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Overview of our 2019 AGM

The Association’s 25th AGM took place in McKee Barracks, Dublin on 04 October, with the kind permission of the military authorities.  The draft minutes will be circulated, in due course.

To view a Report on the AGM download here.

Officers’ Reports

Reports were presented by the President, Brig Gen Paul Pakenham (Retd), the Hon Secretary: Lt Col Joe Ahern (Retd), the Hon Treasurer: Lt Col Richard Cummins (Retd) and the Hon Membership Secretary: Col Richard Heaslip (Retd).  All reports, including the audited accounts for the period ended 31 July 2019, were unanimously adopted.

To view the President’s Report please download here.

Elections

ARCO’s Officers, Regional Representatives, Trustees and Honorary Auditor were unanimously elected for the coming 12 months. 

Executive Committee Motions

The following motions were unanimously adopted:

  • Motion 1 – Aim and Objectives: Within ARCO’s Rules, insert a new Rule 2A titled Aim, and replace the existing Rule 2 titled Objectives, with new Rule 2 titled Objectives.
  • Motion 2 – Subscription: The annual subscription will be increased by €5 from €25 to €30.
  • Motion 3 – Tenure of Office: Within ARCO’s Rules, delete the final sub paragraph in Rule 13 and insert a new Rule 14A titled Tenure of Office.

 

Aim and Revised Objectives

Building on its ethos, values and accomplishments, and with a willingness to change, the Aim and revised Objectives allow ARCO to substantially change its posture, whilst remaining representative, relevant, and viable, in order to safeguard its future.

To read the Aim and revised Objectives, please download here.

Rules

The Rules now incorporate a new paragraph “2A Aims”, an amended paragraph “2 Objectives”, and a new paragraph “14A Tenure of Office”, as adopted by the 25th AGM convened in McKee Barracks, on 04 October 2019.

To read the Rules, please download here, or visit the Rules Section on the Website.

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ARCO 25th Annual General Meeting

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NOTICE TO MEMBERS

ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

25th Annual General Meeting – McKee Barracks

1130hrs, Friday, 04 October 2019

AGENDA:

  • Opening Address by President, ARCO
  • Minutes of 24th AGM – 05 October 2018
  • President’s Report
  • Report of the Hon. Secretary
  • Report of the Hon. Treasurer to include Audited Accounts
  • Report of the Hon. Membership Secretary
  • Appointment of Auditor and Trustees
  • Appointment of Officers, Regional Representatives
  • Executive Committee Motions
  • Any Other Business
  • President’s Closing Remarks

 

Lt Col Joe Ahern (Retd)

Honorary Secretary

ARCO

It is important that members notify their intention to attend in advance to the Honorary Secretary not later than Sunday 29 September 2019 as failure to do so may cause security difficulties at the point of entry to McKee Barracks. Don’t forget to bring your I.D. card to facilitate your entry into Barracks.

Coffee will be available in the Officers Mess from 1030hrs and the Meeting will take place in the auditorium of the Defence Forces School of Catering at 1130hrs.

A light lunch with wine (gratis) will be served after the meeting. Those wishing to partake of lunch must also notify this to the Honorary Secretary by Sunday 29 September 2019.

Apologies from those unable to attend may be conveyed to the Honorary Secretary and will be read out on the day.

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ARCO 24th Annual General Meeting

NOTICE TO MEMBERS

ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED COMMISSIONED OFFICERS
24th Annual General Meeting – McKee Barracks
1130hrs, Friday, 05 October 2018

AGENDA:

  • Opening Address by President, ARCO
  • Minutes of 23rd AGM – 06 October 2017
  • President’s Report
  • Report of the Hon. Secretary
  • Report of the Hon. Treasurer to include audited accounts
  • Report of the Hon. Membership Secretary
  • Appointment of Auditor
  • Elections to Executive Committee
  • Any Other Business

 

Lt Col Joe Ahern (Retd)
Honorary Secretary
ARCO

It is important that members notify their intention to attend in advance to the Honorary Secretary not later than Monday 01 October 2018 as failure to do so may cause security difficulties at the point of entry to McKee Barracks. Don’t forget to bring your I.D. card to facilitate your entry into Barracks.

Coffee will be available in the Officers Mess from 1030hrs and the Meeting will take place in the auditorium of the Defence Forces School of Catering at 1130hrs.

A light lunch with wine (gratis) will be served after the meeting. Those wishing to partake of lunch must also notify this to the Honorary Secretary by Monday 01 October 2018.

Apologies from those unable to attend may be conveyed to the Honorary Secretary and will be read out on the day.

 

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ARCO 23rd Annual General Meeting

NOTICE TO MEMBERS

ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED COMMISSIONED OFFICERS
23rd Annual General Meeting – McKee Barracks
1130hrs, Friday, 06 October 2017

AGENDA:

  • Opening Address by President, ARCO
  • Minutes of 22nd AGM – 14 October 2016
  • President’s Report
  • Report of the Hon. Secretary
  • Report of the Hon. Treasurer to include audited A/Cs
  • Report of the Hon. Membership Secretary
  • Appointment of Auditor
  • Elections to Executive Committee
  • Any Other Business

 

Lt Col Joe Ahern (Retd)
Honorary Secretary
ARCO

It is important that members notify their intention to attend in advance to the Honorary Secretary not later than Sunday 01 October 2017 as failure to do so may cause security difficulties at the point of entry to McKee Barracks. Don’t forget to bring your I.D. card to facilitate your entry into Bks.

Coffee will be available in the Officers Mess from 1030hrs and the Meeting will take place in the auditorium of the Defence Forces School of Catering at 1130hrs.

A light lunch with wine (gratis) will be served after the meeting. Those wishing to partake of lunch must also notify this to the Honorary Secretary by Sunday 01 October 2017.

Apologies from those unable to attend may be conveyed to the Honorary Secretary and will be read out on the day.

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ARCO 22nd AGM – 14th October 2016

ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

22nd Annual General Meeting – McKee Barracks

1130hrs, Friday, 14th October 2016 

AGENDA

  • Opening Address by President, ARCO
  • Minutes of 21st AGM – 02 October 2015
  • President’s Report
  • Report of the Hon. Secretary
  • Report of the Hon. Treasurer to include audited A/Cs
  • Report of the Hon. Membership Secretary
  • Appointment of Auditor
  • Elections to Executive Committee
  • Any Other Business

 

Note:

Coffee will be available in the Officers Mess from 1030hrs.

The Meeting will take place in the auditorium of the Defence Forces School of Catering at 1130hrs.

Lunch will be served (free of charge) at 1300hrs in the Officers Mess.

It is important that members notify their intention to attend in advance to the Hon Sec not later than Friday 25th September as failure to do so may cause security difficulties at the point of entry to McKee Barracks.

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ARCO AGM 2nd October 2015

ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

21st Annual General Meeting in Mckee Barracks at 1130hrs on Friday 2nd October 2015

 

AGENDA

 

  1. Opening Address by President, ARCO

  2. Minutes of 20th AGM – 3rd October 2014

  3. President’s Report

  4. Report of the Hon. Secretary

  5. Report of the Hon. Treasurer to include audited A/Cs

  6. Report of the Hon. Membership Secretary

  7. Appointment of Auditor

  8. Elections to Executive Committee

  9. Any Other Business

 

It is important that members notify their intention to attend in advance to the Hon Sec not later than Friday 25th September as failure to do so may cause security problems at the point of entry to McKee Barracks.  Coffee will be available in the Officers' Mess from 1030hrs and lunch will be provided after the meeting.

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Agenda – 20th ARCO Annual General Meeting

20th Annual General Meeting in Mckee Barracks

on Friday 03 October 2014 at 1130 hrs

 

AGENDA

1.         Opening Address by President, ARCO

2.         Minutes of 19th AGM – 05 October 2013

3.         President’s Report

4.         Report of the Hon. Secretary

5.         Report of the Hon. Treasurer to include audited A/Cs

6.         Report of the Hon. Membership Secretary

7.         Appointment of Auditor

8.         Appoinment of Trustees

9.         Elections to Executive Committee

10.       Any Other Business

It is important that members notify their intention to attend in advance to the Hon Sec  not later than Friday 26th September as failure to do so may cause security problems at the point of entry to McKee Barracks.  Coffee will be available in the Officers' Mess at 1045 hrs and lunch will be provided after the meeting.

 

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2014 ARCO AGM

A date for ARCO members’ diaries. The 20th Annual General Meeting of ARCO will be held in McKee Barracks, Dublin, on FRIDAY, 3 October 2014. Members are reminded that Notices of Motions must be sent to the Honorary Secretary not later than 1 August.

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Agenda – ARCO Annual General Meeting

19th Annual General Meeting – Mckee Barracks

Saturday 05 October 2013

AGENDA

  1. Opening Address by President, ARCO
  2. Minutes of 18th AGM – 27 October 2012
  3. President’s Report
  4. Report of the Hon. Secretary
  5. Report of the Hon. Treasurer to include audited A/Cs
  6. Report of the Hon. Membership Secretary
  7. Appointment of Auditor
  8. Elections to Executive Committee
  9. Draft ARCO Rules
  10. ARCO White Paper on Defence Submission
  11. Any Other Business
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ARCO AGM 2013

A very timely date for your diary. The 19th Annual General Meeting of ARCO will be held in McKee Barracks, Dublin, on Saturday, 5 October 2013. Members are reminded that Notices of Motion must be sent to the Honorary Secretary not later than July 31.

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