Agenda for the Friends of the Randell Cottage Writers Trust AGM, 27 July

Agenda of Friends Annual General Meeting on 27 July 2021

You are invited to the Annual General Meeting of Friends of the Randell Cottage Writers Trust to be held at:

11:30 am, Tuesday 27 July 2021
Room 3, Alliance Franҫaise
Level 3, Mercer St, Wellington

Please RSVP to
or call Robyn on (
04) 4764823 evenings by 22 July.


      1. Welcome
      2. Apologies
      3. Quorum: 10 people
      4. Receive and approve the Minutes of the 27 July 2020, Annual General Meeting of Friends of the Randell Cottage Writers’ Trust
      5. Matters arising from the Minutes
      6. Receive and consider the Annual Report from the FRC Committee Chair
      7. Receive and consider the Annual Financial Statements from the Treasurer
      8. Receive and consider the following recommendation from the Committee of the annual subscriptions for the year (2022/23): that subscriptions for 2021/22 remain at $15.00 for seniors/students, $30.00 for individuals and families and $60.00 for businesses as set at the 2020 AGM
      9. The election of the Officers of the Society.
        President: Leslie Brown is prepared to stand as President again.
        Treasurer: Tracey Schuyt is prepared to stand as Treasurer again.
        Secretary: Robyn Skrzynska is prepared to stand as Secretary again.
      10. The election of at least three Ordinary Members of the Executive Committee.
        In accordance with the Rules, two are to be endorsed by the Trust committee:

        Gillian Cameron, Susan Stevens, Dame Fiona Kidman and Tim Gruar have expressed willingness to be nominated as ordinary members of the Committee again.

        Note: Any other nominations for President, Treasurer and Committee, with details of seconders and evidence of the willingness of the nominee to serve, should be emailed to the Secretary at in advance of the meeting.

      1. Nomination to confer Life Membership on Beverley Randell & Susan Price.
        Nominated by ….………. and seconded by …………………..
      2. Any other business:
        Fundraising for 2021-2022

The business part of the meeting will be followed by a conversation with our resident New Zealand writer, Lynn Davidson.

Coffee, tea and juice will be served at the end of the meeting.

The 2020 AGM minutes are available on the Friends page.