SAS Annual General Meeting (AGM)

About this event :

The Sunderland Astronomical Society AGM (Via Zoom) will be taking place on Sunday 29th October 2023 from 7:30 pm at our base of operations Discovery Room at the Washington Wetlands Centre.

Zoom AGM meeting details will be distributed via our SAS email service or upon request from

SAS members are invited to attend, listen to chair’s reports and vote in the election of the committee and nominations are asked from the SAS members.

The agenda is included below, which may be subject to change nearer the date of the AGM.

At the AGM all committee members will standing down and members are nominated elected/re-elected.

There are a possible 15 committee places, which includes the named officer posts for the chair, vice-chair, secretary, treasurer roles.

Committee Membership

If members are interested in being a committee member  or being one of the nominated officers(above), they should send their nomination and the name of the member who is seconding them to the secretary/chair.

Nominations must reach me by close of Friday 27th October to be accepted and can be made by either email to secretary or post to the following address:

Chris Duffy (Chair) or Martin Kennedy (Secretary), Sunderland Astronomical Society, Based at Washington Wetlands Centre, Pattinson, Washington, Tyne & Wear. NE38 8LE.

Committee Elections will be held at the AGM.

Both the nominee and the seconder MUST be current members of SAS.

Committee Member Notes:

  1. Members joining/re-joining the committee should read/review/accept the Committee Member Attributes.
  2. Also the SAS Constitution

Any items for consideration under AOB should also be received by me by 27th October 2022.

Please try to attend if you can, the Society belongs to you, the membership and your participation/input is important.

SAS Annual General Meeting – Agenda

Sunday 29th October 2023, 7:30 pm,

  1. Apologies for absence
  2. Statement of Finances
  3. Significant Purchases
  4. Statement of Membership numbers
  5. Brief review of activities in the past 12 months
  6. Brief review on ongoing projects
  7. Proposed AGM date
  8. To appoint/re-appoint Committee 
  9. To appoint/re-appoint President 
  10. To appoint /re-appoint Auditor
  11. Members comments
  12. Any Other Business

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Your host : Martin Kennedy

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