to form the 2018-2019 BEC;
President - Paul Dickson APM
Vice President - Jan Turbil
Chief Commissioner - Harry Long
Janis Bates, James Carter, Andrew McCauley, Josh Smart, Gemma Wood and
The Branch thanks outgoing member Cherryl Brady for her contribution to the Branch through her position on the BEC.
Nominations for Life Membership
The Branch may confer Membership of the Branch for life upon any person who has given Distinguished Service to the Movement in South Australia. Life Members are appointed at the Annual General Meeting following recommendation by the Branch Executive Committee.
This year two Life Members were appointed, Sandy Ellis, DC Torrens District and Jan Harvey , Committee Treasurer. Beadell District.
Sandy Ellis, DC Torrens District
Jan Harvey, Beadell District
Appointment of Auditors
We are pleased to announce that Pitcher Partners have been re-appointed as the auditors of our Association for their third year with us. Thank you Pitcher Partners!
The evening concluded with some wonderful fellowship. (Below - Some of our awesome performing arts team)