Annual General Meeting 06.12.18

The Annual General Meeting of the North Wales Sheepdog Society was held on Thursday 6th December 2018 at 7.00pm in the Pentrefoelas Education Centre LL24 0LE.

Key points

Noted that paid members total 209 (break even target figure 200) including 41 new members. Affiliated trials members 59.

Surplus of £2,031.57 was reported for the year 2017/2018.

Reserves amount to £17,239.13

Donation of £2,703.49 was recently received from the Coop (nominated community cause). This will be added to the reserves and reported in the 2018/2019 accounts.

Motions passed:

  • New constitution adopted “Charitable Unincorporated Association” (see Membership menu)
  • Amended NWSDS rule “Judges are expected, to give points gained or lost at the end of the trial to competitors who request them through the trial Secretary”.
  • That NWSDS sponsors a maximum of 20 trials per year for 3 years (subject to annual review) to the sum of £30 each for a free to enter Class 3 “Handler and dog that have not run in any Open trial or been placed in any Class 2 trial (NWSDS criteria), held anywhere in the world.” (see News post)
  • Nursery rules revised commencing 2019 (see Trials menu)

12 new Trustees appointed as required by the new constitution

Trophies 2019 draw: Rhiwlas (Llanrwst) &  John Jones (Dinas Mawddwy)

Trial venues 2019: Championships – Penbedw, Tues. / Wed. 3rd and 4th September

Class 2 Championship – Berwyn have kindly offered to provide venue for a dedicated trial with a NWSDS sponsored Class 3 run in conjunction.

Nursery Final – Venue to be confirmed, Sat. 16th November

All Wales Nursery Final – Bodfari, date to be confirmed.

New Nursery Heat to be held at Llanerchymedd (9 in total 2019)

Noted that in order to comply with GDPR only telephone numbers will be used as contact details for trials in 2019 diary.