Minutes of the 47th Annual General Meeting held on Saturday, 16 January 2016 at St Joseph Institution Junior, Essex Road School Hall.
Current President of the PTA Mr Daniel Nomanbhoy called the meeting to order as the required quorum was reached. He welcomed all the parents and teachers and thanked them for being present for the AGM.
2. President’s Message
Mr Nomanbhoy presented a slide show to the audience on the PTA activities for 2015. He thanked all the out-going committee members for their hard work. He also thanked the parent volunteers who had helped run the activities.
The President’s report 2015 was adopted.
Proposer: Mrs Jenann Tan
Seconder: Mrs Peggy Yee
3. Statement of Accounts
The Statement of Accounts was presented by Mr Winston Lim for the year ended 31 December 2015. He reported that the accounts are in a healthy state due to the sale of mementos as well as the contributions from the P1 parents.
There being no amendments, the Statement of Accounts were confirmed.
Proposer: Mr Fidelis Pang
Seconder: Mr Brendan Wong
4. Confirmation of Minutes
Mr Monteiro referred the parents to the minutes of the 46th Annual General Meeting which was held on Saturday, 17 January 2015. He emphasised that only members who were present at the last AGM could pass the minutes.
There being no amendments, the minutes were confirmed.
Proposer: Mr Perry Lim
Seconder: Mrs Sylvia Tan
5. Election of Office Bearers for 2016 - 2017
Mr Monteiro informed everyone present about the voting procedure and the use of the voting slips in the voting. He said that as at close of nominations on 11 January 2016, the following parents were returned unopposed and elected as office-bearers in the PTA.
President: Mr Daniel Nomanbhoy
Vice President: Mr Andrew Lim
Asst Hon Secretary: Ms Jenann Tan
Hon Treasurer: Mr Alrick Dorett
Hon Auditor: Mr Fidelis Pang
Hon Auditor: Mr Perry Lim
Before the election process began, Mr Timothy Goh, Principal of SJI Junior and Vice-President of the PTA Management Committee, thanked the out-going members for their valuable services in the previous PTA Management Committee. He said that he had enjoyed working with them and gave his best wishes to all the members who had stepped down.
At the close of nominations, sixteen nominees had decided to contestd for the six committee member positions. However, only seven nominees (5 current and 2 new) turned up for the elections. All the nominees introduced themselves and spoke on how they would contribute if they were elected into the committee.
After the elections, during the counting of votes, a talk was given by Mr Robert Lim from Franklin Covey who spoke about the “The Leader in Me”
6. Election of Committee members
After the talk, the results of the elections were announced. The following parents were voted into the PTA as committee members:
Mr Brendan Khoo Mrs Sandra Marie Lim
Mrs Corinna Yip Mr Devasagayam Joseph
Mr Wong U-Yun Mrs Peggy Yee
The following parent was also co-opted into the PTA committee:
Mrs Delia Ong
The following staff members of St Joseph’s Institution Junior were also appointed as teacher members of the PTA. They are:
Vice-Presidents: Mr Timothy Goh (Principal)
Mr Winston Lim (Vice-Principal - Admin)
Hon Secretary: Mr Anthony Monteiro
Asst Hon Treasurer: Mrs Teong Phey Fang
Committee Members: Mr Jachin Huang
Mr Vincent Teo
Mrs Shannon Tan
Mr Christopher Cheong
The re-elected PTA President, Mr Daniel Nomanbhoy thanked everyone for their participation in the voting process. He welcomed the new committee and looked forward to working with them and to have a better year ahead in terms of activities to be conducted.
As there was no other business, the meeting ended at 11.30 a.m.
Minutes recorded by Mr Anthony Monteiro and vetted by Mr Timothy Goh.