Annual General Meeting

All positions on the committee will be declared vacant at the upcoming AGM. There have been nominations for all the positions except for President. Any nominations need to be sent to the Secretary at by 11 September 2020.  

The Annual General meeting will be held on Saturday 19th September at 10.00am at the Rhododendron Gardens, Parrish Avenue, Mount Pleasant.

Due to Covid restrictions only 20 members, including Committee members, will be allowed to attend.. Any member wishing to attend should contact Ros Tierney on 0448095388. It will be the first members to ring who will be able to attend. Those unable to attend but wishing to vote should also contact Ros.

Members are asked to bring their own morning tea, including a thermos of your favourite hot drink!

The meeting will be followed by a short walk.

The committee positions are:

President – Provides leadership to ensure club operations run smoothly, ideally someone who has already spent time on a committee and is familiar with meeting procedure.

Treasurer – Manages the club’s finances, has custody of the club’s bank accounts, tracks income and expenses in a spreadsheet and monitors online payments.

Secretary – Handles club correspondence, organises meetings, takes minutes and is the contact person for Bushwalking NSW.

Program Manager – Co-ordinates activities, keeps in touch with leaders, checks and edits submitted activities online and publishes them on the website.  Sends out notices online about changes to the program.

Newsletter Editor – Seeks news and information items of interest, writes articles, compiles and distributes the online and printed versions, sends out interim notices online.

Website Manager  –  Oversees website operations, makes changes to website, handles problems and queries,  monitors website expenses.  Is the single point of contact for the service provider.

Membership Secretary – Manages the online member database and email list.  Handles enquiries about the club and deals with queries from members.

Activities Recorder – Sends out and receives Activity Registers.  Monitors activities undertaken and records the number of activities and participants in a spreadsheet.

Publicity Officer – Arranges the display of posters on community noticeboards and in shop windows.  Seeks opportunities to promote the club using traditional or social media channels.  Posts photos and other information in Facebook.

Training and Special Interest Co-ordinator – Identifies opportunities to develop or enhance skills across all activities.  Co-ordinates training sessions, liaises with leaders and other training providers.

There are two meetings each quarter at the City Diggers Club in Wollongong.  In addition, there is the AGM which is usually held at an outdoor venue.

If you are interested in having a role in the management of the club and would like further information please contact one of the committee members.  Full position descriptions are available on request.