This Notice of Meeting incorporates the circular inviting nominations for President, Secretary, Treasurer and committee members, together with the request for resolutions that members may wish to have placed on the agenda.

The Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday 12 April 2020 commencing at 2.30pm after the Open Show, in the West Hall of the Kennel Club Building,

Stoneleigh Park, nr Coventry, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG

Items for the agenda must reach the Secretary by the 1 March 2020. They must be properly proposed and seconded by fully paid-up members. Please note that the proposer and seconder should be present at the Annual General Meeting. If this is not possible, they should nominate someone to speak on their behalf, otherwise the item may not be considered.

The President is elected quinquenially. Committee members hold office for three years, the Hon. Secretary and the Hon. Treasurer hold office for one year. All are eligible for re-election.
Given below is the list of officers and committee members:

President: Mr L.R.W. Jupp
Hon. Secretary: * Mrs S.A. Morgan
Hon. Treasurer: * Mr D.W. Bennett FCA, FAIA


Chairman: Dr C. Thrasivoulou
Ms L. Holman
Show Manager: * Mr J. Kelly
* Mrs M.M.D. Booker
Mr A. Tagg

For information:

Membership Secretary: Mr D.W. Bennett FCA, FAIA
Cup Steward: Mrs S.A. Morgan
Agility Secretary: Mrs A. True
Field Trial Secretary: Mr A. Lindley Rescue, Rehoming & Welfare Co-Administrator: Mrs G.Robson
Newsletter: Mrs S.A. Morgan

Those marked * are required to retire but are eligible for re-election. Ms L. Holman is standing down.

There are FOUR vacancies on the committee. Nominations for President, officers and committee members must be in the Secretary’s hands by the 1 March 2019. All persons nominated must be fully paid-up members. No individual who has been a member for less than two years may be elected onto the committee.


The AGM will take place at 2.30 pm on Saturday 21 April 2018in a meeting room of the Kennel Club Building, Stoneleigh Park, nr Coventry CV8 2LG


  1. To elect a chairman for the meeting.
  2. To receive apologies for absence.
  3. To approve the minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting.
  4. To consider any matters arising from the previous meeting.
  5. To announce the Annual Award trophy winners.
  6. To receive the Chairman’s Report (this includes reports from the Field Trial Secretary, Agility Secretary, Show Manager and Rescue Administrator).
  7. To receive and adopt the accounts for the year ended 31 December 2017 and to receive the Treasurer’s Report.
  8. To determine the subscriptions for 2019.
  9. To discuss Honoraria.
  10. To appoint an Auditor.
  11. To give an update on the South East Branch.
  12. To elect Officers.

To confirm the following appointments, no other nominations having been received:

Hon. Treasurer


Mr D.W.W. Bennett

Proposed by: Mrs M Booker | Seconded by: Mrs E. Gates            

Hon. Secretary


Mrs S.A. Morgan

Proposed by: Mrs S. Damms | Seconded by: Mrs C. Tatum                

  1. To elect Members of the Committee.


Mrs L. Holman

Proposed by: Mrs S. A. Morgan | Seconded by:  Mr A. Tagg


Mr A. Tagg

Proposed by: Mr K Grewcock |  Seconded by: Mrs E. Grewcock


Dr C. Thrasivoulou

Proposed by: Mrs S. A. Morgan | Seconded by: Mrs C A Brooks       

  1. Any Other Business.

Whilst discussion may take place under this heading, NO FORMAL PROPOSITION CAN BE ACCEPTED, such discussions as may arise are merely for the guidance of the Committee.


Please note that the Open Show will take place at the same venue, starting at 9.30 am. Members are very welcome to come for the day and watch the show. There is a lovely farm shop and café nearby that serves refreshments and lunches. 

Refreshments will be available before the AGM, served from the small kitchen beside the show ring. There is plenty of parking for members and open spaces to exercise your dog. Unentered dogs may not enter the hall or the vicinity of the show ring if the show is held outside. If you wish to sit ringside with your unentered dog you may purchase a permit from the Show Manager on the day (proceeds to rescue). 

We run a raffle at the open show, so raffle prizes are very welcome.