Date: Tuesday 12 October 2010

Time: 7.00pm

Location: Dept of Engineering, Robert Blackburn Building, University of Hull


I have pleasure in drawing your attention to the Annual General Meeting of the BCS Humberside branch, which will be held on Tuesday 12 October 2010 in the Faculty of Engineering, University of Hull, commencing at 7pm (usually lasting about 15 minutes).

I would be grateful if you could make every effort to attend this important event in our calendar.


  1. Apologies for Absence
  2. PDF fileMinutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 12/5/9
  3. PDF fileChair’s Report (PDF)
  4. PDF fileTreasurer’s Report (PDF)
  5. Election of Committee 
  6. Any Other Business

Copies of the last AGM minutes and officers’ reports will be distributed at the AGM. To facilitate members that are unable to attend, the secretary shall, on request, be pleased to forward copies of these documents.

Your branch committee needs your support to continue in its work for all members. We need new committee members to help us run our events as in previous years. We would be grateful for all nominations to join the committee using the forms included. The work is not onerous. We keep committee meetings brief and infrequent. Our main task is devising an interesting programme for the membership. What can you to do help?

Nominations are sought for the offices of:

  • Chair
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

Also for general membership of the committee.

The previous year’s committee is listed in full below. All positions will become vacant, to be filled at this AGM from nominations received.

Please note that nominations for the election of chair, secretary and treasurer must be signed by two branch members and lodged with the secretary (Nick Smith, 4 Cherry Trees, Skidby, HU16 5UB. Email: before the date fixed for the Annual General Meeting; that is, before 12 October 2010. The consent of the nominee must be lodged with the nomination.

Last year's committee:


Role Name Role
Brian Tompsett
Chair Nick Smith Secretary
Bryony Booth Treasurer Colin Masterman

Webmaster/Email Coordinator

Dale Taylor

PR/Email Coordinator

Alan Carswell Membership Secretary
Paul Brayford Committee
Mark Norman Committee Member

Following the AGM, there will be a Chair’s invitation lecture by Dr Mark Baldwin - Enigma, Bletchley Park and the Battle of the Atlantic commencing at 7.30 pm. Dr Baldwin will bring a 1944 4-rotor Enigma machine.