Archive : EBKA AGM 2018

138 th Annual General Meeting

was held on Saturday 24 March 2018 at 2pm in

Room E06, Writtle College, Lordship Lane, Chelmsford. CM1 3RP


2018 draft minutes (to be agreed at 2019 AGM)


(downloadable AGM Agenda )

1 Apologies for absence
2 Minutes of the 137 th AGM (2017 AGM Minutes)
3 Report of the Chairman of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) (download report)
4 General Treasurer’s Report & Approval of the 2017 Accounts (Accounts 2017)
5 Written Reports of other members of the CEC (Secretary’s Report, Education SecretaryExams Secretary)
6 Election of County Officers (Trustees)

  • CEC Chairman,
  • General Treasurer, and
  • General Secretary

7 Notification of the 2018 Divisional Voting Members and 2019 Presiding Officer
8 Election of County (non Trustee) Appointees

  • President
  • BBKA Delegate
  • Editor (The Essex Beekeeper)
  • Education Secretary
  • Examinations Secretary
  • NHS Delegate
  • EBKA Show Secretary
  • Spray & Disease Committee Delegate

9 Notification of CEC Appointees and Co-opted Members
10 Confirmation of the Accounts Examiner (External Auditor)
11 Propositions-

  • One – Alignment of EBKA membership categories with those of the BBKA (download)
  • Two –Certain EBKA and Divisional subscription/capitation rates increased annually by the yearly rate of inflation (RPI) (download)

12 Report of the Governance Working Party (Governance Review)
13 2017 Conference Report
14 2018 Conference Preview
15 Installation of the 2018 Presiding Officer
16 Reading from the Book of Commemoration

Following the meeting Chad Colby Blake, a member of the EBKA Governance Sub Committee is to give a short presentation on the General Data Protection Requirement (GDPR) which comes into effect from May 2018 and will affect the rules regarding how data is collected, processed and disposed of by the Association

Refreshments provided by Braintree Division will be taken in room E03

Presentation of awards and certificates by the EBKA President, Pat Allen

The AGM Keynote Speech:

Peter Tompkins, Deputy Master of the Wax Chandlers Company will speak about the Guilds of London and their relevance in the 20th Century.