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0002cct Minutes of BOG Meeting 9 May 2022

SOCIETY OF SCOTTISH ARMIGERS


SOCIETY OF SCOTTISH ARMIGERS BOARD OF GOVERNORS ZOOM MEETING 9 MAY 2022

Attending:
Vice Chairman Andrew Morrison, Viscount Dunrossil;
IPC Col. W.P. Boswell of Toberchurn;
Secretary LCDR. John Glynn of Glynstewart;
BOG Maj. Randal Massey of Dunham;
BOG Kevin Conquest;
BOG Michael McAlpin, Commander, Clan McAlpin/McAlpine;
BOG Donald Draper Campbell

Meeting opened by Vice-Chairman Morrison at 1010 AM (EDT)

1. The first discussion was concerning SSA’s 2022 participation at the Stone Mountain Highland Games (SMHG) in October. The Board agreed that SSA would participate and have their own tent and see if we can return to our old spot by the VIP area. Vice-Chairman Morrison volunteered Chris Gillmore to be the host. Vice-Chairman Morrison will contact the SMHG administration concerning getting our old location back; BOG member Kevin Conquest will request our spot back at a games board meeting; and SSA Secretary Glynn will contact the game’s Clans Coordinator about our location at the games.

Secretary Glynn will contact Chris Gillmore about hosting the SSA tent and what is available for his use.

The BOG will host an Annual General Meeting at the games and every effort will be made to conduct the AGM Friday afternoon via zoom for maximum society participation.

The following BOG member’s terms expire at the 2022 AGM:

Donald Draper Campbell LCDR John Glynn of Glynstewart
Maj. Randal Massey Of Dunham Col. Wayne Morgan
Charles McKerrell of Hillhouse Earl of Eglington and Winton

The following Officers’ terms expire at the 2022 AGM:

Chairman: Earl of Eglington and Winton
Vice-Chairman: Andrew Morrison, Viscount Dunrossil

It was discussed that the officers (Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer) terms do not expire at the same time.

2. With the death of the SSA website administrator John Duncan of Sketraw, the Board will look at elevating the current website manager, Dwyer Wedvick, to the site administrator.

3. The Board Posthumously elected John Duncan of Sketraw as a Fellow for all his support to SSA and his service to Heraldry. IPC Boswell will prepare a certificate and send it along with the Fellows ribbon and medal to John’s family.

4. In support of the Lyon Foundation the SSA will be donating at least $1,000.00. Donald Campbell will donate $1,000 and the Board will request that other members consider donating and they will be bundled and forwarded to the foundation. It is requested you donate via PayPal noting the donation is for Lyon’s Foundation. Naturally, checks are accepted and can be sent to the SSA Treasurer.

5. The Secretary is working on an SSA Nova Scotia Canada meeting in 2023. More to follow.

Submitted:

Lieutenant Commander John Glynn of Glynstewart, CStJ, FSA Scot, USN (Ret.)
Secretary

2022 0512

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