Red Crescent-Selangor is pleased to announce that the election of the Branch Committee members for the Year 2014-2016 was successfully carried out on 8 June 2014 as appended below. The post of the Branch Chairman was contested by Puan Fatimah Sulaiman and Dato’ Saidin Thamby in absentia. The latter purported to have signed 2 letters :
(i) letter dated 2 June 2014 that was faxed to the Honorary Secretary informing of his inability to attend the meeting; and
(ii) letter dated 6 June 2014 which stated his inability to attend the meeting and “ menerima sebarang jawatan yang diberikan dengan rela hati”. However, inspite of the inconsistency but in the spirit of democracy, the Election Chairman as well as Puan Fatimah Sulaiman allowed the nomination to be put forward.
As for the other items in the Agenda, they were unanimously approved, namely:
(i) The minutes of the 62nd Annual General Meeting;
(ii) The 2013 Annual Report which covered the Activities/Programs for 2013; the CSR acknowledgments, the activities/programs conducted by the 14 Chapters; Names of recipients of BSMMM awards and the related financial highlights for the Year 2013; and
(iii) The audited accounts for the fiscal year ending 31 December 2013.
Excerpts of the Branch Chairman‘s address, Puan Fatimah Sulaiman:
- expressed grateful thanks to committee members and all those who volunteered their time and expertise in assisting the Branch in delivering effective programs and for their unreserved support to her;
- the rapid growth of the Branch is reflected in its numerous activities and projects in sectors for example Mangrove Replanting, Ambulance provider and 1st Aid & CPR training classes;
- as we move on, it is appropriate to remind ourselves that we must not rest on our laurels which is quite easy to do; and
- raise the consciousness of ensuring that the proper decorum will be observed at all times during such communications of enhancing the image and integrity of the Branch.