CSBE-SCGAB
Saturday, 22 October 2011 21:47

Minutes of the Annual General Meeting, Winnipeg, July 2011

The Annual General Meeting of Members was held on Monday, July 7, 2011 from 12:00 to 14:00 CDT (Winnipeg time) in the Ballrooms, at Inn at the Forks Hotel.

Call to order (President Prasher)

Greetings and introductions

Participants list attached

 

CHAIRMAN AND SECRETARY OF THE MEETING

Upon motion made (Hodgkinson) and duly seconded (Townsend), it was unanimously resolved to appoint President Prasher and Ali Madani as chairman and secretary of the meeting, respectively.  Approved.

Notice of meeting

The Notice of Meeting requirement (14 days) was met.

QUORUM (Twenty-five members including at least 5 officers of Council)

The quorum requirements were met.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING, 2010/06/14

Upon motion made (Sir Ranjan) and duly seconded (Townsend), it was unanimously resolved to accept the minutes as distributed. Approved.

Additions to the agenda

None

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Upon motion made (Hodgkinson) and duly seconded (Godbout) the agenda was approved. Approved.

Correspondence

A mass E-Mail was sent to the CSBE-SCGAB Membership asking for input regarding the relationship with the AIC. No clear direction was given by the members. The 2011-2012 Council should discuss this issue.

Summary ANNUAL Reports

President Prasher reported that:

The CSBE-SCGAB Secretary position was filled.

The 2012 CSBE-SCGAB AGM will be held in Barrie, Ontario. It will be a joint meeting with the NABEC.

The 2013 CSBE-SCGAB AGM is tentatively scheduled for western Canada, probably in Saskatoon.

CSBE-SCGAB is co-sponsoring the EIC meeting in Montreal in 2013.

The 2014 CSBE-SCGAB AGM will be held in Montreal. It will be a joint meeting with the ASABE.

President Elect is Dr. Qiang Zhang of the University of Manitoba.

 

An Annual Report document was distributed. (See written reports as distributed and/or published in Perspectives Newsletter, Spring 2011). The 2010 audit and financial report will be posted to the web site.

Unfinished business

None

New business

The Budget for 2012 was included in the Annual Reports handout material on hand. Upon motion made (MacDonald) and duly seconded (Clark) the budget for 2012 was approved.

Appointment of Auditor for 2011. Upon motion made (Townsend) and duly seconded (Sir Ranjan), it was unanimously resolved to reappoint Thornton & Co. as auditors for 2011. Approved.

Upon motion made (Sir Ranjan) and duly seconded (Mann) the mailing address of the Society was changed from CSBE/SCGAB, PO Box 23101 RPO McGillivray, Winnipeg, MB R3T 5S3 to CSBE/SCGAB Society, 2028 Calico Crescent, Orleans   ON   K4A 4L7. Approved.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

None

Adjournment

President Prasher, thanking all participants at the AGM, called for adjournment at 3:00 CDT Upon motion made (Hodgkinson) and duly seconded (Predicala), it was unanimously resolved to adjourn.  Approved.

Minutes recorded by Ali Madani, Secretary.

Here is a nice picture from last AGM in Winnipeg during Awards banquet. Thanks to all participants for their contributions. Photograph by Eftekhar Hossain.

 

agm2011 group

List of participants

NAME

MEMBERSHIP

NAME

MEMBERSHIP

James Townsend

Member

Nazim Cicek

Member

Ronald MacDonald

Member

Ray Boris

Member

Shiv Prasher

Member

Qiang Zhang

Member

Ali Madani

Member

Farhoud Delijani

Visitor

Ramesh Rudra

Member

Maria Mastorakos

Member

Doug Small

Member

Shawn Wiebe

Member

Valerie Orsat

Member

Joy Agnew

Member

Danny Mann

Member

Kelly Lund

Member

Stefan Cenkowski

Member

Bernardo Predicala

Member

Maria Elena Sosa

Visitor

Garland Laliberte

Member

Eric Bourgh

Visitor

Wenbo  Wang

Member

David Gaden

Visitor

Donald Petkau

Member

Soheil Shalidi

Visitor

Lope Tabil

Member

Shahab Shokrzadeh

Visitor

Robert Brad

Member

Ranjan Sir Ranjan

Member

Grant Clark

Member

Dennis Hodgkinson

Member

Ernie Barber

Member

Andrea Kraj

Visitor

Jim Henry

Member

Swaminathan, S.R.

Visitor

Sandra Sturton

Visitor

Elizabeth George

Visitor

Stephane Lemay

Member

Maria Rosario Mosqueda

Visitor

Mahesh Sivakumar

Member

Sanjayan Sathchithanantham

Visitor

Manickavasagan Annamalai

Member

Juan Xing

Visitor

Chelladurai Vellaichamy

Member

Yaomin Jin

Visitor

Aadesh Rakhra

Visitor

Zhu Gao

Member

Chaneba Bhan Singh

Visitor

Leila Dominguez

Visitor

Valery Agbur

Visitor

Jingjing Han

Visitor

Daniel Masse

Member

Pablo Galisteo Ruiz

Visitor

Martin Belzile

Member

Kingsley Iroba

Visitor

Sebastien Fournel

Member

Gerhard Moitza

Visitor

Stephane Godbout

Member

Jameel deBeer

Visitor

Frederic Pelletier

Member

Rob Spewak

Visitor

Rene Morissette

Member

Moe Yusim

Member

Bereket Assefa

Member

Mano Krishnapillai

Member

Philippe Savoie

Member

Charles Nwaizu

Visitor

Umesh Ramachandran

Member

Phani Adapa

Visitor

Aswathi Menon

Member

Stacy Thldelmud

Visitor

Praveen Johnson

Member

Lorne Grieger

Member

Shahnaz Pareia

Member

Jason Morrison

Member

Mohammad Sadek

Member

Fuji Jihw

Visitor

Jeremy Pinkos

Visitor

Gary Plohman

Member

Ryan Sestric

Visitor

Annette Kroeker

Member

Parveen Sharma

Visitor

Kris Dick

Member

Jilegumadni Ju

Visitor

William Muir

Member

 

 

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