General Assembly of the Club des Cent Cols at Annecy (Haute-Savoie), November 5th 2022


Annecy, Imperial Palace, 5 November 2022

The President, Enrico ALBERINI, opened the General Assembly at 14 h.

He thanked for their presence
Martine CANO, President of the FFCT,
Catherine BOURGEAIS-ROUET, President of COREG Aura (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) and of CODEP74, and Antoine ARMAND, member for the Annecy district.

After his Morale Report (see the ICC of October 2022), he gave the floor to Hervé RETIERE, the club Secretary, for the Club’s Activities Report.  A report which will serve as the basis for a more complete presentation that could be used notably outside the Club. It can be read here :

Presentation of the Club’activities

Sébastien VADOT, the Treasurer, then presented the Financial Report followed by the provisional accounts.

Presentation of the financial report

Account auditors Alain LAXENAIRE and Michel MATHIEU then took the floor to present their report.

The President then spoke, announcing the voting results and underlining the significant increase in the number of voters in 2022 : 899 voters. This compares with 466 voters in 2021, being an increase of 93 %.

The results :

Number eligible to vote : 1974
Number of voters : 899
Participation : 45,6 %

Morale rapport87110135
96.9 %1.1 %1.4 %0.6 %
Activities rapport8728145
97.0 %0.9 %1.5 %0.6 %
Financial rapport 8768105
97.4 %0.9 %1.1 %0.6 %

Statutory business being over, The President handed over to Graham CUTTING who announced the completion of a titanic piece of work  : the creation of catalogues of cols for the whole world.

Intervention of Graham Cutting.

Then, Didier RÉMOND presented the future séjour in summer 2023 at Praz-sur-Arly (presentation to be published on the Club’s site).

The President then introduced Christophe MARCHAL, the 8000th member of the club, to the General Assembly.

Presentation of Christophe Marchal.

He then presented to DTs Pierre MAI, Didier RÉMOND, Gérard FILLION-ROBIN and Alain GILLODES diplomas for their long service.

Awards of Diplomas to DTs for Services Rendered.

Jean PERDOUX, the Club’s Founder and Honorary President, then took the floor.

He was then followed by Henri DUSSEAU – President Honoris Causa

Intervention of Jean Perdoux – Part 1

Intervention of Jean Perdoux  – Part 2

He was then followed by Henri DUSSEAU – President Honoris Causa

Intervention of Henri Dusseau

The last three presidents each then took up the history of the 50 years of the Club.

Intervention of Claude Bénistrand – President from 2001 to 2009

Intervention of Régis Paraz – President from 2009 to 2017

Intervention of Bernard Giraudeau – President from 2017 to 2021.

During the pause, Claude MABILLOT displayed photos of the Regional Rendezvous Auvergne at the Col de la Croix des Gardes on 17 September 2022.

At the resumption, intervention by video recorded by Daniel Gobert, President of BIG (Brevet International du Grimpeur)

Then in turn, spoke :

Eric THOUVENIN, President and founder of Openrunner

Michel ROUGERT (vice-president of Cosfic 2024, organiser of the Semaine Fédérale 2024 of the FFCT)

Catherine BOURGEAIS-ROUET, President of COREG Aura (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) and of CODEP74

Martine CANO, President of the FFCT gave her wrapping up of the fiftieth anniversary of the Club.

And, Enrico ALBERINI finally concluded this extraordinary General Assembly by inviting everyone to a wine reception.



General Assembly : annexes

The Lac d’Annecy,  the cycle path explained by Jean PERDOUX during the stop at Bon Wagon during Sunday morning’s tour of the lake.

The dinner tables at the General Assembly 

General Assembly 5 November 2022 : photos by Bernard Corbet

General Assembly 5 November 2022 : photos by Pierre Mai

The AG on Guy Garcin’s blog

General Assembly 2022

The General Assembly 2022 took place at Annecy (rooms of the Impérial Palace) on Saturday 5 November 2022 at 14 h

The séjour of which it formed part is described on the Séjours  page of the site

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