Minutes of the Nineteenth Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Church in India held on Saturday 1 October 2011
The Nineteenth Annual General Meeting of FCI was held on Saturday 1 October 2011 at the YMCA Indian Student Hostel, London with approximately 70 members of FCI attending and eligible to vote.
The Chair, Revd Julie Lipp-Nathaniel, welcomed everyone.
Dr Daleep Mukarji, Revd and Mrs Murdoch McKenzie, Canon Arun & Mrs John, Revds Daniel & Judith Ramble, Canon Derek & Mrs Elton, Revd Jim & Mrs McManus, Revd Peter & Mrs Hiscock.
Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of 2010
These were approved for signature, as recommended by the Management Committee and signed by the Chair. A copy had been posted on the website.
The Secretary’s report
Mrs Angela Wingate presented her report for 2011. (Appendix 1)
The Treasurer’s report
Revd Suresh Kumar presented his report and statement of accounts for the year ending 31 March 2011 (Appendix 2). Suresh explained that the financial year for FCI accounts was changing to January - December for 2012. He was pleased to report a surplus for 2011 of £1136.98 achieved, mainly, through the sale of calendars produced by Dr Timothy Mark and donations from members, in response to an appeal to help reduce last year’s deficit. The statement of accounts and the Independent Examiner’s Report were received with thanks. There were no questions.
Two members of the Management Committee representing FCI, Revd Jessie Anand and Revd Solomon Joseph, had served their three year term. Jessie was willing to serve again but Revd Joseph wished to stand down. Mr Antony Thomas was nominated by three FCI members, Mrs Margaret Smith, Miss Jean Stolton and Revd Roy Smith. The Management Committee nominated Revd Jessie Anand to be re elected. Mr Antony Thomas and Revd Jessie Anand were unanimously elected to serve on the Management Committee for a term of three years.
Date of next AGM Saturday 6 October 2012 at the YMCA Indian Student Hostel, London
The meeting ended at 2.20 p.m.