Dear Members,

At the Association’s AGM on 23 Sep 16 the AMA Executive Committee recommended that the Association’s subscription be raised from £15 to £20. There followed a lively debate at the AGM which culminated in an (almost) unanimous vote to accept the proposal. The annual AMA membership subscriptions will, therefore increase from £15 to £20 with effect Jan 17. The AMA has not raised its subscription for at least 15 years. In this period the AMA’s running costs have increased significantly and we have taken on a part time member of staff to manage our office at Indefatigable. We have managed this increase in its running costs by successfully claiming Gift Aid on your subscriptions and also by obtaining sponsorship from Team Army and from Deloitte as well as gaining grants from the Army Sports Control Board. The Executive Committee noted however, that further modernisation was now required and that our database, membership cards and Direct Debit system required review. The subscription rise will largely go towards this modernisation effort, but any excess funds will be put towards the provision of better meets, improved competitions and larger expedition grants.

Regards,

Paul J Edwards MBE

Colonel

Chairman Army Mountaineering Association.

 
 

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