AGM in October


The thirty fourth Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Chichester Harbour will be held on

Thursday 21st October 2021 at Chichester Yacht Club commencing at 6pm.

[Welcome Drinks will be served from 5.30pm]



1.Welcome and apologies for absence (Please inform the Secretary if you wish your apologies for absence to be noted).

2.Report of the 2020 Annual General Meeting (available on the website or via Secretary)

3.Presentation of the 2020/21 Annual Report by the Chairman (available as above)
4.Presentation of the 2020/21 Accounts by the Treasurer (available as above)

5.Election of Accounts Examiner: Proposal: Blue Spire Accountants Chichester
Changes to Constitution (full wording, if required from the Secretary)
– Para P(i) Annual General Meeting: action to be taken in extraordinary circumstances
– Para 11(b) Honorary Officers: remove the posts of Membership Secretary and Newsletter Editor
to reflect existing working practice and provide a more responsive and flexible Executive Committee

7.Election of the Officers and Executive Committee for 2021/22

The 2020/2021 Officers and Executive Committee were:





Membership Secretary


Newsletter Editor



[Figure in brackets denotes year of election to the Executive]

Heather Baker (2018) (Acting from January 2021)

Vacant since January 21 previously Heather Baker

Jamie Smith (co-opted November 2020)

Mike Lewis (2012)

Pam Marrs (2012)

Managed by the Events Committee Chris Harvey

Overseen by Oliver Chipperfield

Oliver Chipperfield (2013) (Chairman: Oct 2016Jan 2021), Chris Harvey (2012) Richard Sells (2020), Claire Stokes (2020). Co-opted: Claire Armstrong (Jan 21), Gavin Crick (April 21)

Mark Stanton (2017), Val Davis (2019) and Nigel Bennett (2019) stood down January 2021. Chris Clode (Terror) (2015) will stand down at the AGM


Note: All the Honorary Officers and Trustees shown in BOLD above are willing to stand for election for the year 2021-22

Any other person wishing to stand for election as an Officer or member of the Executive Committee should submit their nomination in writing to reach the Secretary at least 14 days before the AGM. All nominations received will be announced to the AGM and a ballot will then be held if necessary.

8.Close of formal business

9.Report from Richard Craven (Director and Harbour Master) Chichester Harbour Conservancy

10.Project Return of the Terns update by Oliver Chipperfield and the Project Manager

M Lewis (Secretary) 8th September 2021