Vancouver Island Danish Canadian Club
Minutes of the Annual General Meeting
March 3, 2019
Bowen Park Room #1
The President John Jensen reported that all events were pretty good last year, especially the Birthday Party.
The Treasurer Tom Hedekar reported that the financial report showed an overall profit of $2,294.42. Tom also presented the financial report for 2018 for the Newsletter Account which showed an overall profit of $130.37. The complete financial report is attached. Tom added that our Club was not going broke any time soon. It was moved by Per Aagaard that the financial reports be accepted as presented, seconded by Jim Gahr. CARRIED
Election of Board Members
Discussion of 2018 Activities
Vibeke Sandberg for keeping Membership payments in hand.
Grethe Andersen for looking after the Membership List and Advertiser relations.
Henny Andersen for being our Federation Representative.
Lynn Hedekar for looking after our Facebook page.
Lena Rasmussen for being our Webmaster.
Lena Tsuji for doing the Newsletter.
Discussion of the Proposal to host the 2020 Federation Conference
Tom Hedekar has agreed to be Chair, Inge Yost has agreed to be Treasurer, Lena Tsuji has agreed to be Registrar and Henny Andersen has agreed to be our Catering Contact. Vibeke Sandberg, Lynn Hedekar and Joan Sorensen have agreed to be on the Welcoming Group.
Tom asked the members to please come forward to help out with ideas for Speakers, Programs, Outings, gift bag contents, etc.
A question was raised about the Seminar that follows the Conference. These are two separate entities and Tom will check with Rolf Christensen with regard to what we need to do for the Seminar, if anything.
The Danish Museum in Dickson, Alberta has asked if we wish to become a member at $100 per year. The will be discussed at the next Board meeting.
It was moved by Joan Sorensen that the meeting be adjourned at 2:33 pm. Seconded by Ingeborg Kristiansen. CARRIED
Respectfully submitted by Lena Tsuji