bac-committee

Simon Elliott
Chairman

Date of appointment:  November 2018

Key Responsibilities:
• Support the efficient running of Beeston AC.
• Help other committee members to understand their roles and responsibilities
• Attend and Chair Beeston AC Committee meetings and organise deputy if unable to attend.
• Co-ordinate all aspects of club activities.
• Jointly authorise expenditure in conjunction with the Committee
• Communicate Committee decisions to club membership.
• Present end of year report to AGM.
• Represent Beeston AC locally, regionally and nationally.
• Mediate in disputes.
• Recruit new committee members, taking into consideration skills, experience and diversity. Ensure succession planning is in place
• Facilitate succession planning for the position

Key Skills: (Essential / Desirable)
Diplomatic – essential!

Chris Bexton
Club Secretary

Date of election: November 2018

Key Responsibilities:
• Be the club contact for England Athletics and ensure that any correspondence received is notified to the club committee for consideration and action
• Manage the club and members affiliation to England Athletics
• Organise and attend club committee meetings including AGM (producing agenda in liaison with the Chair)
• Taking and distributing minutes, ensuring actions are appropriately delegated to relevant club members
• Produce a report for the club AGM
• Facilitate succession planning for the position

Key Skills: (Essential / Desirable)
• IT skills
• Ability to take accurate notes of meetings and produce clear minutes

Peter Rowlett
Treasurer

Date of appointment: A long time ago!

Key Responsibilities:
• Manage the club finances
• Produce an audited annual statement of the club’s finances for the AGM
• Accept club membership applications and check subscriptions
• Produce a spreadsheet of the club members’ details and supply to the necessary committee members
• Reimburse members for any purchases or expenditure incurred.
• Pay any bills to outside parties.
• Support the Trent 5 finances and produce a balance sheet for the event
• Facilitate succession planning for the position

Dan Rawson
Cross Country Secretary

Date of election: November 2018

Key Responsibilities:
• Promote cross country running to the members
• Select and publicise races for the Beeston AC cross country league
• Entering the club and runners into the cross country leagues and races
• Produce and publicise a spreadsheet after each race showing finishing positions, times and calculate the best 6 scores.
• Encourage members to enter the Championship events, relays and National Championships
• Be responsible for the cross-country kit (tent, flag and pegs!)
• Manage the Cross Country Trophies
• Produce a report for the club AGM
• Facilitate succession planning for the position

Key Skills: (Essential / Desirable)
• Organisation: Remembering to enter teams by the deadlines, collecting monies etc. (Essential)
• Communication: Advertising cross country events and persuading members to enter (Essential)
• Enthusiasm for cross country (Essential)
• Being able to put the tent away! (Desirable)

Andy Hunter
Fell Running Secretary

Date of election: November 2008

Key Responsibilities:
• Promote fell running to the members
• Choose 20 races per year for the Beeston AC Fell Race league which include a variety of distances and difficulty
• Produce and publicise a spreadsheet after each raceshowing finishing positions, times and calculate the best 8 scores.
• Manage the Fell Race Trophies
• Keep up to date with the current issues and rules within the FRA (Fell Running Association)
• Liaise with members who wish to obtain Fell Running Skills i.e. equipment, shoes, safety and navigation
• Encourage members to attend the Nottinghamshire Fell Championships
• Produce a report for the club AGM
• Facilitate succession planning for the position

Key Skills: (Essential / Desirable)
• Personable
• FRA member
• Appreciation of the countryside
• Ability to travel to the hills

Mark Rowlson
Road Running Secretary

Date of election: November 2001

Key Responsibilities:
• Promote road racing to the members
• Choose 16 races per year for the Beeston AC Road Race league
• Produce and publicise a spread sheet after each race showing finishing positions, times and calculate the best 9 scores.
• Attend and represent Beeston AC at the Notts AAA RoadRace sub-committee at various venues throughout the county (every 2-3 months)
• Enter and administer club entry to the Notts Summer League
• Attend and represent Beeston AC at the Summer League AGM at Harvey Hadden (November)
• Apply for the club places from the organisers of the London Marathon and organise a ballot for the club places
• Email all County Championship entries for the Marathon
• Enter teams into local and regional road relays where appropriate.
• Produce a report for the club AGM
• Facilitate succession planning for the position

Key Skills: (Essential / Desirable)
More personable than the Fell Race Secretary

Mike Blades
Coaching Coordinator

Date of election: November 2016

Key Responsibilities:
• Oversee the organisation of club training sessions including introductory sessions for those new to running
• Take responsibility for the Wednesday and Friday training runs – ensuring sufficient variety of routes to cater for allabilities. Publicise the routes in advance of the session if possible
• Induct new members to the club and introduce the format of the training runs
• Advise members on running techniques and ways to improve if requested
• Organise access to training courses form members wanting to qualify as run leaders or athletics coaches
• Produce a report for the club AGM
• Facilitate succession planning for the position

Key Skills: (Essential / Desirable)
• LiRF qualification – essential
• Valid DBS certificate – essential
• Regular attendee of Wed and Fri training runs – desirable
• Good communication and people skills – desirable
• First aid qualification - desirable

 

Jackie Welburn
Ladies Representative

Date of election: November 2018

Key Responsibilities:
• Promote the participation of ladies in road, cross country and fell running, particularly in representing Beeston AC
• Welcome new ladies into the club in conjunction with the run leaders
• Be a ‘go to ‘ person for and lady members with questions or concerns
• Assist the road, cross country and fell secretaries in managing the ladies teams in league competitions, delegating where appropriate
• Hold and distribute ladies club vests to new and current members
• Represent female views to the club committee
• Produce a report for the AGM
• Facilitate succession planning for the position

Key Skills: (Essential / Desirable)
• Communication
• Be welcoming and approachable
• Visibility (through club runs / races / social events)

Jane Lewis
Social Secreatary

Date of election: November 2017

Key Responsibilities:
• Organise and promote social events for all Club members
• Organise and co-ordinate bookings and manage attendance of social events
• Attend social events
• Organise the Club’s Christmas Event
• Assess suitability of proposed events and venues
• Liaise with Committee members about social events
• Promote social events over the Club’s Social media
• Be a positive role model for all Club members

Key Skills: (Essential / Desirable)

• Be approachable
• Interpersonal skills
• Organisational skills

 

 

Rab Acid
Trent 5 Race Director

Date of election: November 2014

Key Responsibilities:
• Overall responsibility for the organisation and administration of the club’s annual Trent 5 mile race
• Ensure the race complies will all statuary parties and obtains a race licence from England Athletics
• Liaise with the club membership to ensure sufficient people are available on race night for the race to operate faultlessly
• Prepare a report for the AGM
• Facilitate succession planning for the position

Key Skills: (Essential / Desirable)
• Commitment and the desire to succeed - essential

Penny Page
Members Representative

Date of election: November 2017

Key Responsibilities:
• Presenting members’ issues to committee
• Listening to club members
• Providing assistance to other committee members
• Attending club events and training runs
• Representing club at key races when possible
• Facilitate succession planning for the position

Key Skills: (Essential / Desirable)
• Reliability (essential)
• Trustworthiness (essential)
• Enthusiasm (essential)
• Communication (desirable)
• Availability (desirable)
• Flexibility (desirable)

Geoff Pennington
Members Representative

Date of election: November 2018

Key Responsibilities:
• Presenting members’ issues to committee
• Listening to club members
• Providing assistance to other committee members
• Attending club events and training runs
• Representing club at key races when possible
• Facilitate succession planning for the position

Key Skills: (Essential / Desirable)
• Reliability (essential)
• Trustworthiness (essential)
• Enthusiasm (essential)
• Communication (desirable)
• Availability (desirable)
• Flexibility (desirable)