2021 AGM

On 13-Dec, SPBASA held it's 2021 Annual General Meeting, officially closing the year, but also closing a two-year election cycle.

The AGM started with an overview of the 2020-2021 accomplishments, listed as follows:

  • Agreement with Rhythm Monster

  • Massed Bands: Best Practices + scores + videos

  • Competition Catalog: Categories & Entities

  • Youth Leagues

  • Code of Conduct

  • Annual Roster Survey: 3rd and 4th year + new fields/reports

  • Facebook Live: 2020 + 2021

  • New PB Members: CHPB, SPScots, Latitude 33, LCPB, BHPB (Full Voting Members)

  • Revisions to our Constitution: Roster, AGM, definitions, Associated Members, Alliances

  • Relaunched G9 planning, survey, etc.

  • Back-office: migration to Google Drive, transferable email accounts, Google Meet.

  • Upgraded spbasa.org

  • Instagram: @spbasa04

  • Media Bank

The Current Board presented a proposed road-map of projects for 2022, summarized as follows:

  • Complete the Massed Bands scores (snare drumming, tenor drumming, bass drumming, pipes harmonies)

  • Create a centralized tool for storing competition results

  • Create Adult and Senior Leagues (as a continuation of the creation of the Youth League)

  • Work on a framework for Solo Competitions (as we have done for Gatherings and Pipe Band competitions)

  • Create and manage an after-the-fact feedback form for Gatherings (comparable to the form used for the G9)

The AGM continued with the President elections, where the current President and Board were re-elected for 2022-2023:

  • President: Michael Flight

  • Vice President: Richard Empson

  • Secretary: Brian Gibson