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Annual General Meeting of the Honest Toun’s Association
Thursday 28th November 2019
Brunton Hall
7.30pm

All members of the public who hold current membership card are eligible to attend this meeting.

If you are interested in volunteering with us or wish to join the committee please contact the Secretary
Email: honsecretary.honesttoun@gmail.com

2019 Proposed Constitutional Amendments

Current

6.       Executive Committee

          6.2     The Executive Committee will consist of up to fifteen members.  This will be made up of a President, a Vice President who will act for the President as required, a Treasurer who will keep financial records as laid down by the Trustees of the Association, a Secretary who will keep minutes of all meetings and conduct the business of the Association, except finance, with such secretarial assistance as the Executive Committee may decide and up to eleven committee members.  The Executive Committee may co-opt additional members who will serve for the current year only.  The preceding year’s Honest Lad and Honest Lass will be ex-officio members of the Executive, only to attend meetings at the Executive’s request or by arrangement.

Proposed Amendment

The Executive Committee will consist of up to twenty members

The paragraph will read:

6.       Executive Committee

          6.2     The Executive Committee will consist of up to Twenty members.  This will be made up of a President, a Vice President who will act for the President as required, a Treasurer who will keep financial records as laid down by the Trustees of the Association, a Secretary who will keep minutes of all meetings and conduct the business of the Association, except finance, with such secretarial assistance as the Executive Committee may decide and up to eleven committee members.  The Executive Committee may co-opt additional members who will serve for the current year only.  The preceding year’s Honest Lad and Honest Lass will be ex-officio members of the Executive, only to attend meetings at the Executive’s request or by arrangement.

11.     General

Current

11.3     The regalia will be the responsibility of the Honest Lads’ Association.

Proposed Amendment

Remove paragraph 11.3

(Resulting in a change of Paragraph numbers from here on)

8.       Election of the Honest Lad and Honest Lass

Current

          8.2     Members of the Executive Committee, the Board of Trustees and any of their immediate family members are debarred from nominating or seconding a candidate. 

Proposed Amendment

8.2     Members of the Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees shall not be permitted to nominate or second any candidate for election as Honest Lad or Honest Lass.  Also, members of the Executive Committee having any close relative standing for election shall stand down from the Executive Committee for at least fourteen days prior to the election.