We hereby give notice that the Annual General Meeting of the Clarence Bicknell Association will be held on Friday 13th July 2018 at 11am in the Musée des Merveilles, Avenue du 15 Septembre 1947, Tende 06430 France courtesy of the museum's director Charles Turcat and the Département des Alpes-Maritimes.
This meeting is open to members and honorary members of the association. You can join at www.clarencebicknell.com >association. The meeting will be in English but questions from the floor can be accepted and answered in French and Italian. The museum's exhibition "Les Merveilles de Clarence", jointly curated by Susie Bicknell, opens the same day and there will be visits hosted by one or more Bicknell at 14h30 and 16h00 on Friday 13 July 2018. See other events in our list at http://www.clarencebicknell.com/images/downloads_news/clarence_bicknell_2018_centenary_events.xls but note that the events organised by the Mairie de Tende 15,16,17 July remain unconfirmed.
This meeting is provided for in the statutes of the association which you can read at http://www.clarencebicknell.com/images/downloads_association/CBAstatutes.pdf Other relevant documents can be consulted on the same downloads page. The 2017 accounts will be posted before 13 July.
Please note that "Officers will normally serve a term of two years other than the Chairman who a) till the end of 2018 shall be a family relation of Clarence Bicknell and b) shall serve a term of four years. The Chairman may be reappointed for further terms." Marcus Bicknell (chairman), Susie Bicknell (secretary) and Graham Avery (vice-Chairman) have agreed to stand for a further term (4 years in the case of the Chairman and 2 years in the case of other officers (statutes III.4).
The only decisions known in advance are the re-elections of officers (committee members). If you are a member and would like to vote by email please send your vote to Tiu ĉi retpoŝtadreso estas protektata kontraŭ spamrobotoj. Vi devas ebligi Ĝavaskripton por vidi ĝin. naming the officers for whom you would like to vote. The present committee is:
Chairman Marcus Bicknell Clarence relation, researcher, member of the board of SES in Luxembourg till April 2018 and of other companies in media and technology. Student of all things Clarence and webmaster. Based northwest of London, UK
Vice-Chairman Graham Avery Senior Member of St. Antony’s College, Oxford University, and Honorary Director-General of the European Commission, Brussels. His interests include archaeology, mountain-walking, botany, researching and writing on those topics. Based Oxford
Treasurer Geoff Bicknell Chartered accountant and international business man. From January 2015
Secretary Susie Bicknell Writer, researcher. Based northwest of London, UK
Committee member Christopher Chippindale Archaeologist, writer, researcher. Based Cambridge
Committee member Valerie Browne Lester Clarence relation, writer, researcher. Based near Boston USA. www.valerielester.com
Committee member Maria Pia Luly-Jones Nature artist, based Bordighera
Committee member Helen Blanc-Francard Writer, researcher, garden expert. Based north of Paris.
Committee member Titus Bicknell Exhibitions, conferences, new media professional, Washington DC. From January 2015. http://www.titusbicknell.com/
If you would like to stand, to propose a candidate or to propose an item for the agenda, please email or phone us.
13 juillet 2018. Tende: 11h Assemblée Générale de l'Association Clarence Bicknell, ouverte aux membres, en anglais, dans la salle des conférences du Musée des Merveilles. Tende: Ouverture de l'exposition Les Merveilles de Clarence au Musée des Merveilles, Tende (jusqu'à la fin septembre). 14h30 et 16h00: Tours guidés “Un Moment Avec Bicknell” assurés par la famille Bicknell (Org Musée des Merveilles).
Marcus Bicknell, Chairman
Association Clarence Bicknell
Clarence Bicknell Association
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