At The AGM - the members of the Association will appoint a Chairman and the Committee. The Committee will be made up of no less than five members and not more than eight.
The committee members so appointed shall hold office from that date for 2 years. At the end of two years a committee member must stand down or offer themselves for re-election at the Annual General Meeting.
The Committee will appoint a Secretary. The Secretary will take notes and record all meetings, collate and file any letters, notes, and correspondence of the Association.
The Committee are responsible for the accounts of the Association and will appoint a Treasurer who will maintain accurate records of income and expense and will report back to the Committee at each Committee meeting. The financial year will run from 1st April to 31st March. The Treasurer will prepare the annual accounts and present them to the AGM for ratification.
If it is felt necessary by the Association; The Committee will appoint an independent examiner of the Association’s accounts.
The Committee may co-opt other members or persons onto the Committee for a short period of time to provide specialist help or knowledge. If their co-option continues it will then be ratified at the next GM.
The Chairperson will call any such meetings deemed necessary. The Chairperson will lead such meetings and represent the members with a fair and open mind.
A representative of the Committee may attend any such other meeting on behalf of the Association and may speak on its behalf.