From: RAC Headquarters
Date: May 14, 2001
Subject: Annual General Meeting of Members
The RAC Annual General Meeting of Members was held at the
NAV Canada facilities, Cornwall, Ontario on Sunday morning,
April 29, 2001. Approximately 45 people attended.
The members present were asked to approve the audited
financial report, which indicated a modest surplus for the second
year in a row. BDO Dunwoody LLP (Ottawa) were once again
appointed by the members as the auditors for the year 2001.
The Carl Everson VE3BYX Memorial Silent Key Listing was
dedicated. It will appear on the RAC website at
Larry Kayser VA3LK was presented with a framed certificate in
recognition of technical excellence in the achievement of
trans-Atlantic communication on 136 kHz.
The RAC President, Ken Oelke VE6AFO addressed the
assembly and spoke to his Report to the Members. He gave
highlights of the RAC Board of Directors meeting held the two
days immediately preceeding the AGM. He also reported on the
CARAB meeting with Industry Canada, held earlier that same
Bill Wilson VE3NR, was then asked to take the floor and
present his paper entitled "CORE VALUES". The RAC
Directors had unanimously embraced this document at the Board
Meeting, and were delighted to have Mr. Wilson present to read
his own words to the assembly.
The formal meeting was adjourned. The members were then
afforded the opportunity to raise questions of general interest,
which were directed to the various members of the Board and
Executive of RAC. A lively question and answer session ensued.