AMSNZ AGM Minutes 2019

Saturday 28th September 2019

Rydges Hotel Wellington

Meeting started 1200 hrs

Present: Anton Wiles (President), Stuart Farmer (Treasurer),Greg van der Hulst, Denis Lee ( Secretary), Calum Young, Roger Ward, David Powell, Marcus Hawkins, Bruce Phillip, Rob Morton, Nic Emslie, Joanne

Apologies: Dave Baldwin

Proxies: nil

Previous minutes from 2018 AGM accepted. Proposed Stuart Farmer Seconded Anton Wiles Passed

No correspondence

President’s Report- Anton Wiles

Main focus for the year has been arranging this years Annual Meeting at Rydges.

The Auckland MEs have continued to meet as a Peer Group at various places in Auckland including one at Whenuapai. An offer from the Committee to help out other MEs in the country to run peer review groups was made.

Discussion with David Powell about the possibility of hosting ICASM International Congress of Aviation and Space Medicine in Auckland in 2021. Proposed dates are 26-30 September 2021 at Cordis Hotel. It is expected to attract 200-300 delegates.

Committee from AMSNZ has agreed to support and underwrite the conference up to $60 000. Profits from the conference will go to the Patterson Trust. AMSNZ to have funds up to $40 000 to allow the society to continue function.


Move that Presidents report be accepted. Proposed SF Seconded DL Passed


Treasurers Report- Stuart Farmer

Stable year reported to 31 March 2019

Expenses $14000

Income $21000

Current Account: $50 000

Term Deposit: $78 000

Costs from current conference yet to be done

Difference was income from Queenstown Conference and a significant donation from AMSNZ to Patterson Trust


AMSNZ will be sharing risk with Patterson Trust

Patterson Trust will guarantee any loss beyond $60 000 for the 2021 Conference

Move that the financial accounts be approved Proposed Anton Wiles Seconded Greg Van De Hulst Passed

Motion: No auditor for current financial year

Proposed Anton Wiles Seconded Denis Lee Passed

General Business

No election of Officers required

GB- vote of thanks to Air New Zealand for assisting with bring David Fielding over

Next ICASM meeting will be 13 Sept 2000

Plan is to have next AMSNZ meeting 1 week before that meeting – about 6/9/2000

? next meeting in Christchurch

No information from Patterson Trust


Meeting closed 1pm 28 Sept 2019


Denis Lee Secretary