Deer Danish Canadian Club AGM
2015 Cronquist House
1. The meeting was
called to order at 2:15pm with 10 members in attendance.
2. Minutes of the 2014
Annual General Meeting were read by Larry K.Jens K moved,
seconded by Kari
M to adopt the minutes. Carried.
3. Treasurer's Report:
Kelly H presented the financial report indicating the following
$12,926.70 Casino Account: $24,972.75
Inventory: $ 3,386.99
Thank you to Ellen
Bonde and Patti Husted who conducted the review(audit) for 2014.
Moved by Kelly H,
seconded by Jens K to adopt the financial report. Carried
Thank you cards were received from our Bursary recipients and were
5. Presidents Report
was presented by Larry K indicating a good year but with some minor
concerns about the need for 'new blood' on the Board.
reports were presented outlining each of our activities.
7. New Business.
a) The annual Danish
Federation Conference will be held in Vancouver in May. Members were
reminded that RDDCC allocates $1000 each year to help attendees.
b) Concerning a
request from the Danish National Museum to take over hosting of the
2017 Conference: Moved by Faye K and seconded by Kelly H that
RDDCC would be willing to assist the Danish Canadian National
Museum by fronting the necessary costs providing that RDDCC have
representation on the planning committee and that any profit/loss
on the conference be split 50/50 with the DCNM. Carried with 7 in
favour, 1 opposed and 1 abstention.
Appreciation: Discussion was held about combining our Volunteer
Appreciation with our AGM. A straw vote was in favor of this
idea. The new Board will look at this.
d) 2015 Budget was
presented and discussed. Moved by Jens K and seconded by Ellen B to
accept the proposed budget. Carried
e) Moved by Kari M
and seconded by Kelly H to appoint Ellen Bonde and Patti Husted as
reviewers (audit) for the 2015 fiscal year. Carried
8. Election of Board
of Directors: Larry Kjearsgaard and Dorothy Stone have one year
remaining on their respective terms. Kelly Hansen, Susan Jones and
Kari Noete have completed their two year terms, leaving five (5)
vacancies on the Board. Nominations for the Board were:
Susan Jones nominated
by the nominating committee - accepted
Kari Noete nominated
by the nominating committee – accepted
nominated by the nominating committee - accepted
nominated by Dorothy Stone – declined
Eric Hansen nominated
by Kelly Hansen – to be determined
Moved by Kelly H and
seconded by Kari M that nominations cease. Carried
Nominees were declared
elected by acclamation. The Board will fill vacancies by
9. The meeting was
adjourned at 4:25pm on a motion by Dorothy S.
In attendance: Larry
Kjearsgaard, Kari Morck, Faye Kjearsgaard, Kelly Hansen, Jens
Kaastrup, Niels Bonde, Ellen Bonde, Anna Kaastrup, Dorothy Stone,