AGM – Annual General Meeting

Each year, WUSPBA holds a meeting to vote on new officers and consider changes to Bylaws and rules for the association.

If you wish to submit a proposal to change the Bylaws or Contest Rules please read How to Write an AGM Proposal.


2015 WUSPBA AGM

2015 AGM Minutes

Register for no cost AGM seminars here

2014 WUSPBA AGM Minutes for approval

2015 WUSPBA AGM GUIDE


Elections of Officers for 2015:

  •  President- Andrew Morrill
  •  Executive Secretary- Erin Gunn
  • Treasurer-Nate Lorenz
  •  Band Registrar- Nancy Theriault

Appointments to the Music Board for 2015:

  •  Chair, Music Board: Ken Sutherland
  •  Board Member: Nick Theriault

Proposals For Changes to ByLaws & Contest Rules AGM 2015:
(Plain text or Adobe Acrobat PDF Files as noted.)

Bylaws Proposals:

B-Branch Funding – John Moruzzi – Passed (pdf)

Contest Proposals:

CR-Band Event Sequencing – Erin Gunn – (amended) – Failed (pdf)

CR-Competition Area – Erin Gunn – (amended) – Passed (pdf)

CR-Competition Performance Level – WUSPBA Grading Committee – Passed (pdf)

CR-Drumming Instructor Cannot be the Lead Drummer – WUSPBA Executive Committee – Withdrawn – (pdf)

CR-Eliminating the use of points in favor of rank in band contests – Erin Gunn – Passed

CR-Grade 4 Snare drummers playing without accompaniment – Tom Foley – Failed

CR-Official Band Draw – Jeff Mann – Passed (pdf)

CR-Roster Request Deadline – Nancy Theriault – Passed (pdf)

CR-Solo Grading – WUSPBA Grading Committee – (amended) – Passed (pdf)

CR-Mini-MSR – Jeff Mann – Failed


2014 WUSPBA AGM

2014 AGM Minutes

2014-AGM-guide


Proposals For Changes to ByLaws & Contest Rules:
(Plain text or Adobe Acrobat PDF Files as noted.)

Bylaws Proposals:

B-Clarify One Person One Band – Drew McPheters – Passed (PDF)

B-Clarify Transfers – Drew McPheters – Passed (PDF)

B-EC Powers – Jeff Mann – Withdrawn (PDF)

B-Re-formatted Bylaw proposal – Executive Committee – Passed (PDF)

ByLaws & Contest Proposals:

B & CR-Changing Grades 4 and 5 – Ross R Naismith – Failed (PDF)

Contest Proposals:

CR-Separating-Piobaireachd and Light Music – BJ Gunn – Passed (PDF)

CR-Open Instead of Professional – Jeff Mann – Passed (PDF)

CR-No Grade 3 Instructor – Liz Tubbs – Withdrawn (PDF)

CR-No Field Entries – Jeff Mann – Withdrawn (PDF)

CR-Grade 4 Mini MSR – Jeff Mann – Passed (PDF)

CR-Grade 2 Instructors – Irish Pipers of San Francisco – Passed (PDF)

CR-Eliminating the 5-Min. Grace Period – Liz Tubbs – Passed (PDF)

CR-Dress Requirements – Jeff Mann – Passed (PDF)

CR-Scoring and Placing in Band Contests – Sean Campbell – Failed (PDF)

CR-Bass Drumming 3 Grades – Jeff Mann – Passed (PDF)

 


2013 WUSPBA AGM

2013 AGM Minutes – Click to download

Date
October 18 – 20, 2013

Location
Alexis Park All Suite Resort at 375 E. Harmon Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89169

AGM Timeline

Friday October 18, 2013

  • 6PM to 7:30 PM – Games Sponsors Meeting/CTAMS in depth – No Host Happy Hour in  Bar
  • 7:30 PM to 9PM – Drumming for Drinks and Kitchen Piping

Saturday October 19, 2013

  • 8AM to 8:30 AM – Check In and Quorum Count
  • 8:30AM – Call to Order and Introductions
  • 8:40AM – Approval of 2012 Minutes
  • 8:45AM- Officer and Music Board Reports
  • 9AM  Elections
  • 9:20 AM– New Initiative Reports
    •  Website
    •  CTAMS
    •  Education
    •  MDAP
  • 9:30AM – New Business – Amendments to Bylaws and Contest Rules
    • When New Business Completed – 50th Anniversary Contest Winners, Aggregate Winners
  • 12 Noon – Lunch Break
  • 1PM – Resume Meeting if Necessary
  • 3PM – New EC Meeting Stu’s Room – First Workshop Session – Ensemble – Main Ballroom – Schedule subject to change
  • 5PM – Dinner Break
  • 7PM – Concert David, Shawna, Duncan

Sunday October 20, 2013

  • 9AM – Optional New EC and or MB Meetings – Second Workshop Sessions – Rooms TBD
  • 10:30 – Third Workshop Session – Rooms TBD
  • 12 Noon Conclude

 

Proposal Deadline
“The deadline to submit proposals for bylaws and/or contest rule changes for the 2013 AGM was September 11.” 

Officer Elections

President -
Executive Secretary -
Band Registrar -
Treasurer -

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Proposals For Changes to ByLaws & Contest Rules:
(Plain text or Adobe Acrobat PDF Files as noted.)

Bylaws Proposals:

B-SoloRegrading – Music Board (PDF)

B-BandRegradingWording – Music Board (PDF)

B-ECpowersGrantWaivers – Jeff Mann (PDF)

B-AppointBranchPresident – Jeff Mann (PDF)

Contest Proposals:

CR-BassDrumGradeAddition – Bruce Baker (PDF)

CR-SameDayGameSanctioning – Jeff Mann (PDF)

CR-SoloPipingMusicSheets – Bruce Baxter (PDF)

CR-Band15DayTransfers – Drew McPheeters (PDF)

CR-BandRosterException – Drew McPheeters (PDF)

CR-Grade4Bands-MMSR-MAP – Martha Hall, Galand Halloowell, Scott Larson (PDF)

CR-RemoveVoteProcedureFromCR – Andrew Lenz (PDF)

CR-Grade5BandMS68elimination – Jennifer Febre (PDF)

CR-SoloDrummingRecordedMusic – Stu Baker (PDF)

CR-SchedulingOrganizationBands – Janice Richey (PDF)

CR-Grade5BandsReplaceMS68withTLM – Stu Baker (PDF)

CR-RegisteredInstructorNoVoteNeeded – Kylene Tanner (PDF)

 

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Official Minutes of the 2012 (previous year) AGM

2012 WUSPBA AGM Minutes


AGM HISTORICAL INFORMATION:

The following are links to past proposals, minutes, officer votes, etc. for previous years of AGMs.

2012 AGM

2011 AGM

2010 AGM

2009 AGM

2008 AGM

2007 AGM

Late-2006 AGM

Early-2006 AGM