2017 Mandurah Masters AGM

The Annual General Meeting of Mandurah Masters Swimming Inc. was held at 7:00pm on 15 February 2017 at MARC Club Rooms. By all reports a very cordial and successful evening with nearly half of our 78 members in attendance, including: founding member Kathy McLeod; Club Life Members Gerry Green, Ken Phillips and Wayne Cable; and Masters Swimming Australia Life Member Ivan Wingate.

After receiving reports from the President, Treasurer, Coaching Director, and Recorder, the Club Committee for 2017 was elected as follows:

President: Steve Crake 0437 167 823 crakes@wn.com.au Vice President: Steve Ferguson 0414 359 402 stephenaferguson1@gmail.com Secretary: Colleen Wray 0439 979 359 colleen.wray62@gmail.com Treasurer: Sue McDonald 0408 928 084 m0074@live.com.au Coaching Director: Mike Bennett 0419 954 583 mikebennett3@bigpond.com Club Captain: Jennifer Rollin-Busby 0452 204 087 jrollinbusby@gmail.com Recorder: Sue Johnston 0414 769 442 sejohnston61@gmail.com Registrar: Hazel Cockram 0438 880 243 hazelc22@hotmail.com Public Relations: Paul Jacklin 0418 560 569 paul.jacklin1@bigpond.com Property Officer: Rosemary Green 9586 2995 rosie.green@hotmail.com OWS Coordinator: Wayne Cable 0427 005 524 wayne.cable@hotmail.com

Safety Officer: Greg Cockram 0427 279 004 gregcockram@yahoo.com.au Social Officers: Glenda Hurtado 0413 124 568 wagingirl@gmail.com

Ken Phillips 0416 824 667 kandgphillips@iprimus.com.au

A warm welcome to new members: Colleen, Jennifer, Hazel, Paul, Greg, Glenda and Ken.

A very big thank you to the outgoing members for all their hard work, namely: Janet, John, Pauline, Ray and Wayne & Co. Well done for signing on for another year to: Steve C, Steve F, Sue Mc, Mike, Sue J, Rosemary, and Wayne.

After the election, a special resolution was passed to amend the Club By-Laws. The amendments were needed to reflect changes in club activities, update terminology and be consistent with current practice, as well as to include for new awards and improved open water safety procedures.

The highlight of the evening was the presentation of Club Awards for 2016. The awards and the winners were:

Kathy McLeod Best Club Person: Stephen Ferguson (citation)

Presented to the Club member who has shown the most improvement in their swimming and is a dedicated role model for our Club. Evaluation is done by the President and Coaching Director. The trophy is donated by and named after Kathy McLeod who was one of the founding members in 1993.

Endurance 1000 Swim Awards: Rosemary Green & Kirk Bamford

Two awards are presented, one for a male and one for a female for participating in aerobic swims.

Scoring as per the National Endurance 1000 scoring sheet.