January Meeting & Election-Toronto Chapter

January 30, 2014

On Thursday January 30th, Toronto Chapter held the first monthly meeting of the year. It was time to elect new committee members and chat about the direction and projects for this chapter.

We met a bit early for a bite at the Queen's Head pub in Scarborough and the meeting began promptly at 7:02 pm

The 2013 Chapter Chair, Dar Spray spoke briefly about the very successful year that the chapter had. We acquired new members, ran a NAS, regular meetings and had an amazing mooring project start and finish!!The bank balance is VERY healthy and our chapter treasurer for 2013, Beecher Hickox gave a brief report.
(financials are always available to view at our monthly meeting but will not be published online)

Election time:
Chair Dar Spray
Secretary Carm Benincasa
Treasurer Beecher Hickox
* note Beecher has now decided to leave us *** looking for a TREASURER, please come to our next meeting and we will hold an election for this position*** until the position is filled, Beecher will remain.

I am also looking for someone to type minutes and look after some posting on the site and Facebook.

Upcoming events:
NAS in June *details TBA
Outdoor Adventure Show
NO SCUBA SWAP due to construction at the site
The SOS Forum and workshops
Mooring install/maintenance/continue to look after them through inspection underwater
Survey of P.B Locke-defered until we have a larger group to discuss

Jim Kozmik spoke about his project for filming the Great Lakes as part of a story line.

Reminders to renew your OUC insurance and Save Ontario Shipwrecks membership

The meeting was Adjourned at 9:10 pm
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Minutes will be hand written and avail. at the following meeting until a secretary can be found

Please continue to check this site and SOS FB for updates for the upcoming events. These postings will have all of the details, such as address, sign up info., and contact info.

Meeting will change location due to the size of this chapter. The meeting will either be in Scarborough, or Whitby.

Please email the Chair for any info. that you may need.
A reminder that this site and FB is a public place and posts need to be appropriate for all.

Dar
toronto@saveontarioshipwrecks.ca, darlenespray55@yahoo.com 905 439 8928