Report on AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Society was held on the 30th November 2023 The following items of business were discussed and formal vote was carried out to ratify changes as required by the Society’s constitution.

These being:

Reports were received from the President, Secretary, Membership Secretary, Packet and Auction Secretary and Publicity.

Following the resignation of Mark Ladd as Treasurer, Barry Batchelor was appointed by unanimous vote.

Paul Brannigan has agreed to act as Independant Examiner was appointed by unanimous vote.

A resolution was passed unanimously to update approved signatures on the mandates of both the Barclays Bank and National Westminster Bank accounts to reflect the current officers of the Society.

The following were elected as Officers and Commitee members of the Society for the forthcoming year 2023/2024 Chris Marsh (president), Keith Wright (secretary), Barry Batchelor (treasurer), Tim Harrison (membership secretary), Steve Newman (auction secretary) and David Lee ( publicity).

Our final meeting in our Autumn programme is on Thursday 14th December.

This will be a simple three sheet competition and will be judged by members present

Below is a list of our meeting dates with the details of our Speakers for the remainder of this coming year.


25th January Members Display Evening

8th February Visit from Watford Philatelic Soc.

22nd February S. Australia & US Domestic Airmails displays by Greg Wynn

7th March Channel Islands Occupation a display by Gerald Mariner

21st March Nigeria a display by Rob May

3rd April Amersham visits Watford Philatelic Society

4th April AUCTION in the New Drake Hall at Chiltern Lifestyle Centre

18th April Edward VIII and Parachutes separate displays by Barry Stagg

2nd May Club Competitions Evening

16th May GB Postal History with a difference, a display by Don Davies

30th May Tasmania a display by Patrick Reid

13th June President’s Evening