North of Scotland Regional Network 1 - Minutes - 21 May 2021

Minute of North of Scotland Regional Network 1

Meeting for the Election of Office Bearers

held on Friday, 21st May 2021 at 10.00 a.m.

via Zoom

Present:

Leonora Montgomery

Secretary/Treasurer

LHM

 

(Chaired Meeting)

 

Colin Stewart

Committee Member

CS

Steve Byrne

Committee Member

SB

Gerald Low

Committee Member

GL

Alasdair Mackenzie

Committee Member

AM

Derek Wilkie

Committee Member

DW

Liz Richardson

Committee Member

LR

Sue McAleaney

Committee Member

SMcA

 

 

 

 

In attendance:

Susan McLellan

Scottish Government

SMcL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apologies:/Absent:

Cameron Grant

Vice Chair

Apologies

Tom O’Brien

Committee Member

Absent

 

 

 

 

 

Item

 

Action

1.

 

 

Welcome, Introduction, Apologies and Declarations of Interest

All were welcomed to the Meeting and asked to introduce themselves for the benefit of our new Members.  Apologies were then given as stated.

Declarations of Interest – CS gave his for being on the SHR Board.

LHM then handed over to SMcL for the Election process.

 

 

 

CS

LHM

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5.

Election of Chair

Colin was proposed by Derek and this was seconded by Steve.

There being no other Nominations, Colin was duly elected as Chair.

 

Election of Vice Chair

Alasdair was proposed by Steve and this was seconded by Gerald. 

There being no other Nominations, Alasdair was duly elected as Vice

Chair.

Election of Secretary

Leonora was proposed by Colin and this was seconded by Steve.

There being no other Nominations, Leonora was duly elected as

Secretary.

Election of Treasurer

Leonora was proposed by Alasdair and this was seconded by Colin.

Leonora stated that she did not wish to be Treasurer again but after

some discussion and the fact that no-one else wanted to take on this

role, Leonora reluctantly agreed to continue as Treasurer, for the time

being.

 

Leonora advised at this point that a third Signatory was required on the

Bank Account and this will be discussed at our next Meeting on 9th

July, 2021.

 

This ended the Election process and SMcL handed the Meeting over to

the new Chair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LHM

 

 

 

LHM

 

 

SMcL

6.

 

 

 

 

A.O.C.B.

• AGM 2021 Feedback – All agreed that this had gone well given the circumstances of this being our first Virtual one. SB suggested and all agreed that LHM should forward a Vote of Thanks to our outgoing Chair Bill Chapman. It was also agreed that SMcL should also send one on behalf of the Scottish Government.

• Constution – SMcL stated that she would forward this with the agreed amendment to CS and LHM for signature and it would be posted on our Website and Basecamp thereafter.

• Code of Conduct – SMcL advised that she would be emailing this to all for our return agreement as this would be taken as our signature to same.

• Updated Contact List – SMcL will also be forwarding this to all for

  agreement.

• New Members Induction Pack – SMcL advised that she had

  arranged for this to be forwarded to LR and SMcA.

• SHR Liaison Group – LHM raised this as there was a vacant place at Region 1 and for all to think on this for our next Meeting on 9th July 2021.  AM then advised that he wished to withdraw from this Group so now we have two places available.  Both LR and SMcA showed an interest in this so LHM will send details for the Pre-Agenda Meeting on 6th July 2021 to give them a ‘taster’.

 

 

 

LHM/SMcL

 

 

SMcL

 

ALL

 

SMcL

 

SMcL

 

 

 

 

LHM

7.

 

Date and Time of our Next Meeting –

Friday, 9th July 2021 at 10.00 a.m. via Zoom.

 

ALL

 

 

 
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