Special Resolution from the Board of Directors, GSMD Inc.
On the occasion of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II the following is a resolution that was scribed and read by W. Becket Soule to the General Board of Assistants assembly, without objection, on 10 September 2022:
WHEREAS: The members of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants acknowledge our common roots "as loyal subjects of our dread sovereign Lord King James"; and
WHEREAS: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II reigned for more than seventy years over the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and the Commonwealth; and
WHEREAS: the members of the European Society, the Canadian Society, and the Australian Society now mourn the passing of their head of state; and
WHEREAS: Her Majesty has served as a source of dignity, and inspiration as an example of selfless duty and lifelong service;
BE IT RESOLVED by the General Board of Assistants gathered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, that the condolences of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants be joined with those of so many others around the world on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and
THAT the Governor General of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants do now convey our deepest sympathy and sorrow on this loss.
We all mourn her loss. In remembrance,
JANE E. GROVES RIDDELL HURT
General Society of Mayflower Descendants