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Report from our 47th AGM

posted Dec 10, 2017, 10:40 AM by Lostwithiel Museum   [ updated Dec 10, 2017, 10:51 AM ]
Our Chairman, Christine Walton writes:-
"Many thanks to those who attended the 47th Lostwithiel Museum Association's [LMA] AGM on the 17th November..Only another 3 years until we celebrate our 50th Anniversary ! 

The newly elected committee comprises : 

Christine Walton [Chairman]
John Smith [Treasurer]
Helen Rogers [Secretary]
Amanda Davidge [Curator]
Deborah Clough [Window Display Co-ordinator]
Peter Best [Publications & Membership Co-ordinator]
Tremar Menendez [Advisor]
Maggie Lancaster [ committee member].
We welcome John Smith who has taken over as Treasurer from David Harris who resigned after 3 years in the role. Our sincere thanks to David for his valued contribution.
Special thanks to Maggie Lancaster who has resigned from her position as Steward's Co-ordinator, a role she has ably conducted for the past 2 years.
We are delighted that Maggie is staying on as a museum steward & committee member.
As no nominations were received in time for the AGM the role of Steward's Co-ordinator remains vacant. We look forward to working with Tremar Menendez in his new role as Museum Advisor.
Key roles outside the formal committee structure are as follows :
Kitty Chanter-Menendez [Town Heritage Walks Co-ordinator] with support from Mary Jones,John Pegg & Derrek Hines
Keith Southgate [Webmaster] Graham Rowe [Photographic Digitisation Project Co-ordinator] Celia Robbins [Oral History Proj Recorder] Peter Leeson-Smith [MODES electronic cataloguing asst] Ian Gillett [Publications / Publicity] Gill Parsons [Family History Researcher]. In addition, Paul Sweet [Accounts Auditor], Bryony Robins [Museum Development Officer], Dr Joanna Mattingly [Museum Mentor],
Helena Jaeske [Museum Conservation], Jo Moore [Curator Wheal
Martyn Museum] were all thanked for their well-respected professional contributions. Thanks also to:
Julia Parfitt for maintaining the plant trough display outside the museum Debenie Morse & the Lostwithiel Business Group for helping to highlight museum news & views via
the Lostwithiel newsletter Roy at Palace Printers Lesley & Richard Bowers [Jazz Cafe] for donating funds for the new Donations Box & Man Engine postcards Ian Gillett [Mayor's Fund] for contributing towards computer software update and his contributors to Museum Matters [in-house magazine] Museum members Museum Stewards without whom we couldn't open to visitors.
Finally, my thanks & appreciation to the Trustees & Committee members who put in so much effort & give their time so generously. Without the collective efforts of everyone involved nothing would be achieved & the museum would simply cease to exist."