2017 Annual General Meeting: Agenda

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Science for Peace
Annual General Meeting
June 24, 2017, from 2-5 pm

Croft Chapter House, University College 183
15 King’s College Circle


  1. Approval of Agenda
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Business arising
  4. President’s Report (Metta Spencer)
  5. Treasurer’s Report (Bill Browett)
    1. Overall picture
    2. Budget for 2017 for approval
  6. Reports of Committees:
    1. Blumenfeld Committee (Eryl Court) — see attached report
    2. Communications Committee (Bill Browett) — see attached report
    3. Publications Committee (Martin Klein) — see attached report
    4. Report of Endorsement Committee (Judy Deutsch) — see attached report
    5. Report of Nominations and Election Committee (Paul Hamel)
  7. Proposal to create new committees:
    1. Digital Communications
    2. Financial management
    3. Fundraising
    4. Internships
    5. Membership
  8. Election of Board members
  9. Appointment of new Nominations and Election Committee
  10. Reports of Working Groups:
    1. Cold War II? (Leon Kosals)
    2. Community Sustainability WG (Lloyd Helferty) — see attached report
    3. Cyber Security (Jack Gemmell) — see attached report
    4. Drones (Michel Duguay) — see attached report
    5. Freedom for Research (Chandler Davis) — see attached report
    6. Global Governance (Helmut Burkhardt) — see attached report
    7. Militarism (Judith Deutsch) — see attached report
    8. Non-violence (Ellie Kirzner) — see attached report
    9. Nuclear Weapons (Rob Acheson) — see attached report
    10. Ocean Frontiers (Venilla Rajaguru) — see attached report
    11. Report of WG Coordinator (Martin Muldoon) — see attached report
  11. Reports of Reps:
    1. UN Rep (Walter Dorn) — see attached report
    2. CNANW Reps (Rob Acheson) — see attached report
  12. Other business
  13. Discussion of SfP stance towards NATO
    1. Summary of results of NATO survey (Bill Browett)
    2. Open discussion (Creighton/Browett paper re NATO)
  14. Science for Peace action re increased military spending
  15. Other business

There will be a party for everyone after the meeting.

The new board will have a short board meeting right after the AGM.

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