Annual General Meeting

November 22nd 2021

The 2021 Annual General Meeting was held in Leigh Abbots Pass Village Hall, on November 22nd 2022, after a pause last year due to the pandemic.

At a well attended meeting reports were presented from our President, Chairman, Treasurer, Membership Secretary and Show Secretary.  See links below for their full reports.

Mark Dobell stood down as Chairman so he can focus more fully on overall organisation of the Summer and Autumn shows.  He was presented with a pair of niwaki secateurs in thanks for serving as the chairman for the last seven years.

Adrian and Vicky Riches stood down from the committee following their move to Findon last year.  Jean presented them with a garden token to acknowledge all the help they gave to the society during their years on the committee.

Two new committee members were voted on, Lindsey Smith who is taking over as Honorary Secretary, and Lucy Halahan.

The society invited members to put themselves forward for the committee in the future, in particular for the role of Chairman which is now vacant.

Views were sought about a proposed change of name for the society to something shorter which may help in attracting more residents to join us. Further consultation will take place.