Northumbrian Language Society

New Chairman at NLS

At last nights Annual General meeting, A new Chairman, John Davidson, was elected following the stepping down of Stuart Lawson.  John paid tribute to the sterling work done by Stuart during his period of tenure, especially with all the added difficulties of the Covid lock downs and consequent disruption and absence of public events.

The executive committee also thanked other members who stepped down, Hazel Dickson,  a founder, and former Secretary and Treasurer, retired, and Andy Bogle, only recently appointed as Press & Publicity officer, also retired, due to personal issues.

Mr Davidson  presented a positive statement of Accounts,  has acted as Treasurer for several years, and he was welcomed to his new position by all present.

 

Following the AGM, the Fred Reed commemorative dinner and readings took place, to general acclaim.

 

 

 

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