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TMSA Newsletter Issue 1 2013
TMSA Newsletter Issue 1 2013

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TMSA AGM 2014, 2.30pm, 13 December 2014, Inverness

The Annual General Meeting of the TMSA will be held on: Saturday 13 December 2014 2.30 – 3.30pm (refreshments from 2.00pm) The Spectrum Centre, 1 Margaret St, Inverness, IV1 1LS

AGENDA for TMSA AGM 2014 on Saturday 13 December, 2.30pm

Tea & coffee available from 2.00pm

1. Welcome from Fiona Campbell, National Convener

2. Apologies for Absence

3. Minutes of the AGM 2013 (included)

4. Convener’s Report

5. Presentation of Annual Report & Accounts (copies will be available at the meeting)

6. Elections to the Board (5 General Directors positions are available)

7. Appointment of Independent Examiner

8. Nomination of Honorary Members

9. Motion to amend the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the TMSA
(as per the ‘missing’ regulation issue which was raised the 2013 AGM)

             8. Expulsion from Membership
The right to expel members is retained.  The procedure for expulsion is outlined in point 15 in the Rules and Regulations.  Grounds for expulsion can include a criminal conviction which by its nature could harm the TMSA, bringing the TMSA into disrepute, or failing to adhere to and support the aims of the TMSA.

10. Motion to add to the Rules and Regulations of the TMSA

15. Procedure for Expulsion from Membership
a) A member being considered for expulsion from the TMSA will be written to by the Board, outlining the reason(s) for this action being taken.  The member has the right to reply within 28 days either in writing or at a pre-arranged meeting with a minimum of three members of the Board or their representatives.
b) The Board will then make a decision which will be given to the member in writing. The member will have the right to appeal that decision within 28 days.
c) Any appeal submitted will be considered by three different Board members or their representatives, as far as is practical, and they will make a decision which will be final.
d) If payment is made by Standing Order, the expelled member will be responsible for cancelling that Order.  The TMSA cannot be held responsible if this action is not taken.

11. A.O.C.B

A copy of the above information and other papers for the meeting - nomination and proxy forms and AGM 2013 draft minutes are available on the Current Projects page in the About Us section (see menu bar above) of this website.

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