Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the members of the  New Ross Chamber of Commerce Incorporated T/A New Ross & District Chamber will be held on Thursday 30th March 2017 in the Conference Room, No 35 the Rising Tide Business Centre, South Street, New Ross Co Wexford at 5.30 p.m.

Registration is essential e:admin@newrosschamber.ie 

Guest Speaker: Mr Eamonn Hore Director of Services Wexford County Council

MEMORANDUM

The rules governing the election of members to the Board of the Chamber are specified in the following Articles of Association (of which are quoted in part only).

  Article 21:            “The Board shall consist of 11 members of the Chamber elected as hereinafter provided eight Members shall form a quorum for a Board meeting. The decision of the Board in all matters shall be final. Within one month of the incorporation of the Chamber a Special Meeting of the Members shall be convened by the subscribers to the Memorandum of Association for the purpose of electing the persons nominated as members of the Board. Until such Meeting shall have been held the Subscribers to the Memorandum shall form the Board”.

Article 22:           “At each Annual General Meeting the elected members and all co-opted members shall retire.”                              

Article 23:           “Only Board Members who have attended 50% or more of the General or Board Meetings held during the last Financial Year or who have been excused by the Board from so doing shall be eligible for re-election”.

Article 24:           The name of a Member seeking election or re-election to the board shall be submitted to the Honorary Secretary (appointed as hereinafter provided) not less than seven days before the date of the Annual General Meeting and on such Form as may from time to time be prescribed by the board for that purpose. His/her name shall be nominated by two other members of the chamber and each nominee must give his/her written consent in writing to serve at the time of the nomination on such form as may from time to time be prescribed by the board for that purpose”.

The members of the present Board who will be standing down are:      

Mr Niall Bennett, Mr John Mc Sweeney, Ms Mary Browne,  Ms Margaret Goldsmith , Mr Ernest Levingstone, Ms Jolly Ronan, Ms Jennifer Murphy O’Neill, Mr Eamonn Hayden, Mr Sean Connick, Ms Tina Gaffney Saridakis, Mr Darren Foley.

Form for Nominations to the Board of Directors for 2017