Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the

Scarborough Girls’ High School Old Girls’ Association

held on Saturday, April 19th 2008 at the Palm Court Hotel, Scarborough at 11.30am

1) The chairlady introduced Miss Briggs, the last headmistress of the school and president of the association who officially opened the meeting. Miss Briggs welcomed everyone present and thanked the committee for all they do to make the association a success.
  1. 48 members attended the meeting:
Mrs Irene Seymour 1929 - 1934 Mrs Margaret Mollon 1948 - 1954
Mrs Muriel Flinton 1932 - 1938 Mrs Margaret Hunter 1949 - 1952
Miss Dena  Hebditch,M.B.E. 1933 - 1940 Miss  Marjorie Rice 1952 - 1958 
Mrs Joan Wallington 1936 - 1939 Mrs Jane Buddo 1952 - 1959
Mrs Margaret Rusby 1937 - 1942 Mrs Elizabeth Wearing 1952 - 1959
Mrs Jean Bogie 1938 - 1943 Mrs Evelyn  Peterson 1953 - 1960
Mrs Jean Brown 1938 - 1945 Mrs Jennifer Porter 1953 - 1960
Mrs June Dent 1939 - 1945 Mrs Marion Shanks 1953 - 1960
Mrs Margaret Shaw 1940 - 1945 Mrs  Lesley Elliott 1954 - 1958
Mrs Rita  Bland 1942 - 1948 Mrs Eileen Noble 1954 - 1959
Mrs Joy  Kynman 1942 - 1948 Miss Gillian Nock 1954 - 1959
Mrs Margery  Raper 1943 - 1948 Mrs Sandra Park 1954 - 1959
Mrs Rita Green 1943 - 1949 Mrs Joyce  Perry 1954 - 1960
Mrs Mary Massheder 1944 - 1951 Dr Maureen Ille 1954 - 1961
Mrs Lynne Reed 1945 - 1950 Mrs Jean Martin 1954 - 1961
Mrs Barbara Ward 1945 - 1950 Mrs Susan Mitchell 1954 - 1961
Mrs Freda Ward 1945 - 1951 Miss Judith  Appleby 1954 - 1962
Mrs Betty Major 1946 - 1951 Mrs Denise Warley 1957 - 1962
Mrs  Kathleen Larkam-Webb 1946 - 1952 Mrs Mary Barry 1957 - 1964
Mrs Joan  Ramsay 1946 - 1953 Mrs Julia Brown 1959 - 1966
Mrs Pamela Elliott 1947 - 1954 Mrs Elizabeth Heighway 1961 - 1968
Mrs Pauline Reynolds 1947 - 1954 Miss Hilda Briggs 1963 - 1973
Mrs Annick Symes 1947 - 1955 Mrs Anne Davidson 1969 - 1973
Mrs Dorothy Johnson 1948 - 1953 Miss Susan Inchbald 1969 - 1973

3) Aplogies for absence were received from:
 
Mrs Alison Pottage 1937 - 1944 Mrs  Gill Crabtree 1950 - 1956
Mrs Jean Gillbanks 1939 - 1945 Mrs Judith  Pottage 1951 - 1955
Mrs Margaret Appleton 1939 - 1946 Mrs Julia Blackburn 1952 - 1954
Mrs Edith Garfield 1941 - 1947 Mrs Hazel Haines 1952 - 1958
Mrs  Ruth Cockerill 1942 - 1947 Mrs Judith Basham 1954 - 1960
Mrs Olga Tidd 1942 - 1947 Mrs  Jackie Duxbury 1954 - 1961
Miss  Jean  Glover M.B.E. 1944 - 1951 Mrs Anne Mann 1956 - 1960
Mrs Muriel Robson 1945 - 1952 Mrs Wendy  Colley, O.B.E. 1957 - 1962
Mrs Enid Hargrave 1946 - 1953 Mrs Ruth Hradsky 1957 - 1964
Mrs Hilary  Connor 1948 - 1956 Mrs Ruth Penny 1958 - 1965
Mrs Pamela  Wilcox 1949 - 1956 Mrs  Dorothy Whitehead 1966 - 1973

4) The minutes of the annual general meeting held on April 21st 2007 were read and proposed as a true record by June Dent, seconded by Betty Major.

5) There were no matters arising.

6) Chairlady’s report – see attached sheet

7) Secretary’s report – see attached sheet

8) Treasurer’s report – see attached sheet

9) Publicity officer’s report - see attached sheet

10) Election of officers and committee members:

a) Assistant secretary: Mary Barry proposed by Eileen Noble, seconded by Joan Wallington

b) Local publicity officer: Lynne Reed proposed by Pamela Elliott, seconded by Miss Briggs

c) Ordinary members: Judith Appleby proposed by Sandra Webb, seconded by Mary Barry

Lesley Elliott proposed by Maureen Ille, seconded by Judith Appleby Susan Mitchell volunteered to be responsible for regional publicity as a non committee member. Eileen Noble proposed and Maureen Ille seconded that this offer should be accepted.

11) Anne Davidson proposed that Stephen Watson should be elected as the independent reviewer of the accounts. This was seconded by Margaret Shaw.

12) Future events:

13) April 25th 2009 was suggested as the date for the next AGM to be held at the Palm Court Hotel

14) Raffles & quizzes – most people were in favour of continuing these. Pamela Elliott proposed that a raffle should be held on alternate years at the AGM and the profit added to the Glauert Fund, this would help to compensate for the falling interest rate. This was seconded by Joan Wallington. Elizabeth Heighway proposed donating the proceeds from quizzes to charity. This was seconded by Judith Appleby.

15) Any other business:

There being no other business the meeting closed at 12.25pm
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