Committee

Chairman (Chris Jones)

The chairman’s role is to oversee club meetings, ensuring that a structured discussion and proper decision making takes place. Tasks include chairing general committee meetings, chair the annual general meeting and to attend the annual club dinner to present awards.

 

General Secretary (Neil Richards)

The general secretary role is to assist the chair by preparing agendas, taking minutes and managing affiliations with external organisations. The general secretary should perform these duties for all general committee meetings and the annual general meeting.

 

Treasurer (Darren Bowden)

The treasurer’s role is to maintain the financial viability of the club. This is achieved through maintaining an accurate account of the financial position of the club. Brief financial statements should be provided at general committee meetings and full statements at the annual general meeting.

 

ROAD Ride Secretary(Lee Mardon)

The ride secretary is to oversee the organisation of all rides. This does not mean that they have to personally organise all the rides, but to assist members ensuring that the club activities are maintained. Events are to be made public by means of the club web page, Facebook & Strava. It is not just the ride secretary to propose rides, all members attending the meeting are requested to have input. A majority rules basis to finalise rides will be adhered to at all times.

Welfare Officer(Karen Trivett)

The welfare officer’s role is to ensure all persons in the club working with children and young people are fully aware of what is required of them within the guide lines of British Cycling’s Code of Conduct and policies of Good Practice. The main duties will include liaising with the club youth coaches to ensure agreed procedures for the prevention of risk are being followed and to receive, record and process any concerns relating to the welfare of children and young people in the club.

 

Committee members are expected to attend the general bi-monthly meetings as well as the annual general meeting. The need to attend committee member only meetings may arise, but these are few and far between!

 

Non-committee roles

 

MTB Ride Secretary(Sacha Baber)

The ride secretary is to put forward and organise the proposed mountain bike rides. This does not mean that they have to personally organise all the rides, but to assist members ensuring that the club activities are maintained. Events are to be made public by means of the club web page, Facebook & Strava. It is not just the ride secretary to propose rides, all members attending the meeting are requested to have input. A majority rules basis to finalise rides will be adhered to at all times.

 

ROAD Ride Secretary(Lee Mardon)

The ride secretary is to put forward and organise the proposed road rides. This does not mean that they have to personally organise all the rides, but to assist members ensuring that the club activities are maintained. Events are to be made public by means of the club web page, Facebook & Strava. It is not just the ride secretary to propose rides, all members attending the meeting are requested to have input. A majority rules basis to finalise rides will be adhered to at all times.

 

Social / Events Secretary(Karen Trivett)

The social secretary is responsible for the organisation of social nights out throughout the year. Also to include the organisation of the Christmas night out for members and an evening for members and their partners. 2014 will require the organisation of the second annual club dinner and awards ceremony!

 

Team Kit Secretary(Andrew Robins)

The team kit secretary is responsible for managing the requirement of club clothing. The design of the kit is already established.

 

Non-committee members are expected to attend the bi-monthly general meeting as well as the annual general meeting and always welcome to join a general committee meeting.