YEAR 2013 -2014
President: - Sue K became president in April 2013. It is her job to chair club meetings and attend meetings of Club Committees and as many Club events as possible. It is expected of the Club President to attend the annual dinners and lunches of other clubs in the South West region and of course Regional Meetings and the SIGBI Annual Conference.
President elect: - Sue K is heroically taken on 2 years supported by her executive committee.
Vice President – Shelagh J.
Immediate Past Presidents: - Ann K.
Secretary: – this year the job is being shared between Fran, responsible for taking the Minutes of meetings, and Mandy, looking after the correspondence – of which there is plenty.
Treasurer: – Janet T, is welcomed back into this post .
There are a number of Club Committees each with one member who sits on the Executive Committee as Convenor. In absence of the Convenor being able to attend executive meetings, another committee member is encouraged to stand in. The Club President is an ex officio member of all committees.
Membership & Attendance: - Linda W will head up this committee undertaking most of the responsibilities of the two previously combined committees. This new committee is responsible for keeping the Attendance book, collecting coffee money, keeping in contact with absent or unwell members. In addition, this committee fulfils the task of welcoming, arranging all formalities for induction process and mentoring new members
Finance: - Susan K- with the Officers of the Club and support of Sue R, Janet T and Barbara W , keeping a check on Club finances.
Fundraising: – Sue R- one of the busiest Committees which organises all the fundraising events in the club but expects the support of all club members.
Friendship: - Addrienne P . A new reorganised committee which promotes and responds to correspondence and exchanges with other clubs in the UK and abroad. At meetings, serves coffee, organises raffle and looks after visitors. Makes arrangements for meeting venue and club meals (up to four per year, including the AGM BUT with the exception of the President Dinner).
Hospitality and Dinner:- Penny L is welcomed onto the executive for the first time .
Programme Action: – Melanie- . Programme Action is the life-blood of Soroptimism – anything we do which helps the local community or clubs or communities abroad. See “Our ongoing service and projects”. Reports back to the club where possible on Regional, National and International projects.
RESPONSIBILITIES ALLOCATED TO INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS
Publicity Officer - Susan P liaises with the President and Executive Committee.
Archivist - Heather M- Responsible for keeping and maintaining the club pas records and memorabilia.
Programme Planning - Sue K plans events and speakers for the following year.
Newsletter Editor- Danielle collects and coordinates submissions to publish the annual newsletter.
President’s dinner - Sue K is taking the responsibility for organising the President’s annual function.
Recycling - organises and collects items for recycling, such as cards, stamps.
Skirting Science -Ruth T is a director of Skirting Science, an associated group that has founded and organises the Skirting Science Project, which reports to the Programme Action Committee.
Website: Susan Y and Danielle are maintaining and updating the club website.
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