Minutes of the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING held on Monday, the 20th of February 2012
in the South West Community Centre, 171 Sturt Street in Adelaide.

President Lynn Venning welcomed members and opened the meeting at 2:00 P.M.
Max Kernich was welcomed back after a long illness.

APOLOGIES: - Jack Strapps, Ron Meynell, Elaine Sykes, & Max Lambert.

1. Minutes from the previous general meeting were accepted at the executive meeting and copies are available
   from the table. Minutes from the previous Annual General Meeting were approved at the Executive Meeting
   held on the 4th of April 2011 and were available at the General Meeting held on the same day.
2. President L. Venning read his Annual Report. Members were thanked for their continuing support of the club.
   In addition, Leo Vandenberg was thanked for his work as Secretary and as Treasurer. Max Kernich, John Dowe
   and Bruce Killmier were also thanked for their support on the committee. Jack Strapps was thanked for his
   work as club auditor. A request for more member-volunteers to fill vacant committee positions was also made.
3. Secretary Leo Vandenberg read his report to the members.
4. The Treasurers report was read to members. Club Auditor Jack Strapps will audit the financial statement at
   his earliest convenience.
5. In the absence of any nominations from the floor John Morcom proposed that the following members all be re-
   elected un-opposed to their existing positions. Lynn Venning as President (& Minute Secretary), Leo
   Vandenberg as Secretary/Treasurer, Max Kernich as Senior Vice President, John Dowe as Junior Vice
   President, and hopefully Bruce Killmier as a Committee Member.
6. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday the 5th of March 2012. A DVD/video will be shown.
7. Annual remuneration for the Secretary/Treasurer of $200.00 was approved at the Executive Meeting.
8. The Annual Christmas Luncheon is scheduled for Monday the 10th of December. Cost to be advised.
9. Max Kernich was asked to draw the first Raffle Ticket.

Over 80's Birthdays: -
Wimmer         Herbert  01 Jan 1923 Corridor Conductor        Keswick   89
Fogarty          Netta    04 Jan 1913 Wife of Stan (Deceased)              99
Michalanney   Tom      16 Jan 1922 Senior Loco Inspector     Islington  90
Pointon         Bruce     22 Jan 1931 Fireman                       Adelaide  81
Lambert        Max       28 Jan 1930 Rail Car Driver              Gawler     82
Morcom         John      01 Feb 1929 Train Controller            Adelaide  92
Forster          Len       03 Feb 1929 Yard Master                 Mile End  83
Rau             George   06 Feb 1928 Lifter Truck Yard           Islington  84
Van Velsen   George   09 Feb 1929 Yard Supervisor            Dry Creek 83
Chandler      Murray    15 Feb 1916 Car Shed Foreman         Adelaide 96
Andri           Theo      18 Feb 1922 Good Shed Assistant      Mile End 90
Huebler       Harry      18 Feb 1928 Sub Foreman                Islington 84
Members then sang happy birthday to John Morcom who was present at the meeting.

The following member deaths were reported
Coombe     Roma   08 Dec 2011 Wife of Eric (Deceased)   --
McGrady     Val      23 Dec 2011 Friend of Laurie Purtle     79
Habel        Joe      30 Dec 2011 Rail Car Driver    Gawler  79

The following non-member death was also reported
Fielding  Lyall   17 Feb 2012 Engineman    Peterborough 88

The members were thanked for their attendance and the Meeting was closed at 2:30 P.M.
There were 24 members present. Raffle proceeds after door prizes were $44.00 

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