BN AGM 2005 - results of voting

23/10/2005 - BN AGM 2005 - results of voting
 
Here are the results of voting and some other decisions made at the Annual General Meeting, sponsored by Chalfont Holidays, that took place today in Kettering. A fuller report will appear in the next issue of BN magazine.

Elections:
Vice Chairman
Derek Brixey - 996 votes
Richard Collins - 900 votes

Derek Brixey retains the post for two further years

Treasurer
Richard Daniels - 1369 votes
Stuart Troughton - 507 votes

Richard Daniels is elected as the new treasurer, for two years

International Officer
Paul Kirby - 1014 votes
Mike O'Neill - 854 votes

Paul Kirby retains the post for two further years

South West Regional Representative (NB Only those members living in the region vote in this category)
Richard Morris - 273 votes
Stuart Troughton - 166 votes

Richard Morris retains the post for two further years

Kent and South East Regional Representative (NB Only those members living in the region vote in this category)
Steve Doerr - 85 votes
Reg Barlow - 55 votes

Steve Doerr is elected as the new Regional Representative for two years

Pat Thompson was returned as President unopposed
Angela Russell was returned as Regional Representative (Midland) unopposed
No candidates were nominated for the post of Youth Officer and the EC now have the power to co-opt
No candidates were nominated for the post of Regional Representative (Yorkshire). The region have selected John Wymark-Hoar as their representative
No candidates were nominated for the post of Regional Representative (Scotland and North East Region (SANER)). The region have selected David Gale as their representative
Southern Region have asked Ian Green to fill vacancy of Regional Representative left by the death of Rex Watson.

The President's Awards:
Achievement awards:
Lifestyle Press (Mike Charles and Nick Mayhew-Smith) - for their work in making the book "Bare Britain" a reality
Jim Russell, BN Sports Officer - for his work and effort in running sports and other events around the country
Angela Russell, Midland Region Representative - for her work in the region and nationally, including assisting in running sports and other events around the country
David Broome of the Singles Outdoor Club (SOC) - for his work in running the swim event at WaterMeadows in Mansfield for the last 14 years. SOC recently celebrated their 50th swim night at the venue.
Kevin Murphy for work in long distance swimming
Ian and Barbara Pollard of Abbey House Gardens - for having the foresight to organise their clothing-optional day

Club of the Year:
Blackthorns - for successfully overcoming their internal issues of a few years ago and continuing to promote themselves and grow. Watford Naturist Swimming Club were a close second for the award. The club has taken great leaps forward in promoting itself this year - including taking a stall at a local market - and contributes large numbers of people to the BN national swimming team.

Other voting:
Item 7 - to adopt the financial accounts of CCBN for 2004 - passed
Item 8 - Subscriptions for 2006 - a rise in annual subscriptions of 4 was agreed
Item 9 - Motion 1 - CRB checks - passed
Item 9 - Motion 2 - Conflicts of Interest - passed
Item 10 - Motion 1 - Treasurer to sign and authorise payments over 500 - defeated
Item 10 - Motion 2 - Invalid motions to be referred to in AGM papers - passed
Item 10 - Motion 4 - abolish Commercial Manager post/PRO to oversee marketing activities/General Secretary to work from Head Office - defeated