Summary of Annual General Meeting
2016 AGM “Highlights Summary”
The club is delighted to advise that significant developments in the management of the OCGFC were approved by the members at the 63rd Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 29th November.
To promote the efficient and effective operation of the Committee, the members resolved to place a ceiling of 12 on the number of elected representatives in any one year, while invoking a special provision to lift the number to 13 in 2017 as a year of growth and transition.
Our 2017 Committee comprises six (6) continuing members: Paul Newton (President), Alan Fotheringham (Secretary), Ben Smithwick (Treasurer), Gary Chapman, Paul Gaff and Rob Smithwick, plus seven (7) newcomers keen to support and further promote the development of our Generation Next initiative. They are:
- Angus Archibald (2015 Under 19 Premiership Player)
- Campbell Aitken (2015 Under 19 Premiership Player)
- Carolynn Cameron (Mother of 2015 Under 19 Premiership Player, Cal Cameron)
- Jeremy Dickson (President of Carey School Football Parents and Supporters Group)
- Lochlann Hall (Key Member 0f 2010 Under 19 Preliminary Final Team)
- Isabelle Harding (Member of OCGA Council and Key Promoter of Women’s Football initiative)
- Kathy Hill (Mother of 2015 Under 19 Premiership Players, Chris and Harry Hill)
Angus Archibald has accepted the position of Registrations Secretary, Campbell Aitken has been appointed Assistant Treasurer and Jeremy Dickson has agreed to coordinate our Under 19 School Liaison program.
Other roles and responsibilities will be allocated in due course.
The Meeting also ratified a revised statement of purpose to shape Committee decisions. These purposes are:
1.To be a respected member of the VAFA competition
2.To provide a safe, friendly and supportive environment to all those keen to contribute to shared goals both on and off the field
3.To be the club of choice for all those passing through the Carey Grammar co-curricular program
|4.To be acknowledged as a flagship of the OCGA and as a strong supporter of the association and all its affiliates|
As you talk to potential recruits and supporters in the lead up to the 2017 season please remember that the Old Carey Grammarians Football Club offers “a safe, friendly and supportive environment to all those keen to contribute to shared goals both on and off the field” through both its men’s and women’s teams.