Annual Meeting

Matt Talbot Retreat Movement Annual Meeting

To: All Matt Talbot Retreat Groups:
Matt Talbot Retreat Movement Annual Meeting
The Pines Manor, Edison, NJ ~ Sunday November 8th, 2009

10:30 AM     Workshop     Questions, Problems, Complaints, Ideas
12:00     Lunch     Up to three members from each group without charge.  If you want to bring more people, additional meals are available at cost.
1:00 PM     Annual Meeting     Will begin immediately after lunch.

We need new trustees.  And we need Trustees willing to commit time to the unglamorous work it takes to keep this Movement going and to make possible the Retreats which are so important in the recovery for so many. Please send us your nominations.

Agenda for the Annual Meeting

* Welcome.  Doreen Holland, President
* Reports to delegates:
1. Treasurer’s Report: John Bodnar.  Financial Statements will be available at www.matttalbotreteats.org in the Group Information area when received.
2. Secretary’s Report: Megan McKinney
3. Annual Luncheon Report: Kathleen McAndrews
* Board of Trustees Election
* Any business from the floor or requested by groups not in attendance.

We hope the meeting will conclude by 4:00 PM.

Whether or not your group plans to attend, please fill in the enclosed response form and return it to us.  Also, please fill in the information on the back of the response form which us with current information about your group.  While it would be wonderful to have all 202 groups in attendance, we realize that distance alone prevents this.  Please give us your comments and suggestions.

Election Notice – Please read carefully

At the Annual Meeting of the Matt Talbot Retreat Movement Inc., the terms of the following members of the Board of Trustees will expire:  Chris Dilcher, Stewart Brebnor, Joan Martin,

Joey McCallion, Dave McIntyre, Michael Zapcic, Megan McKinney.  Not all of these trustees may ask to be re-elected.  To fill any of the at least eight positions, you may nominate anyone you chose subject to the following cautions:

* Should attend the Annual Meeting in order to briefly present a short resume of their Matt Talbot Involvement to the delegates.
* Must be a member of the Retreat Movement with 3 years of continuous sobriety, generally should have made at least two retreats.

Space for your nominees is provided on the enclosed response form.

Register/Respond On-line:

http://matttalbotretreats.org/annual-meeting-response-form/

Directions to The Pines are Enclosed