The 1st meeting of GANT’s executive committee took place today.
The following positions were allocated;
- Chairperson : David Parody
- Vice Chairperson : Joey Garcia
- Secretary : Javi Triay
- Treasurer : Vickram Khatwani (not in photo)
- Technical Committees : Desiree McHard and Anthony Provasoli
- Marketing : Nick Cowan
- Training : Ian Torrilla
- Administrator : Thomas Johnson
The Executive also considered the applications for membership and a total of 7 Observers, 5 FSC Authorised Firms, 4 Firms using DLT and a further 17 Advisory firms were accepted as members of the Association.
Consideration was given to extending honorary membership to other trade associations and bodies who the executive considered would add value to the workings of the Association.
Annual fees were set by the Executive for the 1st year of operation at the following rates;
- Corporates @ £500 pa
- Individuals @ £100 pa
- Observers @ £200 pa
- Representatives of members @ £100 per individual other than the 1st one.
The Chairperson will be writing to each applicant to confirm the successful determination of their application.
Various workstreams were identified for the Executive and sub-committees will soon be established to deal with these. The Executive will also be seeking a meeting with the FSC by way of a formal introduction to its workstreams and members.
An EGM will be called for the 11th February 2019 where the membership will be asked to ratify the Constitution of the Association, Members of the Executive and to identify additional workstreams.