2008 AGM Minutes

Toronto Ultimate Club

2008 Annual General Meeting

September 16, 2008

Call to order

Meeting started 7:06pm at at the Ontario Institute of Education, 4th floor, 252 Bloor St, Toronto.

In attendance: Sara Beheshti, Ian Brooks, Kirk Brown, Harry Burkman, Jason Crowder, Warren Foltz, Andrew Hunter, Richard Krueger, Ed Kung, Mike Lane, Kurtis McClellan, Tom Meyer, Ethan Milberg, Mike Pezzack, Jason Robinson, Greg Schmidt, Alexander Singh, Nancy So, Grace Vaccarelli, Bill Wong.

Constitution of the Meeting by Board of Directors Chair Sara Beheshti. Andrew Hunter, acting Secretary, reported quorum is present.

Approval of 2007 AGM Minutes

Motion to approve minutes as amended made by Ethan Milberg, seconded by Mike Pezzack. Unanimously approved.

Report from TUC Board of Directors

President Andrew Hunter and Chair Sara Beheshti presented an overview of the Board’s accomplishments during the year.

Report on TUC finances

Jason Robinson presented an overview of the 2007 fiscal year and the financial position for 2008.

Richard Krueger motioned that the 2007 audited statements are marked as received by the TUC members; seconded by Mike Pezzack. Unanimously approved.

Report from TUC General Manager

General Manager Jason Robinson presented an overview of TUC’s operations for 2008, including status of membership, playoff participation results, and league revisions.

Election of new Board Members for 2008-2010 (two-year) term

Sara Beheshti and Andrew Hunter presented an overview of the responsibilities of a Board of Director member.

The following members were nominated and elected to serve a two-year term on the TUC Board of Directors: Mike Pezzack, Rahil Suleman, Richard Krueger, Natalie Wong, Norm Lew, Mike Lane, Ian Lee, Bill Wong, Nancy So, Alex Singh, Jason Crowder.

Existing Board Members who were elected at the previous general meeting and who will stand for another year are: Sara Beheshti, Warren Foltz, Andrew Hunter, Kurtis McClellan, and Ethan Milberg. Exiting members are Robert Botman, Kirk Brown, Stephane Levac, Cindy Patrino, and Max Quijano.

Appointment of Auditor for 2008

Ian Brooks motioned to approve Goldstein & Paloc, Chartered Accountants, as auditor for 2008 at a fixed rate; Richard Krueger seconded the motion. Unanimously approved.

Lands Report

Ian Brooks provided an update on fields in the City of Toronto and the measures that the Club is taking to secure fields for future use.

Other business

The following issues and questions were raised by the membership; to be considered by the Board of Directors and management of TUC after the AGM:

  • Club to review the playoff format results and determine format for future years.
  • Request for Board to revisit the use of subs for playoffs.
  • Request for Board to consider implementing full league ladders on all summer weeknights.
  • Investigate master's league one night.
  • Need to address touring policy, requiring all touring members to be TUC members.

Meeting adjourned at 8:50pm